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Windows 7: Windows 7 update "Service Not Running Error"


21 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Windows 7 update "Service Not Running Error"

Long story short, Ive been attempting to install Games for Windows Live however everything I have encountered so far has led me here to ask for the help of others. You see I am running windows 7 home premium 64bit and when I attempt to update windows its states that "Windows update service is not running please restart." I have restarted and the problem has persisted and I am nearly at witts end. I have checked service to see if the problem lies there but it doesn't even show up....
Trust me I have tried everything I could find and even followed the instructions posted here in the guidelines Windows Update Posting Instructions As I proceeded to run the readiness tool the program stopped and gave me this error from the Windows Update Standalone Installer "Installer encounteered and error: 0x80070424. The specified service does not exist as an installed service" Which was to be expected seeing as it is not running under the services and several other things I tried gave me this error :/

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22 Jan 2014   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit
 
 

try the following link; hopefully it will help ya out. If it doesnt then post here again and i will see what else i can do.


Error 0x80070424 ocurs when you use Windows Update, Microsoft Update, or Windows Firewall
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24 Jan 2014   #3

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Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Please download the Farbar Service Scanner from

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-service-scanner/

Right-click on the saved file and select 'Run as Administrator', and tick all the options, then click on the Scan button - copy and paste the report to your response.

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12 May 2014   #4

64 bit. Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 update "Service Not Running Error"

Hi NoelDp,

reading other posts, found the one you suggest to run certain things on command pront, I did it and the results is like this:

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
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C:\Windows\system32>NET START BFE
The requested service has already been started.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2182.

C:\Windows\system32>NET START BITS
The requested service has already been started.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2182.

C:\Windows\system32>NET START WUAUSERV
The wuauserv service is starting.
The wuauserv service could not be started.

A system error has occurred.

System error 14082 has occurred.

The activation context activation stack for the running thread of execution is
corrupt.

C:\Windows\system32>NET START TRUSTEDINSTALLER
The Windows Modules Installer service is starting.
The Windows Modules Installer service was started successfully.

C:\Windows\system32>

Dont know what else to do as the windows update is still saying the same, not running and been restarting the computer 1000 times.

Please some help will be Greatly appreciatted

Cheers!
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12 May 2014   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)
 
 

Following Standing instructions would be a good start -
Please start a NEW thread of your own, detailing your own problems, and follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data to that thread.
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