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Windows 7: Windows 7 update service no running

13 Jan 2018   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Windows 7 update service no running

I have the same windows 7 update service error and have tried all suggestions on the thread below, as well as others.
This is the thread from dadybeecher, Nov. 2012

I have tried to get the file below from NoelDP but it is no longer available.

"I've uploaded a file - - to my SkyDrive at Microsoft OneDrive - Access files anywhere. Create docs with free Office Online.
Please download it, and extract the contained .reg file.
Right-click on teh extracted file, and select Merge.
You'll get a couple of warnings, and then hopefully a success message.
Reboot, and try Windows Updates again."

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14 Jan 2018   #2

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

Hi John,,
looks like your late to the party

the problem started about a month ago, MS issued a duff certificate.
Follow the instructions in this thread, >>post#9<<, follow it EXACTLY

Windows Update service not running - Windows 7 Help Forums

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14 Jan 2018   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64

I click the link to thread and #9 is resetting time? I am following post #6. I reset date to 12/1/2017, turned off auto time set, and I am in the process of updating. Update found 6 files. I’ll let you know when it’s finished.
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14 Jan 2018   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

Successfully installed all 6 updates, reboot and reset to correct time & date. Reboot again and windows update works fine.
Thanks for your help.
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