Windows 10: Windows Update not working since installing the November build to Wind Solved


  1. Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Technical Preview
       18 Nov 2015 #1

    Windows Update not working since installing the November build to Wind


    Can someone out there help me with this very annoying problem please?
    Today i went to Settings>Security & Update>Check for Updates Now and i keep getting the same message that reads like this: 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 that you're connected to the internet.
    What the hell does that mean? I am most definately connected to the internet and i use fibre broadband.
    In Settings i have set my updates to be downloaded automatically and because i am a Windows Insider i have set the speed at which i receive any updates from Slow to Fast.
    How can i get the Windows Update working again?
    Oh, i have downloaded the Windows Update Repair Tool and run it ok and according to this tool there is nothing wrong with the Windows Update at all! Any idease? Anyone else having the same problem?
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  2. Posts : 3
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    Thread Starter
       18 Nov 2015 #2

    Well. I tried something else since posting. I ran an app that i have on my Desktop and that is Driver Update and sure as hell there was an outdated driver that needewd sorting out. Sorted that out and my Windows Update is now working ok. Thank goodness.
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  3. Posts : 1
    windows 10 pro x64
       05 Dec 2015 #3

    same issue here. Noticed no new updates since november and is giving me the error "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." I have tried from 4 different connections including home, work, and tethered to my phone with no luck.
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  4.    16 Apr 2016 #4

    After trying all kinds of things including DriverUpdate (seems like a good program) I went to

    Windows Update > Advanced options > Choose how updates are delivered > When this is turned on, your PC may also send parts…

    and turned it OFF. Suddenly the system started downloading updates!

    Amazing. Only wasted a few hours.

    UPDATE: After a download of updates.... it stopped working. Will update further if it comes back to life.
    Last edited by Socorro; 16 Apr 2016 at 16:58.
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  5.    18 Mar 2017 #5

    Socorro said: View Post
    After trying all kinds of things including DriverUpdate (seems like a good program) I went to

    Windows Update > Advanced options > Choose how updates are delivered > When this is turned on, your PC may also send parts…

    and turned it OFF. Suddenly the system started downloading updates!

    Amazing. Only wasted a few hours.

    UPDATE: After a download of updates.... it stopped working. Will update further if it comes back to life.
    I know this is a one-year old thread, but did anything work for you? I'm having the same problem and I've no idea how to get rid of it.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    18 Mar 2017 #6

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