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Windows Update will give you the following error: "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running". You will also get a .NET error "HRESULT 0xc8000247" if you are trying to install and it will fail.

To Resolve: Edit

1. Run - services.msc - Windows Update Service and Base Filtering Engine services need to be running.

2. If they are, and you still get the error, go here ( Follow the link to install the Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver. Note: You don't have to have an HP machine for this to work. 

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