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Windows 7: Windows Update Service Not Running

24 Oct 2013   #41
Maypack

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

All done as requested. farbar Scanner report:

Farbar Service Scanner Version: 20-10-2013
Ran by Tony (administrator) on 24-10-2013 at 21:12:53
Running from "\\BEAST\Users\Tony\Downloads"
Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
****************************************************************
Internet Services:
============
Connection Status:
==============
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible.
Google.com is accessible.
Yahoo.com is accessible.

Windows Firewall:
=============
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.

Firewall Disabled Policy:
==================

System Restore:
============
System Restore Disabled Policy:
========================

Action Center:
============
Action Center Notification Icon =====> Unable to open HKLM\...\ShellServiceObjects\{F56F6FDD-AA9D-4618-A949-C1B91AF43B1A} key. The key does not exist.

Windows Update:
============
Windows Autoupdate Disabled Policy:
============================

Windows Defender:
==============
Other Services:
==============

File Check:
========
C:\Windows\system32\nsisvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\nsiproxy.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\dhcpcore.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\afd.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\tdx.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\tcpip.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\dnsrslvr.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\mpssvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\bfe.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\mpsdrv.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\SDRSVC.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\wscsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WMIsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\wuaueng.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\qmgr.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\es.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\cryptsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpSvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\ipnathlp.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\iphlpsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\rpcss.dll => MD5 is legit

**** End of log ****


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24 Oct 2013   #42
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Good there's only one remaining error - and the problem with the MPSSVC.

The remaining error is actually the Windows Action Center.

I've uploaded a file - mpkfixac.zip - to my SkyDrive at Noel's SkyDrive

Please download and save it to your desktop.

Right-click on the saved file and select Extract all...

Save it to the default location

This should create a file mpkfixac.reg



right-click on the file, and select Merge

Accept the warnings, - you should then get a 'Success' message.

Close all windows, and reboot.

Now run the FarBar Service Scanner again, and post the results.
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24 Oct 2013   #43
Maypack

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

No file with the name mpkfixac in your SkyDrive.
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24 Oct 2013   #44
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Should be - according to SkyDrive, it went up at 21:28
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24 Oct 2013   #45
Maypack

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Got it now.
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24 Oct 2013   #46
Maypack

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

getting there: farbar service Scanner Results:

Farbar Service Scanner Version: 20-10-2013
Ran by Tony (administrator) on 24-10-2013 at 22:04:26
Running from "\\BEAST\Users\Tony\Downloads"
Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 (X86)
Boot Mode: Normal
****************************************************************
Internet Services:
============
Connection Status:
==============
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible.
Google.com is accessible.
Yahoo.com is accessible.

Windows Firewall:
=============
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.

Firewall Disabled Policy:
==================

System Restore:
============
System Restore Disabled Policy:
========================

Action Center:
============

Windows Update:
============
Windows Autoupdate Disabled Policy:
============================

Windows Defender:
==============
Other Services:
==============

File Check:
========
C:\Windows\system32\nsisvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\nsiproxy.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\dhcpcore.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\afd.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\tdx.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\tcpip.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\dnsrslvr.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\mpssvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\bfe.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\mpsdrv.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\SDRSVC.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\wscsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WMIsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\wuaueng.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\qmgr.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\es.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\cryptsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpSvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\ipnathlp.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\iphlpsvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\system32\rpcss.dll => MD5 is legit

**** End of log ****
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24 Oct 2013   #47
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Great - that log is now clean.

Let's try Windows Update now - you'll probably need to do a manual scan for updates first.... does that do anything?
If it works, then attempt to install only the oldest update you can find - preferably the oldest Security Update for Windows ( NOT a .NET one, please!)

what happens? what exact error message do you get, if any?
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24 Oct 2013   #48
Maypack

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

There are over 500Mb of updates including a few .NET ones too. I installed the oldest Security update and it created a restore point and installed the update perfectly. No error messages at all.
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24 Oct 2013   #49
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

YAY!!
so far so good
Now we nurse it along a bit - just install the other Security Updates for Windows, and reboot again, before attempting any of the more 'rugged' updates
leave the .NET ones until last.


You may have one or two refuse to install initially - just add them to the next round, and try again.
See how many you end up getting in
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24 Oct 2013   #50
Maypack

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I've left my pc doing 49 Security Updates. So far it has downloaded. Over 80% of them. I'll leave it on overnight and see where we are in the morning.

Thanks for the time you've put into sorting this out Noel. It's much appreciated
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