I get the following error when I try to run windows update and the windows update service does not appear in the list of services.
Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computer.
I have downloaded and run a full scan with malware bytes in safe mode but that hasn't fixed the issue.
I also downloaded the windows update stand-alone installer (Windows6.1-KB947821-v22-x64.msu) and got the following error when I tried to run it:
Installer encountered an error: 0x80070424 The specified service does not exist as an installed service.
I am also missing the wuausrv registry key.
Under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services I have the following: ... WSearchIfxPi WudfPf WUDFRd ...