Windows Update service must be in running state error while installing AppFabric in Windows server 2012 R2

Windows Update service must be in running state error while installing AppFabric in Windows server 2012 R2
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In this post we will discuss how we can solve the error which comes while installing AppFabric in Windows Server 2014. Recently after installing SharePoint 2016 on my machine, I tried to install workflow manager in SharePoint 2016 I got the below error. The error comes as:

The following configuration issues were detected. Please resolve them before continuing.

Windows Update service must be in running state.

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The error was coming in windows server r2 machine. Previously when I tried to install Workflow manager in Windows server 2012 machine for SharePoint 2013 and it worked fine.

 Windows Update service must be in running state error while installing AppFabric in Windows server 2012 R2
Windows Update service must be in running state error while installing AppFabric in Windows server 2012 R2

As the name suggest, I have stopped the windows update. So when I tried to install it gave the error. Apart from changing in the GUI, we can change in the services.msc also.

Go to start -> run then type services.msc. The in the Services page, search for “Windows Update” and then start the services as shown in the fig below:

 Windows Update service must be in running state error while installing AppFabric in Windows server 2012 R2
Windows Update service must be in running state error while installing AppFabric in Windows server 2012 R2

Hope this will be helpful.

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About Bijay Kumar

I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SharePointSky.com

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