Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running.
Hi, this is a fiends computer, Vista Premium SP/2, first remote session, she bought Norton, tried to install it, couldn't . Then tried to use windows update it now take too long to load and then a new window appears saying: Windows Update cannot currently
check for updates, because the service is not running. You maneed to restart your computer, I've verified the service is running and rebboted more than 3 times, and I got the same message any idea?
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Method 2: Perform SFC scan and install windows updates
How to use the System File Checker tool to troubleshoot missing or corrupted system files on Windows Vista or on Windows 7 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833
Method 3: Run System Update Readiness Tool and perform windows updates.
Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2008, for Windows 7, and for Windows Server 2008 R2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821
To fix Norton installation issue:
Run the Fix it from the below link, restart the computer and try to install Norton
How to troubleshoot problems when you install or uninstall programs on a Windows-based computer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651
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