Windows Update not working on my Windows 7 computer

Acer / Aispire e-15 es1-512-c88m
January 21, 2015 at 13:43:06
Specs: Windows 7 Home premium, Intel Celeron N2840
Windows update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may have to restart your computer."

is the message i get when I try to update my win7home machine


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#1
January 21, 2015 at 13:54:57
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/...

Read, download and run System Update Readiness Tool from the above link. Let us know if it help.

i_Xp/Vista/W7User

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#2
January 21, 2015 at 15:04:31
XPUser; I did as you suggested

I got an error message

"Installer encountered an error:0xc8000247" when I executed the file after successfully downloading

it wouldn't run


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#3
January 21, 2015 at 15:11:01
Another way.

Run Tweaking.com - Windows Repair
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/...
http://www.tweaking.com/
http://www.tweaking.com/content/pag...

Disable your antivirus program before running Windows Repair.
How to Temporarily Disable your Anti-virus
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/for...
http://www.techsupportforum.com/for...

Skip most steps & go straight to > Repair.

Check these boxes, hit > Start Repair & wait ( be patient )

Reset Registry Permissions
Reset File Permissions
Register System Files
Repair WMI
Remove Policies Set By Infections
Repair Winsock & DNS Cache
Remove Temp Files
Repair Proxy Settings
Repair Windows Updates
Repair MSI (Windows Installer)
Restore Important Windows Services
Set Windows Services To Default Startup


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