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Windows 7: Windows update not running - windows 7 home premium 64 bit

08 Nov 2014   #1

windows 7 home preimium 64 bit
Windows update not running - windows 7 home premium 64 bit

i had just changed a hard rive from a 500gb seagate to a 1tb hgst and when i try to do windows update and when i click on it i am prompted with a message that says windows update cannot currently check for up dates because the service is not running you may need to restart your computer which i have done many of times with no success i really dont know what to do

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08 Nov 2014   #2
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Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1

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08 Nov 2014   #3

windows 7 home preimium 64 bit

i cant cause i dont have SP1 and there is coming up with error # 0xc8000247
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09 Nov 2014   #4

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

SP1 is irrelevant here - the problem is that error message...

This may simplybe caused by a bad set of Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers -

Installing theIntel Rapid Storage Drivers

try downloadingand installing them from here -

(you want theiata_enu.exe download)

Once complete,please reboot twice, then attempt Windows Update.

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