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Win 8.1 can't check for updates

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    win 8.1

    Win 8.1 can't check for updates

    The windows update services is running yet the following appears: Update.docTried..... stop service, start service with reboots. sfc /scannow, dism /restorehealth Any help appreciated.

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  2. #2

    Southern California
    Posts : 788
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64

    Hey mate,

    First, to make sure Malware isn't the cause, use your antivirus to check and remove any malware.

    Next, use windows troubleshooter to attempt to find and fix problems. This is built-in, as in the picture:

    Click image for larger version
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  3. #3

    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center

    You might want to check out this link:
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