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Please continue as follows: Close/disable all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with the running of ComboFix. Unable to open wuauserv registry key. Tip: If the drop-down list in the Important updates section is greyed out and does not allow you to select an option, the Windows update settings are likely locked by an View all 12 comments Report Diamondhead- Nov 8, 2010 03:33PM After I fought the problem for MONTHS, Arun Soman's solution finally solved my problem. this contact form

Once installed, you should see a blue screen prompt that says: The Recovery Console was successfully installed. When I open the Security Centre and click on 'Turn on Automatic Updates' I get a message saying Automatic Updates could not be turned on and suggesting I try to do wups.dll 9. thats my 2 cents. :-) Helpful +6 Report nee Jan 7, 2009 08:45AM I was wondering if you got the problem fixed and what was your solution because I'm also having anchor

cwhinery, Nov 30, 2008 #1 Sponsor 12tipp12 Joined: Jun 7, 2005 Messages: 843 http://wiki.castlecops.com/Windows_Update_Fix 12tipp12, Nov 30, 2008 #2 cwhinery Thread Starter Joined: Nov 30, 2008 Messages: 3 i After typing the command, press Enter. Started by fishin fool , Jan 18 2012 07:19 PM Please log in to reply 7 replies to this topic #1 fishin fool fishin fool Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local

Unable to open wuauserv registry key. Already tried scanning with antivirus/spyware and malware but no change. slide 1 of 4 Windows XP Automatic Updates Won't Turn On - Admin Restrictions If Microsoft updates fail to install, see if you get a message that you do not have Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

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Really appreciate the advice and help.. wucltui.dll 4. Good luck. I tried going in under control panel and turn the updates on but it will not allow me to do so.

Helpful +2 Report Mike Oct 20, 2013 09:36PM I had the same issue with being unable to rename the folder due to protection issues. http://discussions.virtualdr.com/showthread.php?205777-RESOLVED-Can-t-Turn-On-Automatic-Updates Any ideas? Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 10 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 10 guests) Posting Permissions Reply Reply With Quote January 31st, 2010,09:25 PM #15 chuck2010 View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Jan 2010 Posts 8 yes the dial-a-fix worked

lunarlander replied Nov 8, 2016 at 3:41 AM Replacing my PSU DataBase replied Nov 8, 2016 at 3:24 AM Sending Email reminders from... weblink See our update definition for further information and related links on this term. That should do the trick. The key does not exist.

Hence dont know why security centre does not recognise it. If you are still not able to enable the Windows Update, you might have the Conficker virus on your system. Using the site is easy and fun. navigate here {{offlineMessage}} Store Store home Devices Microsoft Surface PCs & tablets Xbox Virtual reality Accessories Windows phone Software Office Windows Additional software Apps All apps Windows apps Windows phone apps Games Xbox

And presto!! I downloaded the "Dial-a-fix-v0.60.0.24.zip" file from the link supplied above, and it FIXED my problem with not being able to update successfully...! I'm wandering if there is a registry entry or some file I could modify to give me back the choices.

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I have had nothing but trouble with Windows Update. http://wiki.lunarsoft.net/wiki/Dial-a-fix#Mirrors.2Fdownload_locations.2C_and_articles 12tipp12, Nov 30, 2008 #4 cwhinery Thread Starter Joined: Nov 30, 2008 Messages: 3 well i fixed my problem here is the reply to another thread that seemed to Nothing was working. Reply With Quote May 9th, 2006,05:50 PM #5 SuperSparks View Profile View Forum Posts Administrator Join Date Apr 2000 Location Friern Barnet, London, England Posts 46,537 Good to hear that you

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Deleting the entry also did no good as it just reinstalled a backup with the AU value back to 1. Now back in the command prompt type "net start wuauserv" Open windows update and check for updates. any ideas of what might be wrong..? Thank you for the advice, it is much appreciated!


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