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When I opened up services.msc and here is what I found: Automatic Updates was not started. This was returning the same errorcode as when visiting the Windows Update website. So would it really matter if I didnt uninstall it 1st? Also delete them from c:\windows\system32\dllcache !

It can also be caused if your computer is recovered from a virus or adware/spyware attack or by an improper shutdown of the computer. Double-click the icon of the .bat or .cmd file.Step 5. How to easily fix The Automatic Updates Service Could Not Be Started Error 126 error? Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

COM+ Event System was started. danielsmith89 wrote: I am having this same problem too and am trying to delete all the wu*.* files, I manage to delete them fine, but they just recreate themselves straight away, Contact your system administrator. After it ran it said I needed to restart so I did, and that fixed the problem!

Point to a known location (like the desktop) and click "OK." 5. I tried that earlier, I also tried unregistering them first but nothing I do with the dlls fixes the problem. SEO by vBSEO 2.3.2 © 2005, Crawlability, Inc. From there I tried removing the Program Files\Windows update folder and also the Windows\Sftware Distribution\WebSetup and WuReDir folders to no avail.

Automatic Updates - WILL NOT ACTIVATE This is a discussion on Automatic Updates - WILL NOT ACTIVATE within the Windows XP Support forums, part of the Tech Support Forum category. Did Group Policy redirect where Auto-Update looks for tis udpates? Once the restore is complete, reboot your computer.Repairing your Windows installation from your Windows CDIf all the above solutions fail, then you may have to repair your Windows installation from your http://www.softwaretipsandtricks.com/forum/windows-xp/4942-automatic-updates-not-working-clients-xp-pro-refer-c-windows.html Often you will have to download and install Windows Installer 3.1 and the Windows Genuine Advantage tool before you can download any more updates.

Test it... In the list of services, double-click on Automatic Updates and then click Properties. 4. Thanks in advance, Julie « computer randon computer lockups | XP Pro does not see hard drive during install » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread None of the 3 are marked as started.

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To continue: Register or reinstall the files for me now (Recommended) Let me read about more steps that might be required to solve the problem" But I'm unable to proceed beyond This is not working either. Currently my sticking point seems to be: Error 1058: The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or becasue it has no enabled devices associated with it. At the command prompt, type regsvr32 wups2.dll, and then press ENTER.

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 GAZMAN195 GAZMAN195 Topic Starter Members 60 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:02 PM Posted 14 October 2008 WU uses it too. Browse to C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386 (Different on 64 bit Editions) 8. and they'd pop right back up!..

Please restart your computer, and then run System Restore again". 2. Microsoft Update and Automatic Update are working too. I'll test this on other servers & if other actions are required, I'll post 'em! Again nothing happened.

Using the site is easy and fun. Close Internet Explorer 2. Also check the Dependencies tab to help locate the services that they depend upon, and the services that depend upon them".

The description of the Automatic Updates service says: "Enables the download and installation of Windows updates.

Last edited: Aug 15, 2011 Brightstar, Aug 15, 2011 #6 Brightstar Private E-2 Alright, I think I have finally resolved the issue. Then reboot in normal mode and go to windows update. Due to this, I uninstalled the SP and tried, still fails. privileges as it is the only account that is accessible from normal startup (safe mode has a second "administrator" account inaccessible from normal mode).

What The Heck? » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118>> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. If you're running Windows XP Pro, NT or 2000, the "host" file should be located in your C:\winnt\system32\drivers\etc folder. Verify that the Service status is started, If the Service Status is Stopped click on the Start Button. CryptSvc was started.

When I try to start it manually, it quits giving me that error message I posted earlier every time I start it. Close all open programs, including McAfee or other Anti-virus program. 2. I'm not sure if it's related, but we started seeing this issue quite a bit after we were affected by conficker.b, so I'm not sure if the worm caused issues, or PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics) Social:

Click OK to step through the process. I had the same issue... Click "Install." Reboot , now try." And this last post in the thread: I realize this is a really old thread, but this thread is the first i came across so Log in or Sign up MajorGeeks.Com Support Forums Home Forums > ----------= PC, Desktop and Laptop Support =------ > Software > This site uses cookies.

In the Startup type list, select Automatic and click Apply. 5. Okay it's very very simple. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946413 a_cup, Aug 13, 2011 #4 pwillener MajorGeek Also try running Microsoft Update from http://www.update.microsoft.com/ instead of Windows Update; it may reinstall the updater software. The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it.

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