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My computer won't update.

I went to the Services folder and I don't have a "Windows Update" folder. I don't think my computer has updated for quite sometime and I'm sure it's well over due for one.

I just defragmented it as well, if that helps the problem. I keep an external hardrive with all my pictures, business and Illustrator files on it, to keep my computer free from big files and running better.

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Try contacting Yes, it is generally a good idea to keep your system patched, however, remember that as old patches fix old problems it is possible to introduce new problems with the patches.

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I cant get my computer to update at all. There is an error message that says it cant because the service isnt running. I went to the services folder to check to see if its running or not and there is no "Windows Update" folder. Any other suggestions?? – Megan Goode Jan 18 '13 at 17:28

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