If you experiment one of this problem or error code with windows update on win 7/8/10
- “windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running. you may need to restart you computer”
- Error code 80072ee2
- Error code 80072efd
Here is a short solution, it has been tested in many case :
Command line :
net stop wuauserv
ren c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old
net start wuauserv
Or delete the folder :
In regedit, remove the key :
and restart the windows update service, launch a new search for update, that will work.
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