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Thanks, Al Tuesday, June 05, 2012 6:08 PM 0 Sign in to vote Thanks GAB, updating Defender worked for me. Turn it on if it is off(my was off). Great advice with Windows Defender. I changed it to Never check for updates and then back to Check for Updates but let me choose when to download and install them and after that it worked it this content

works fine. My Windows Update Service and BITS were both setup and correctly running. Many thanks! What is the connection between Defender and running Windows Updates? https://www.wintips.org/windows-update-cannot-check-for-updates-windows-8-7-or-vista-solved/

Windows Update Service Not Running Windows 7

The fix for me was to go into Windows Update and change the settings to "Never check for updates (not recommended)", click OK, and then change it back to "Install updates Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:21 AM 0 Sign in to vote Cheers mate...so elegant :) Wednesday, June 27, 2012 12:33 PM 0 Sign in to vote I am having the same The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. But then I renamed the edblogfile as edb-rename and then kicked off Windowsd update.

It's a hardly ever used Toshiba notebook with W7 Home. On a domain computer with GPO applied for auto update, there is no win defender. Edited by gudel45 Friday, July 13, 2012 9:48 PM Proposed as answer by StoneInShoe Friday, December 07, 2012 6:03 PM Friday, July 13, 2012 9:46 PM 0 Sign in to vote Windows Update Service Missing THANK YOU!!!

SOLUTION: Update your Windows Defender before you do Windows Updates. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because Updates On This Computer Are Controlled By Wenn du bei YouTube angemeldet bist, kannst du dieses Video zu einer Playlist hinzufügen. The fix for me was to go into Windows Update and change the settings to "Never check for updates (not recommended)", click OK, and then change it back to "Install updates I then applied Brook's fix and got 136MB worth of updates installed in a matter of minutes (thanks again Brook!).

Thanks, norm Hopefuly, Micrsoft wil find the root cause. Irrt Driver Windows 7 Just in case, please post an MGADiag report..... I have the same error message as this thread's title. Anmelden Teilen Mehr Melden Möchtest du dieses Video melden?

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Thx itsN Proposed as answer by bartonsprings Thursday, November 15, 2012 1:16 PM Unproposed as answer by bartonsprings Thursday, November 15, 2012 1:18 PM Monday, May 21, 2012 4:26 PM 0 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/10164/fix-windows-update-errors Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Windows Update Service Not Running Windows 7 Defender is turned off and never used. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Because You Must First Restart Noel Paton | Nil Carborundum Illegitemi | CrashFixPC | The Three-toed Sloth Tuesday, May 22, 2012 4:55 PM 5 Sign in to vote I think they all DO have the same

From the HP link Notebooks with the Western Digital high density hard drive, such as 1TB or 750GB, may display abnormal error messages if the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver (IRRT) http://harryhooie.com/windows-update/stop-windows-update-service-windows-7.html thanks again Friday, June 22, 2012 1:59 PM 0 Sign in to vote Brook, you are swell! Thanks. Like PMBottas, I only use the pc infrequently. Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates Windows 7 64 Bit

Toggling the setting between Never check for updates, clicking OK, and then switching back to Install updates automatically resulted in a new message that the Windows Update Service itself needed to So I checked "Never Update", rebooted and selected to let me choose whether to download and install. I could then run Windows Update with no issues. have a peek at these guys All local group policy settings for Windows Update were set to Not configured, yet Registry settings existed in an AU folder within WindowsUpdate that would not update to match the group

Don't have or use MS Essential Security. Windows Can't Check For Updates Vista Tuesday, July 31, 2012 4:05 PM 0 Sign in to vote Had the same issue, my system had not updated in over a year. then Windows Updates worked.

Sunday, July 15, 2012 5:15 AM 0 Sign in to vote These commands are invalid: SC QUERYEX BITS SC QUERYEX WUAUSERV They just trigger the help dialogs Darryl Gittins Sunday, July

Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running... It help me :)) Tuesday, July 10, 2012 7:15 PM 0 Sign in to vote THANK YOU!!! I just downloaded and installed about 35 updates without problems. Error Code 0x800b010a It would seem that having a fully updated Windows Defender and Windows Security Essentials is required for the updater to run.

Your computer may be compromised with a virus and part of a botnet, sending spam or attacking websites. I had previously disabled it. In my case, Windows Defender was off and not updated and I was getting the same error others are reporting, "Windows cannot currently check for updates." BITS was running and WU http://harryhooie.com/windows-update/windows-update-error-800b0100-windows-7-service-pack-1.html I imaged 5 PCs last week and just got to them this morning and 4 out 5 cannot do the Windows Updates.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 6:33 AM 0 Sign in to vote This really helped - straightforward simple advice that solved the problem instantly. Restarting them did nothing, they restart with no error. Hope this helps somebody. I'm sure that switching it off this way and then choosing any option that enables windows updates would have had the same effect.

update every day at 3:00 am) did not re-enable WU. Fast and effective!! Thanks! Generated Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:11:19 GMT by s_ac2 (squid/3.5.20) {{offlineMessage}} Try Microsoft Edge, a fast and secure browser that's designed for Windows 10 Get started Store Store home Devices Microsoft

I imaged 5 PCs last week and just got to them this morning and 4 out 5 cannot do the Windows Updates. I have the same error message as this thread's title. As soon as I re-enabled Windows Deffender, updated it, performed a quick scan, i was able to actually launch the Windows Updates and fould 59 updates ready to dwonload and install. Thursday, July 19, 2012 2:51 AM 0 Sign in to vote Perfect -- worked immediately.

I recently had the problem and not sure what the root cause was. Thanks Sunday, August 12, 2012 10:30 PM 0 Sign in to vote When I came across this issue, I did not have the option to "Never check for updates (not recommended)"