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Windows 7: Windows 7 update service not present

20 Jan 2010   #1
dragosb

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Windows 7 update service not present

Hi,

I have a problem with the windows update. It has a red icon telling me that it is disabled and if I click on check updates it tells me that the service is not running. I searched for the windows update service and I could not find it in the list. Please help me find out what the problem is and how I can solve it.

Thank you


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20 Jan 2010   #2
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Hello dragosb,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Type sevices in the start menu search box and hit enter. Make sure the Windows update service is started and set to automatic (Rt. click on a service and select properties to change).

Hope this helps.

Gary
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20 Jan 2010   #3
dragosb

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
What is the name of the service

I can not find the windows update service in the list.
Can you please tell what is the name of the service as I do not seem to find it
I do not have any windows update or automatic update service present

Please help
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20 Jan 2010   #4
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

Sorry I meant to have this pic in the post, but that is what it is called.

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Don't know why it wouldn't be there.


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21 Jan 2010   #5
dragosb

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Service not in list

Unfortunatelly I do not have the service in the list.
Anyone with some ideas of what could be the problem?

Thank you
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21 Jan 2010   #6
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dragosb View Post
Unfortunatelly I do not have the service in the list.
Anyone with some ideas of what could be the problem?

Thank you

Just a thought, Is Windows Activated ?
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21 Jan 2010   #7
dragosb

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Just checked

I have just checked and it says that it is activated and genuine
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21 Jan 2010   #8
dragosb

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

seems like I found the problem, the service was not registred and I had to register it mannualy with regsvr32.exe
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21 Jan 2010   #9
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

can you post a screenshot of what you are seeing on windows update.
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21 Jan 2010   #10
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dragosb View Post
seems like I found the problem, the service was not registred and I had to register it mannualy with regsvr32.exe
so you got it fixed?
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