Restore Missing Windows Update (wuauserv) Service in Windows 10/11

windows update service missing in the list

The Windows Update service (wuauserv) enables the detection, download, and installation of updates for Windows and other programs. If this service is disabled, users of this computer will not be able to use Windows Update or its automatic updating feature, and programs will not be able to use the Windows Update Agent (WUA) API.Read more

Restore Missing BITS Service in Windows 10/11

The Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) service transfers files in the background using idle network bandwidth. If the service is disabled, then any applications that depend on BITS, such as Windows Update, will be unable to automatically download programs and other information.

If the BITS service is missing in the Services MMC console in Windows 10/11, use the registry fix in this article to restore it.Read more

Windows Defender Service Missing; Security at a glance page is Empty

windows defender service missing - security at a glance is empty

In the aftermath of malware infection, when you open the Services MMC on a Windows 10 or 11 computer, you may find that the Windows Defender (“Microsoft Defender Antivirus Service”) service is missing from the Services MMC. The Windows Security settings “Security at a glance” page may show up empty as in the following screenshot. … Read more

Error 0x800706D9 Installing or Updating Store Apps

You may be unable to download new apps or update existing apps using the Microsoft Store due to error 0x800706D9Something unexpected happened. Error code 0x800706D9 translates to “There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper”, which doesn’t make much sense for the end-user.

Also, the same error is shown when you install or update apps using PowerShell.

store apps error 0x800706D9

The error message is:

Add-AppxPackage: Deployment failed with HRESULT: 0x80073CF6, Package could not be registered.

error 0x800706B9: While processing the request, the system failed to register the windows.firewall extension due to the following error: There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.

This post tells you how to fix Microsoft Store 0x800706D9 in Windows 10/11.Read more