- Run the windows 10 trouble-shooter and let the troubleshoot method fix the issue
- Run sfc scannow in command prompt and wait for the scan to complete and fix any missing or corrupted files and restart your computer once done and update your windows 10.
On your windows 10 computer if windows update service is missing (services.msc) from the list and got deleted and cant open windows services using cmd and windows 10 files gets corrupted and needs to restore it and cant install updates and says try again later and cant update windows 10 and fails windows 10 update and try restore windows 10.
How to Fix Windows 10 Update Services Missing
Run Windows Troubleshooter to fix Windows 10 update service missing
Step 1: Click on start menu and search for troubleshooter in windows search.
Step 2: Open troubleshoot settings -> Click on Additional troubleshooters.
Step 3: Click on Windows update -> Click on Run the troubleshooter.
Step 4: Now, just wait for windows 10 troubleshooter to run and diagnose issue with your computer and it will check for any pending restarts and detect the problem of windows 10 update service missing and will fix the issue and restart your windows 10 computer and try to update your windows 10 computer and will update successfully.
Most of the time running windows troubleshooter will help fix windows 10 update service missing or corrupted issues, if this doesn’t help lets see below other methods to fix this issue.
Run SFC Scan to fix windows update services
Step 1: Type in cmd in windows search -> Right click on it and open cmd as administrator
Step 2: Click on Yes if promted to allow this app to make changes to your device and an elevated command prompt will appear on your window screen.
Step 3: Now type in SFC /scannow and hit enter and wait for sfc scan to run and fix scanning issues this will take a couple of minutes.
That’s it, once your sfc scan completes, go ahead and restart your computer and try to update it and you will not get any issues or errors like windows 10 update services is missing or corrupted.
Sfc scan will identify any corrupted files and will fix then if windows 10 services files or any services gets corrupted while updating windows 10 automatically.
Other online solutions to fix Windows 10 update service missing
you can check this Microsoft article provided other methods to fix like regedit methods and advanced methods here.