Unable to install Windows Updates (Vista)

Reading Time: < 1 minute

Most new Vista machines experience issues when a user/admin attempts to install Windows Updates. This is due to the Windows Updates Service not running.

To resolve:

1) Click Start
2) Click run and type services.msc, click OK or press enter
3) Locate the Windows Updates service, right click and click properties
4) Set the service to automatic and click ok
5) Right click the service and click start

Try Windows Updates again

7 thoughts on “Unable to install Windows Updates (Vista)

  1. Cool post very informative I just found your site and read through a few posts although this is my first comment, i’ll be including it in my favorites and visit again for sure

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.