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Windows 7: windows update service isn't running

21 Dec 2015   #1

windows 7 ultimate x64
windows update service isn't running

Ran by Abhijeet (administrator) on 21-12-2015 at 18:22:27

Running from "C:\Users\Abhijeet\Downloads\Programs"

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate   (X64)

Boot Mode: Normal



Internet Services:



Connection Status:


Localhost is accessible.

WAN connected

Google IP is accessible. is accessible. is accessible.



Windows Firewall:



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 => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\drivers\nsiproxy.sys => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\dhcpcore.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\drivers\afd.sys => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\drivers\tdx.sys => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\tcpip.sys => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\dnsrslvr.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\mpssvc.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\bfe.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\drivers\mpsdrv.sys => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\SDRSVC.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\wscsvc.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\wbem\WMIsvc.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\wuaueng.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\qmgr.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\es.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\cryptsvc.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MpSvc.dll => File is digitally 

C:\Windows\System32\ipnathlp.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\iphlpsvc.dll => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe => File is digitally signed

C:\Windows\System32\rpcss.dll => File is digitally signed



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21 Dec 2015   #2

windows 7 ultimate x64

please help me guys
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21 Dec 2015   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

Google has lots of hits for this problem: windows update service isn't running windows 7
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21 Dec 2015   #4

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello abhisingh,

You might see if using OPTION THREE in the tutorial below to completely reset Windows Update may help.

Windows Update - Reset
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