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Old 08-19-2013, 01:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I just installed a 500GB hard drive fro Seagate onto a Toshiba Satellite L675 laptop. Everything looked fine, until I tried to run windows update. It never works. "Gives me a message Windows Update cannot currently check for updates the service is not running" or at least it did until recently, when it stopped doing that and just still didnt work. I tried downloading something called IRRT driver. That didn't work. Update windows defender. That didnt work. Now I have no idea what to do. Any help?

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Old 08-19-2013, 09:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Usually when windows update can't check for updates it gives an error code along with the message.

Do you happen to get one? If so, what is it?


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Old 08-19-2013, 09:24 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Open the Services window and make sure the Windows Update and BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) services are running. Try restarting them as well.

Also, make sure your time / date are correct.
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