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Windows 7: Win 7 Msg: Windows Won't Update Because Service Is Not Running

05 Aug 2013   #1
Orrymain

Win7 Home Premium, 64-bit
 
 
Win 7 Msg: Windows Won't Update Because Service Is Not Running

I have a netbook computer I use sporadically and I wanted to update it but when I go to Windows Update I get a message that says it can't update because "the service is not running." It says I might need to restart the computer. Well, I've done that. My internet connection is fine. I actually think I've had this for quite a while because I can't even remember the last time I got a message for it to update. I've done everything I know to do. Any suggestions?


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05 Aug 2013   #2
VistaKing

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Farbar Service Scanner

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Place the file onto your desktop

Right click on FSS.exe select

Place a check mark next to the following options
  • ⬜ Internet Services
  • ⬜ Windows Firewall
  • ⬜ System Restore
  • ⬜ Security Center
  • ⬜ Windows Update
  • ⬜ Windows Defender

Press the Scan button

Farbar Service Scanner will create a log, called FSS.txt, on the Desktop. Upload the FSS.txt with your reply
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