Fixed Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt in Window 10

In this modern time Windows Updates are essential for every system using the Windows OS. If it is not updated on time, the system may face many of serious security issues, performance issues, etc. So for most computers have the Updates set to the Automatic Mode. However, at times, the system might not be able to pick up and install the updates. There is lots of error but this error most common in Windows 10. It is like this Error “ Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt ”. Unfortunately the Windows Update troubleshooter is unable to fix it. Don’t worry we are here for you we gave you many methods to fix the error. But at times, the Troubleshooters may fail to fix this error. In some cases, you need to fix the manually. Fixing of this type of error might need quite some technical knowledge because the fix needs registry level troubleshooting.

Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt

Method 1 : Start Windows Update Related Services

If the Windows Update Related Service are stopped, there is problem occur. Check the related Windows Update services are running.

After this Follow Some Easy Steps:

  • Press Win+R then at time a Run dialog box will open.
  • Type the service.msc  in the run dialog box and then press OK button.
  • Then Find and double-click on Windows Update service to open Windows Update Properties dialog.
  • Set the “Startup type” to Automatic and click Apply button.
  • If the service status is stopped, click Start button to start the service. Then click OK button.
  • If service status is running, click on Stop button and click on Start button to restart the service. Then click OK button.
  • Repeat the steps to start or restart Background Intelligent Transfer Service.
  • Repeat above steps to start or restart Cryptographic Service.Download and install Windows Update again. If the problem persists, move on to below methods.

Method 2 : Run sfc/ scannow Command

The error can be mainly caused by corrupted files of system. So, you can use Command Prompt and run sfc/ scannow command to detect and fix the corrupted files of your system.

Follow these steps:

    1. Open the Command Prompt or cmd as an administrator.
    2. When the Command Prompt open then type sfc /scannow and press Enter.

As you all know that everything is taking time to process. So, it will also take some time for the process to complete. So, please be patient. After some time the corrupted system files will be detect and fixed by this.

Method 3 : Disable Window Firewall for a While

This the third method for you guys if you are not like previous two methods so it is easy and effective method us it step by step follow these all steps properly guys if you miss anyone of this step then you don’t fix this error properly.

Follow steps below:

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Then goes into All Control Panel Items
  3. Then find the Windows Firewall and click on that.
  4. In the left pane of Panel, select Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
  5. Check radio button next to Turn off Windows Firewall (not recommended) then click on OK button.

After the Windows Update error will solve, you can refer steps above to turn back on the Windows Firewall.

Method 4: Run Windows Update Commands

This the fourth method for you guys if you are not like previous three methods so it is easy and effective method us it step by step follow these all steps properly guys if you miss anyone of this step then you don’t fix this error properly. These all are commands which you run on cmd or command prompt

Follow these steps:

  1. Open Command Prompt as an administrator.
  2. Run all the commands one by one. Type one command at a time and press Enter until all is done.

net stop wuauserv

net stop cryptSvc

net stop bits

net stop msiserver

ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old

net start wuauserv

net start cryptSvc

net start bits

net start msiserver

Method 5: Disable Antivirus Software

If you all use this method if you are not like previous all methods so this is easy and effective method. Check if you have installed any antivirus software, turn them off temporarily and see if the problem resolves.

We hope that after all these methods here help you fix Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt error.


This all the methods are easy and effective it is depend on system which one is better. By these all you definitely solve the Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt Error. You guys are always try to solve all this error by shut down the computer or restart but this type of error can’t be fix by that so you use some of the easy and best methods so you can’t face any problem. Update is very important at this time so update regularly. If you don’t get any idea from this methods then please contact to any friend or other technical person who know about that.

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