Windows 10: wuauserv and BITS won't stay started

Discus and support wuauserv and BITS won't stay started in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I am having trouble getting updates. After doing a Windows Update and reboot, I am getting a failed to install on KB4467702 and KB4343909. I visited... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by HeftyCypress546, Dec 6, 2018.

  1. wuauserv and BITS won't stay started


    I am having trouble getting updates. After doing a Windows Update and reboot, I am getting a failed to install on KB4467702 and KB4343909. I visited Windows 10 forum and found the advice on opening Command Prompt (run as administrator) instructions on:


    net stop wuauserv
    net stop cryptSvc
    net stop bits
    net stop msiserver
    Ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
    Ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
    net start wuauserv
    net start cryptSvc
    net start bits
    net start msiserver


    In there I noticed that bits was already stopped as was wuauserv. I went to Task Manager/Services and manually started them. I purposely left that open and it seems the both stop again, not a couple minutes later. I am not very computer literate but to my way of thinking, it would be hard to get any updates if these two services are stopped. Please, what do I have to do to keep them in the start position so that I can get rid of the nasty little red exclamation mark in the bottom right corner of my screen. Short of putting a piece of black tape over it and ignoring updates from now on, I am at my wit's end as to what to do. Please keep your reply simple-stupid for me.


    Thanks

    :)
     
    HeftyCypress546, Dec 6, 2018
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