Stopped services, deleted files in c:\windows\softwareDistribution, restarted services, looked for updates and they were downloaded! Let us know if need more help. Other laptops may also have the problem when attempting to install or clone to a new drive. Softpedia and the Softpedia logo are registered trademarks of SoftNews NET SRL. http://harryhooie.com/windows-update/windows-update-service-not-running-windows-7.html
No reboot needed for me. Thanks, the help was much appreciated. Download the Microsoft Fix It utility to your computer from: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2730071. 2. Thanks a lot! (FYI for other people who may have also this problem -and I dont know if that was a problem too- but I also had to update my intel https://www.wintips.org/windows-update-cannot-check-for-updates-windows-8-7-or-vista-solved/
Was not able to do windows update, the service was started, but when asked to check for update, the message appeared stating that the windows update service was not running. Thank you so much Reply XavDeb Jul 27, 2016 @ 17:31:09 Solution 2 was the good one Reply Steve Aug 21, 2016 @ 12:00:08 Awesome fix and directions! JJ says: 5 years ago Just had this issue. Thanks Reply Jay0220 Dec 01, 2014 @ 02:07:56 Thank you very much!
Thank you Reply CrazyNinjaMike Oct 23, 2014 @ 09:17:42 Thanks! Windows 7 Help Forums Windows 7 help and support Windows Updates & Activation » User Name Remember Me? That helped me a lot. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit Like on the first one: net stop wuauserv.
Reply Zohra Mar 15, 2015 @ 10:15:42 Thanks, Wonderful and Great solution. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled By I had the same issue however It was an program written by intel. Neil says: June 3, 2012 at 4:24 pm Thanks much – did the trick for me. win_7_buggy says: 5 years ago This was great advice.
It usually happens with the driver or software compatibility. Windows Can't Check For Updates Windows 7 I AM SO FED UP! Install the latest Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver (Intel RST). * Source: http://support.hp.com/gb-en/document/c02219204 * You can download the latest RSTS driver from your computer's manufacturer website or from the Intel® Rapid Reply alaska May 2, 2016 at 7:29 am Steps 1-5 did the trick.
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hi im trying to get windows update to work, I downloaded the SURT, & it wouldn't install ERROR 0X80080005. From what I could find out is seems to be a corrupt registry but I don't know the best way to fix it. arnold says: May 31, 2012 at 5:32 pm Thanks, it also work for me. Check This Out It worked and found 150 important updates plus 5 optional ones.
Simple fix…AND most important…it worked (Win2K8R2 Standard Hyper-V hosted). Windows Can't Check For Updates Vista I hope it will help. Joe says: 5 years ago Wow - this actually worked, after all other Microsoft recommended fixes failed.
kevin says: 5 years ago Thank you! Total corruption both times. to "SoftwareDistributionOLD") . How Do I Turn On The Windows Update Service anis says: July 1, 2012 at 10:07 pm not showing windows service in services Daniela says: July 3, 2012 at 12:03 am thanks you so much!!!
Thanks. I even restarted my computer and ran Windows Update again (“no important updates available”) and created a Restore Point for good measure. I tried sorting the names maybe I just couldn't find it and then I also tried to search for it, but it's really not there. http://harryhooie.com/windows-update/windows-update-error-800b0100-windows-7-service-pack-1.html Unfortunately, I didn't see it before, but, many thanks!!
Thanks again for your help. Bless you! Reply Merc Doc Jan 06, 2015 @ 13:09:38 Simple fix, Brilliant stuff Reply Meseret Jan 06, 2015 @ 21:24:53 Solved. Instant Karma for you, my friend.
tyvm!!! 😀 Reply Kidx February 10, 2015 at 1:02 pm Works …Thank u Reply ed January 10, 2015 at 1:03 am thanks so much, worked like a champ Reply ghelibean September With 0% completion. Best regards. Luis says: May 26, 2012 at 8:50 pm Thank you.
the computer is working just fine and the system of my notebook wont install or download any update so far. You may delete that. I was at a dead end until I read your post. start service "Background Intelligent Transfer Service".
i hit the restart and kabooom..everything was back to normal Reply Tom Njiri Oct 13, 2016 @ 12:18:49 Hi, Whoever you are and wherever you are, thank you very much for Reply David Dec 04, 2014 @ 16:40:28 It worked. I went away and did some shopping. Reply Hesienberg Feb 06, 2015 @ 17:19:45 Thank you very help full Reply Lakminda Feb 06, 2015 @ 19:19:04 Great help thank you brother…:D Reply Ken Feb 06, 2015 @ 22:26:55
The deletion of the folder wasn’t enought… you had to reboot… i found this out the hard way. It also restored my search. I spent nearly 2 days looking for solutions online and none of them worked.