Home > Windows Vista > Windows Server 2008 Updates Not Downloading

Windows Server 2008 Updates Not Downloading

Contents

Thank you, thank you, thank you! When checking the event log, under the “system” section, windows reports that the event log service is not running. Piyush says: July 22, 2012 at 12:29 pm Thank you very much for the tip. It is located at C:\Windows\system32 (assuming windir is C drive). have a peek here

I'm glad I bumped into your website. If the problems persists, provide me details about your hardware (notebook model & ssd model). I could not find "Windows Update service". Reply Yaser Aug 30, 2016 @ 07:39:53 this one is the perfect solution… thanks Reply Lee Oct 24, 2016 @ 17:49:26 Have tried all the above including the command prompt to https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/3f56a317-7155-48bf-a0d3-8a13a53d936b/windows-2008-r2-servers-cannot-get-updates?forum=winserverManagement

Windows Server 2008 Updates Not Downloading

Thanks a lot. Michal says: May 19, 2012 at 7:22 pm Which Windows version do you have? I have a laptop I don’t use very often. Thanks a lot for a very cool post.

Raagul says: August 28, 2012 at 4:57 am ^ I’m having the same problem as you I can’t find it :/ Aaron says: August 17, 2012 at 4:21 am Thank you!!!! You may also try to stop Windows Update Service (wuauserv) using sc stop wuauserv and delete the following folder and registry keys (and sub folders / sub keys): %windir%\softwaredistribution\datastore HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate Delete It Worked. Windows Vista Won't Download Updates This information was very important to repair the error.

This morning when I switched it on it updated the AVG Anti-Virus but then the windows update came up with the “service not running” message. (Could be just a coincidence). Reply mohamed Apr 05, 2016 @ 22:54:32 thanks for your help Reply Ayman Alansary Apr 08, 2016 @ 18:03:28 Thanks, solution 3 worked well. Now what?? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/windows-update-cannot-currently-check-for-updates/704829bc-c3de-40fc-8b8f-f8194416f45c al says: August 15, 2012 at 5:30 pm thanks so very much Paul – did the same route as most other’s – very frustrating, but thanks to you it’s now fixed!

Try the following: Run Command Prompt as Administrator & execute the following commands: 1. Windows Vista Will Not Update I tried this 2 times and it failed. not being able to stop the service) I did (from the above): 1) Click the Start Button, type "msconfig" in the search bar and press Enter. 2) Click the "Services" Reply lakonst Sep 09, 2016 @ 17:14:59 @Carter: Try the solutions from here: http://www.wintips.org/fix-windows-update-service-bits-service-missing/ Reply Sahil Jagotra Sep 21, 2016 @ 19:38:31 Solution 2 worked fine.

Unable To Install Updates Windows 7

Jim says: July 15, 2012 at 8:38 pm This worked. http://serverfault.com/questions/355020/windows-update-not-working-on-windows-server-2008-r2 Here is the "Simple Fix" That's not really necessary.  I have found that the easiest way to fix a Microsoft Update problem is to switch back to Windows Update from the "Change Windows Server 2008 Updates Not Downloading Now here I am several hours later. Windows 7 Cannot Download Updates I had the same issue however It was an program written by intel.

Microsoft likes WSUS because it cuts down on the number of users hitting the Windows Update site.  And that's what this post is really about.  Microsoft has been slowly moving everyone navigate here Saran says: May 24, 2012 at 7:26 am Thanks a lot………. Luis says: February 6, 2013 at 7:41 pm I never publish anything, anywhere. If any service is missing or cannot be stopped or restarted, please let me know. Windows Vista Not Downloading Updates

Quick Malware Scan and Removal Guide for PC's. Thank you again Reply Jon Mar 23, 2015 @ 19:36:03 Thankyou so much! Thanks! http://homeshareware.com/windows-vista/windows-7-cannot-download-updates.html Thanks for this fix, someone was suggesting to format and re install window, which is the cruelest thing to do for PC users.

Love, Mom Kevin says: August 4, 2012 at 3:34 pm Deleted contents of Software Distribution folder, rebooted and still receiving the same error message. Windows Vista Cannot Check For Updates chris says: August 14, 2012 at 12:19 am there is no windows update on the list, and yes i have admin rights, what do i do now? Attempted setting controller to ATA, still no go.

Thanks & Regards, Naveed Jim Anderson says: January 11, 2013 at 3:46 pm Reboote!!!

Microsoft A simple fix for Microsoft Update problems By Tim Malone | in Tech of all Trades, March 13, 2008, 1:25 PM PST RSS Comments Facebook Linkedin Twitter More Email Print I even restarted my computer and ran Windows Update again (“no important updates available”) and created a Restore Point for good measure. share|improve this answer edited Jun 29 '14 at 8:01 kasperd 17.9k93067 answered Jun 29 '14 at 3:43 Steven F. Windows 10 Cannot Install Updates Amazing how this stuff works sometimes!!

Fixing “Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running” | Simple Cloud Works Arjinwet says: May 31, 2012 at 3:12 pm Thanks for your hopefully help. What should I do ? c. this contact form You’re a lifesaver!!!

I appreciate your effort Reply J Apr 17, 2016 @ 22:31:37 I tried solution 2 and it didn't work, but then tried solution 3 and that one did. BaBs says: June 16, 2012 at 5:40 pm DIDN’T work for me… Windows 7 Home Premium, HP dv6-1455sv laptop. Nothing has changed at all, still can’t update. It also fixed other issues with certain programs that weren't opening.

EJ Johnson says: May 24, 2012 at 6:13 pm Thank you! Nawee says: May 18, 2012 at 10:59 pm After doing the above and a restart, Windows Update was back up and running again. drwain says: May 25, 2012 at 5:16 am Another happy reader. Then Restarted Windows Update service (the directory sub contents were recreated by restart the Windows Update service) then Run: Control Panel\System and Security\Windows Update and it found 43 new updates.

Well-Done Microsoft (again!). I did not delete the SoftwareDistribution folder … I simply renamed it and created an empty one as a placeholder before running the update service again). N B says: June 22, 2012 at 7:15 pm Brilliant… Thanks a lot!! Reply Anna Aug 22, 2015 @ 09:17:27 Thanks!

You kick Microsoft’s butt!!!! Several hours of research and Windows support “answers” and nothing. 3 minutes reading and running your solution, and problem solved. That works good for me. –user210625 Feb 24 '14 at 14:01 add a comment| 5 Answers 5 active oldest votes up vote 8 down vote Could you please to follow instructions that resolved my problem!

Thank you so much.

Back to Top