Errors form the bad side of the Windows operating system. A very common error that Windows users experience is the error » Service registration is missing or corrupted «. Well, this error can be fixed very easily.
In this article, I will share several ways to repair missing or corrupted service registry.
What is the service record missing or corrupted?
Windows update is a key part of any Windows operating system, as it improvises the security and performance of the entire system. Computers are configured to » Update automatically »Or have different manual settings. However, sometimes when the system is updated, it may not be able to capture and install the update for some reason. This is where the error arises. Problems like error are born “Service registration is missing or corrupted” . Unfortunately, you have to fix this error manually, as Windows Troubleshooter can’t fix it.
The error “Service registration is missing or corrupted” requires you to carefully and carefully follow the procedure along with the required steps that I will briefly explain to you.
How to fix missing or corrupted service record
I will introduce you to the 8 best methods that will surely help you rectify your problem. Well you get rid of the annoying mistake. Let’s move on to the step-by-step methods or solutions.
1. Run the sfc / ScanNow command
If corrupt system files are causing the “Service registry missing or corrupted” error, you can use the command prompt and run the sfc / scannow command to find and fix the corrupt system files.
Follow these steps to run sfc / scannow:
Step 1: open the symbol of the system as administrator by accessing the advanced user menu by pressing the key Windows + X together
Step 2: After opening the command prompt, type sfc / scannow and press Get in .
Step 3: waiting . Please wait patiently for the process to complete as it may take some time to finish. After completing the process, the corrupt system files will be detected and repaired.
You have solved the problem now. Finally, you are now free from error. If not, keep scrolling below and read carefully.
2. Run the Windows update commands
You must be very careful when following this process. Follow these steps to correct the error:
Step 1: open the symbol of the system as administrator following the same process as in the step 1 of the first method.
Step 2: Run the following commands one at a time. Scribe the commands one by one and press Get in . Wait until the process is complete.
First, net stop wuauserv
In second place, net stop cryptSvc
In third place, net stop bits
In fourth place, net stop msiserver
In fifth place, ren C: Windows SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Sixth, ren C: Windows System32 catroot2 catroot2.old
Seventh, net start wuauserv
Eighth, net start cryptSvc
Nineth, net start bits
Then finally net start msiserver
Step 3: reboot your computer.
Congratulations. You completed the procedure successfully and eliminated the frustrating error. If the problem persists, read below to resolve the problem.
3. Starting Windows Update Related Services
If the reason behind this error is the stop of the Windows Update related services, you need to check and make sure that the Windows Update related services are working properly. Follow these steps to complete the procedure:
Step 1: Press Win + R simultaneously. Will appear a dialog box execution .
Step 2: scribe services.msc in the Run box and click To accept .
Step 3: find and double click Windows Update service to open the dialog window Windows Update Properties .
Step 4: Change the “Startup type” to Automatic and click Apply .
Step 5: In the event that the status of the Service is stopped, click Start to start the service. Now click Okay .
If the status of the service is running, click Stop and then in Start to restart the service. Now click Okay .
Step 6: Repeat the steps mentioned above to Start or restart the Background smart transfer service.
Step 7 : Also, follow the steps mentioned above to Start or restart the Cryptographic service.
Step 8: Now download and install the Windows update again.
By now you should have resolved the “Service registration is missing or corrupted” error problem. Consequently, it is rare now that the error still bothers you if you follow all the mentioned steps carefully and correctly. What ? Does the problem still exist? Do not worry
Scroll down further and read some simple methods. Sometimes complex methods fail and simple ones get the job done.
4. Disable antivirus software
Your antivirus program may be the one causing the annoyance. In case this happens, you should do the following:
Step 1: turn off the antivirus program temporarily.
Step 2: check if your problem is solved.
Note: Disabling antivirus software is not entirely recommended. You can try this at your own risk.
Immediately restart the antivirus program if you have tried the method and your problem is solved. If still not resolved, still reboot the Antivirus program and go to the next antidote.
5. Disable Windows Firewall temporarily
If Windows Firewall is causing annoyance, this method will help to resolve the problem. Follow these steps to complete the process:
Step 1: Go to Control Panel.
Step 2: seeks Windows Firewall and make click on it.
Step 3: go to the left panel to activate or deactivate the Windows firewall .
Step 4: Next, you need to disable the Windows firewall and click To accept .
Step 5: Check to see if you got rid of the “Service registration is missing or corrupted” error.
Note: Disabling Windows Firewall is not entirely recommended. You can try this at your own risk.
If you have tried this method and your problem is resolved or even not resolved, immediately restart Windows Firewall. However, if you want more solutions, scroll down.
6. Windows 10 Repair
Repairing the Windows 10 update could help fix the “Service registry is missing or corrupted” error.
Here are steps to do it:
Step 2: double click the downloaded file to open it and ride it .
Step 3: open the ISO file after mounting it.
Step 4: Run the file setup.exe .
Step 5: Upgrade your Windows from here by simply following the steps mentioned on your screen.
Step 6: reboot your computer after updating Windows.
That’s it. You can take a breath of peace now. If the error persists, see the final method.
7. Edit record
This is the most accurate method among all, however I have kept it as the final blow because the deleting registry values can cause certain problems with your operating system . Therefore, follow these steps carefully:
Step 1: Press Windows + R key, type regedit and then click Enter or click okay .
Step 2: check left side and go to next option HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows SelfHost Applicability
Step 3: in the right pane, find the value ThresholdOptedIn and delete it .
Done. You have solved the problem successfully. Now you will not see the error message Service registration is missing or corrupted on your screen.
These were the best working methods to rectify the “Service registration is missing or corrupted” error .
You must have gotten your solution by now. Do not try all the methods shown together. Try them one after another. If one doesn’t work for you for some reason, just skip to the next method.
If you have any questions or queries about any of the methods mentioned above, comment in the comments section to continuation. I hope you found what you were looking for.