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Windows 7: Windows Update keep turning itself off

04 Jun 2018   #1
Sylveon Fetish

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Windows Update keep turning itself off

I am having an issue across two different PCs. a Dell Optiplex 780 (desktop) and a Lenovo b570 (laptop). Windows Update will automatically turn off at seemingly random times. I am then presented with a message in the action center, "Change Windows Update settings" and it will ask if I want to install updates automatically or to not install updates. I always choose the option to install updates automatically.

I get this popup notification several times a day on both PCs. I have not installed anything new on either PC. In fact, there has not been anything installed on these two computers in quite some time other than usual updates to software e.g. Firefox.

Does anybody know what the problem could be?

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04 Jun 2018   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

This MS website might help you diagnosing what is causing your problem. Follow some of the suggestions particularly the one on Clean Boot to isolate a program that might be the cause.

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