We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Consumer Advice


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

The Windows Updates service won`t run


Mack1

Likes # 0

When I click Windows Updates in Win7 I get the message that the update service is not running and I may have to restart.Even then I still get this message.Updates on my machine are set to automatic but do not appear to be doing so.Any help with this problem much appreciated.

Like this post
Jock1e

Likes # 0

Have you gone into services and made sure Windows updates were set to automatic and running.

Like this post
Jock1e

Likes # 0

If you have tried that and it still does not work Disable it and stop it running in services,Reboot and switch it back on and make sure it has started.

Or have a look here.

Click here

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

Apple's 2014 highlights: the most significant Apple news of 2014

IDG UK Sites

2015 creative trends: 20 leading designers & artists reveal the biggest influences & changes coming)......

IDG UK Sites

Ultimate iOS 8 Tips: 35 awesome and advanced tips for using iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad