Windows 10: Win Update: “Error Encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service."

Discus and support Win Update: “Error Encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service." in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; For the past few days when checking for updates it fails and I get this message. “Error Encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by TMWGray, Jan 31, 2019.

  1. TMWGray Win User

    Win Update: “Error Encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service."


    For the past few days when checking for updates it fails and I get this message.



    “Error Encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service. We’ll try again later, or you can check now. If it still doesn’t work make sure you’re connected to the internet”.



    There is no fault reference number just that message.



    I have Retried several time ensuring I am connected to the internet when updating but still get the same message.

    I have run a full scan with Win Security and I have also run Update Troubleshooter which did not find any problems.



    Spec is Win 10 Pro, version 1809, OS build 17763.292. There is 364 GB of free space on the hard drive.



    Any thing else I can try?



    TMWGray

    :)
     
    TMWGray, Jan 31, 2019
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  2. 3Colors Win User

    Windows Updated(16299.309).KB4088776 Restart is required to complete.


    Hi dalchina. Good news, I followed your suggestion and reinstalled the update and now it appears as "installed correctly" *Biggrin Maybe it was not necessary to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter or maybe if necessary. But using it I do not think it could have worsened something. The installation was very fast, unlike the first time it showed step 1 and step 2 completed.

    Thanks for the suggestions and for the time to respond Win Update: “Error Encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service." :) Best regards.


    And thanks for the tip of that program, I'll have it on my list.
     
    3Colors, Jan 31, 2019
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  3. win 10 update leaves vertical pink line on screen

    today i applied latest win 10 update and now i have a vertical pink line on screen, it remains on every screen. i have tried these fixes

    Step 1: I suggest you to run SFC scan,
    System File Checkeris a utility in Windows that allows users to scan for corruptions in Windows system files and restore corrupted files.

    Follow the below steps:

    • Right click on the Start button, click on
      Command Prompt (Admin).
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      Enter.
    • After the scan, restart the computer and check for the issue.
    Step 2: Also, I suggest you to update the display drivers and check.

    Steps to Update the Display Adapter driver.

    • Press Windows key + Xkey when you are at desktop.
    • Select Device Manager.
    • Expand Display Adapter.
    • Right on the Display Adapter and click on
      Update driver software
    BUT i still have the line on screen.
     
    tinacaston, Jan 31, 2019
    #3
  4. Win Update: “Error Encountered. We couldn’t connect to the update service."

    Win Bench

    New Updates
    Win Bench: 2.0.6.1
    Updater: 1.0.4.0


    Been sure to update the updater first...

    New Updater:
    Shows A List Of Fixes For Win Bench

    Checks Files, If Anything is missing or corrupt it will download it (May have a few issues still)
     
    CrackerJack, Jan 31, 2019
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