Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt Error on Windows 10 – How to Fix

Are you searching for troubleshooting steps for Windows update Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt Error on Windows 10? If yes then read this post carefully because in this article we have discussed the same thing with you.

Windows Updates is important for running every windows OS. If one is not updating or disable it, then they may face a serious issue like performance, security, etc. Preferably, all windows PC are set to update at automatic mode. But sometime it can’t update and install automatically and shows the error service registration is missing or corrupt.

In such case first, try to run Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter or Windows Update Troubleshooter because most of the time it solves the problem. This built-in windows tools will find and fix many problems, and error including service registration is missing or corrupt windows 7 64 bit. Check out solution for Windows Update Error 0x80070057.

Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt Error on Windows 10

This error pauses the further updating the Windows OS or its Universal Apps. But don’t worry there is a method that can solve this error. As I said, it is preferable to run troubleshooter first, and if it not work then fix this error manually with the following method.

How to Fix Service Registration is Missing or Corrupt Error on Windows 10

Method #1:

First, create a backup of the Registry before we start the actual steps because following registry level troubleshooting step can cause an issue with your current Windows OS.

Note: to delete few values from Registry; we will use the Registry Editor. To be accurate, we have to remove the value ThresholdOptedIn.

Step #1: Press Windows key and R key together from the keyboard to open a run command window.

Step #2: In the search bar, type ‘regedit’ and press enter. It will open the Registry Editor, here press yes in the resulting window.

regedit

Step #3: In the left pan search for the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability

Step #4: Next, click on the ‘ThresholdOptedIn‘ value in the right side, in case of you see it. If it is available, then delete it.

ThresholdOptedIn

Method #2:

Step #1: In the search bar, type command prompt and open it.

command prompt

Step #2: In the command prompt copy and paste the following command one by one and press enter after each command.

net stop cryptSvc
net stop wuauserv
net stop msiserver
net stop bits
ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
net start cryptSvc
net start wuauserv
net start msiserver
net start bits

command prompt enter

With this command, you are shutting down Windows Update related Services, renaming the Software Distribution folder, resetting Catroot2 folder, and then starting the Windows Services back.

Step #3: Close the command prompt after copy and paste each command and restart the system and check service registration is missing or corrupt windows 7 issue is resolved or not. If not then go to the next method.

Method #3:

Sometimes due to antivirus software, this error appears. So disable your antivirus and check if it solves the issue. If it solves, then change the antivirus software and if not, then re-enable the anti-virus.

Method #4:

  • Another method is to Repair Windows System Image and Run System File Checker. It will replace the corrupted files of windows system and make your pc back to normal.
  • Run and reboot the pc and verify that service registration is missing, or corrupt windows 10 issue has been resolved or not.

Method #5:

The last method is to check the windows update. In some case, there may be possibilities that you have to disable the update of your windows OS. So to check it, follow the steps given below:

Step #1: Press Windows key and R key together from the keyboard to open a run command window.

Step #2: In the search bar, type services.msc and press enter. It will open the Registry Editor.

services msc

Step #3: Scroll down and find windows update and right click on it.

windows update

Step #4: Select the properties option and change the update from disable to automatic.

update from disable to automatic

windows time properties

Step #5: Restart your pc and check the problem is solved or not.

Method #6:

If you are facing problems while updating Windows Store apps, then Reset Windows Store Cache and see if it solve the error.

CONCLUSION:

It is all about the troubleshooting steps of windows update service registration is missing or corrupt. We hope you solved your issue with any of method. In case you when you face any trouble in any method you can ask to use using the comment box. We love to help you. You can also share your reviews in the comment section. Thank you for reading!

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