The following outlines how to stop services pertaining to Windows Update, rename system folders, register related DLL files, and then restart the previously mentioned services. This troubleshooting generally
applies to all Windows Update related issues.
Stopping services pertaining to Windows Update
1. Click Start, click
All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and select
Run as Administrator.
2. If you receive a notification from
User Account Control simply click Continue.
3. At the command prompt, type the following, commands and then press
ENTER after each command.
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc
4. Please do not close the
Command Prompt window.
Renaming folders pertaining to Windows Update
1. At the command prompt, type the following commands, and then press
Enter after each command: