[windows2000] Re: Missing the Automatic Updates Service

  • From: "Ray at home" <listray@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2003 17:44:43 -0400

I'd call that out of the ordinary...  Does this file exist on the

You could try reinstalling the service using the SC resource kit tool.
The path to the executable for this service is.
[your windows directory]\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs

For good measure, you may also want to execute
regsvr32 wuaueng.dll

Ray at home

> -----Original Message-----
> From: windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:windows2000-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Cheryl Mancini
> There is a Windows XP Procomputer that I support that is missing the 
> automatic updates service.  The service doesn't appear in the 
> services list, and the Automatic Updates tab of the system control 
> panel is missing.  There are no active policies intentionally set on 
> this computer (heck, we're not even using AD), and as near as I can 
> tell there are none unintentionally set.  I can't find any 
> information about this in the knowledgebase.   Anybody else run 
> across anything like this?
> Cheryl

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