Computer not updating

Sometimes an update gets corrupted and then Windows gets confused and thinks the service is no longer running.The first thing to do is to stop the Windows Update service on your Windows 7 machine.Fortunately, your computer does have Windows Update, capable of adding new functionality, fixes, service packs and device drivers to your Windows 7 PC or laptop. How do you overcome issues installing the latest updates, and keep your computer secure and functional?Unless you’re running a computer that doesn’t have new software installed, you don’t add new hardware and the device is never connected to the Internet, then you probably won’t need Windows Update.If your computer meets the Windows system requirements above, but Chrome isn't starting or you see the error message "This computer will no longer receive Google Chrome updates because Windows XP and Windows Vista are no longer supported," you might have Chrome set to run in Windows' Compatibility Mode. When we checked if the Windows Update Service was running, we found that it was running. In this situation, you can solve the problem by deleting all the currently downloaded updates and retrying.Windows Update, or by typing “update” in the Start menu and selecting the first result.

Check the settings for your antivirus, firewall, or parental control software.

All the files and folders will be re-created and hopefully you can start downloading updates for your PC.

If you’re still having problems, make sure to check out our previous posts on removing and reinstalling all Windows Updates, troubleshooting An Update Failed to Install error, and fixing Windows Update Error Code 8E5E03FA.

If you've verified that both your device and your Dropbox account have enough available space, move on to step 10.

Fix: Add the Dropbox cache folder to an ignore list on your security/antivirus software. Once synced, you should no longer see these warnings or quarantine messages.