Should I still follow Step 4 - install Intel RSTS Driver? Greg says: 5 years ago Spent a whole afternoon googling this problem and reading all kinds of posts with convoluted, scary procedures to try. Thank you so much! Thank you! http://sortpictures.net/windows-update/windows-update-cannot-currently-check-for-updates-because-the-service-is-not-running-windows-7.html
My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32 How to resolve Windows (8, 7 or Vista) update error: “Windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running” when you check for updates. Thanks Michal. Thanks.
Great solution! Problem solved after I download and install the latest version from Intel. You may need to restart your computer. that I now run UBUNTU O.S.
Nawee says: May 18, 2012 at 10:59 pm After doing the above and a restart, Windows Update was back up and running again. Tried the second but doesn't open as Admin. Then I clone upgraded to a 750 (Advanced Format) and windows update stopped. Windows Can't Check For Updates Windows 7 You can disable this by selecting only "PCs on my local network" here.
We have three Apples (two MBP and one iMac)… And we have this one "great" Windows-7. I was scared thinking that something was seriously wrong with my computer. Steve says: June 4, 2012 at 9:55 am The followed the instructions the fault with windows update still occuring is there any way to down load the updates to this folder https://www.wintips.org/windows-update-cannot-check-for-updates-windows-8-7-or-vista-solved/ I can find the shortcut for it but the service is missing..
Arizona Short says: August 22, 2012 at 9:09 am Hi! Discover More Solutions 2 - easy peasy. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because The Service Is Not Running Windows 7 Fix Contact Us Windows 7 Support Privacy and cookies Legal Top Windows 7 Forums - Windows Vista Forums - Windows 10 Forums The Windows 8 Forums is an independent web site Windows Update Service Missing Worked like a charm.
BaBs says: June 16, 2012 at 6:14 pm Just read the post below. my response Id be evr so grateful. Yvonne says: December 4, 2012 at 9:52 pm I would also like to say a BIG Thank you. Thx very much! Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart
When checking the event log, under the “system” section, windows reports that the event log service is not running. Tried many other “fixes” that didn’t work. Thanks Bushman says: 5 years ago Thanks! check here THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!
For a while I tried to keep it up with Registry Booster which sorta helped but not quite. Microsoft Fix It Utility Reply Happy Camper Dec 04, 2014 @ 08:31:51 Worked like a charm! I have no idea why Intel Rapid Storage management has anything to do with windows file systems, but updated it and it worked.
Eddie says: May 23, 2012 at 1:37 pm I replaced a hard drive and windows update didn’t work after. Reply lakonst Oct 09, 2016 @ 09:29:47 @Mike: Please read more carefully before comment…The name of the folder is "SoftwareDistribution" Reply Amy Oct 21, 2016 @ 17:23:19 Thank you so much Thanks for this fix, someone was suggesting to format and re install window, which is the cruelest thing to do for PC users. Error Code 0x800b010a After installation restart your computer and check for updates. (Applied to: Windows 7 SP1 & Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.) Restart your computer.
Tim says: May 24, 2012 at 1:50 am So awesome! What can I do? After I got this PC back from repair, Windows Update hasn't been working at all, until now! :D lol 71 updates needed! I stopped the (Windows Update), service then Deleted the “C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\” sub contents.
Thank you very very much John says: 6 years ago You are the man!!! Followed your procedure and Windows Update started right up as though nothing had happened. Bill Gurling says: 6 years ago Thanks for the tip, worked like a charm. Mauricio says: 5 years ago Awesome, it really works.
Your solution 2 worked like magic! !l Thank you so very much! Specifically, Vista Home Premium 32 bit, on an Acer Aspire 4530 - problem began on a clean load of Windows immediately after installing the SMBUS driver. Glad I didn't listen to so-called Microsoft MVP who declared it to be a uncurable virus that mandated clean install. Feb 22, 2017 @ 04:10:30 For me as well.
Reply Admin Sep 03, 2015 @ 23:05:28 Solution 2 fixed it….Thank you. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058 Reply Huni May 14, 2015 @ 12:09:18 I had this problem this problem for a very long time. Dell 15XPS laptop HD died, replaced drive (WD Blue 750 GB) and reinstalled from the Recovery Image (no Windows DVD with system). It is also rebuilding the "SoftwareDistribution" folder.
Thanks. Deleting the SoftwareDistribution folder worked like magic. Niketya says: 5 years ago Worked for me too. I tried Microsoft's Fix It tool and many other suggestions that didn't work.
The morale of it all: Have patience. Thanks so much.