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Windows Update Not Working

Windows update not working error message usually shows up when you are attempting to run or install some updates whether automatically or on demand? Do you often come across the Windows update error 0×80070005 or Windows Update error code 8024402F which are the most common ones that lots of computer users will meet with? No matter which operating system you are using and no matter which Windows update not working error message you are facing, here I will show you some easy computer maintenance tips to prevent & fix Windows update error immediately.

The reasons for Windows update not working

The issue may be caused by several factors, such as a corrupted Windows Update temporary folder, stopped update services or corrupted Windows registry. Each cause can make Windows update not working error happen, so, here I will show how to fix Windows update error message manually step by step.

Notice: Even a tiny mistake can cause your pc freezing or deadlock, so, please first make sure you are good at computer knowledge or know something about it. If not, you should tend to the automatic way which will be displayed at last.

Steps to fix Windows update not working error

Step 1: Verify the relevant Windows Update services


* Click Start, and Run, type sysdm.cpl, and then press ENTER.
* Click the Automatic Updates tab, and then select one of the following options. I highly recommend that you select the Automatic (recommended). Automatically download recommended updates for you computer and install them option.


Step2: Reload the Update temporary folders

One possible cause is that the temporary folder for Windows Update contains corrupted files. Let's erase all the files there to get the system clean.

1. Click Start, Run, type: cmd and press Enter. Please run the following command in the opened window.


Net stop WuAuServ
2. Click Start, Run, type: %windir% and press Enter.
3. In the opened folder, rename the folder SoftwareDistribution to Sdold.
4. Click Start, Run, type: cmd and press Enter. Please run the following command in the opened window.

Step3: maintain Windows registry


We know that no matter whenever the computer or a program starts, it will read through the Windows registry database for needed entries or processes. So, if it is messed with thousands of broken/missing/corrupted entries, the computer speed will become desperately slow. So, you should pay attention to make the registry database clean and error-free neither by manually or automatically with some registry cleaner programs. They are designed to quickly scan the computer and remove the useless/invalid entries & repair the broken/missing/corrupted ones within clicks.


Scan your computer immediately when having troubles in installing some Windows update packs. The professional computer registry software can help you get rid of kinds of potential PC risks and leave you a completely stable PC working environment.


Except for as the registry cleaner, one perfect registry software can also do windows update and clean up temporary files or temporary folders completely automatically with just several clicks, thus, once you have such perfect registry software, Windows update not working error message can be easily fixed automatically even you are a total newbie.


Registry Winner is such a program which has been downloaded by millions of users and proven to be a perfect tool which can automatically fix all windows errors including Windows update not working error and speed up slow pc easily.