How to Repair Windows Update ‘One of the Update Services is not Running Properly’ Error
Windows Update is a Microsoft service for the Windows family of operating systems that automates the download and installation of Windows updates over the Internet. The service checks for Windows updates as well as other critical updates, such as anti-virus products.
Many users report problems with this service. When Windows Update is running, users receive an error message that says, “Windows Update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running.” Because the service is not running properly, users cannot check for updates or install needed updates.