Sometimes you can get in situation that Windows Update is not working and you are receiving error
â€œWindows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running. You may need to restart your computerâ€.
It can be caused by corrupted data for Windows update. If this is your case fix could be easy.
- go to services and stop
C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\folder and delete all its content
- check for updates