Guide to Fix Windows Automatic Update Service Not Running Error

Windows operating system gives you automatic update service by dint of which you can update the Windows computer automatically. You receive many pop ups in the Windows computer time to time to update the Windows. But when you click on the pop ups and try to install the updates, you see Windows automatic update service not running error. Actually the issue comes to you due to internet disconnection or due to the problem with automatic update service. In this situation, you cannot be able to fix the problem of automatic update service not working. You need not be worry about the problem and go through this article properly. You will find every solution here. The issue can be fixed with the help of manual or automatic troubleshooting. You can also fix the problem with a third party automatic Advanced System Repair tool in the computer.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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After the occurring of Windows automatic update service not running error, you will not be able to install updates in the computer. It will also not show the list of the programs or apps that has to be updated. Sometimes the system becomes so much slow and your PC gets stuck at some point.

Mainly automatic update service not working issue comes to your computer due to internet disconnection, virus infections, problem with the automatic update service, etc.

You can fix Windows automatic update service not running error with the help of the following manual steps. But always keep in your mind that manual method requires a deep technical knowledge to fix the issue;

  1. Go to the start button and type services.msc.
  2. Scroll down and find the Windows update service.
  3. If it is stopped then ok else right click on it to stop the service.
  4. Now go to C:/Windows/SoftwareDistribution/.
  5. Delete all the files present in it.
  6. Again return to the service.msc and start the Windows update service.

At the end of the manual method, you will see that the Windows automatic update service not running error is removed from the computer and you are able to install updates in the PC. But you also need to have a sound technical knowledge to get rid of this problem. You can also download Advanced System Repair tool in the computer to fix the issue.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Advanced System Repair tool is one of the best tools in the world so that it will remove Windows problems automatically. The tool will scan the computer first, find out the errors and corruptions and fix them properly. It also repairs the Windows registry and misconfigured or damaged system files.