Solved: Check for Windows Update Issues Detected Windows 11

This article contains information that shows you why this error “check for Windows update issues detected” occurs and tells you how to solve it.


By Miya Updated on June 2, 2023

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An error occurs: Check for Windows update issues detected

“When I used the troubleshooter for Windows 11 update, I found a system error: Check for Windows Update issues: detected, I want to ask, what should I do in this situation?”

Just like this user, you may encounter such an error when you use Windows Update troubleshooter to upgrade your Windows system to Windows 11. So how do we deal with it?

Possibly, this issue remediated by: ScheduledTasksPlugin; DynamicProtectionPlugin relating to WaaSMedicService, and that means some security settings are missing or have been changed. If you are interested in how to avoid system update errors, read on.

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Why is Windows update not working Windows 11?

Every month, Microsoft regularly releases various updates for Windows 10 and Windows 11. However, you may encounter issues such as Windows Update not working Windows 11.

Here are the reasons why is Windows update not working Windows 11:

★Incorrect registry key: If you recently used or modified a registry key, this could be the cause of an error with Windows Update. It can break the Windows Update service in the background because registry values are responsible for downloading and installing Windows Update.
★Discontinued Windows Update service: It could be another culprit that prevents the system from receiving updates. For some reason, if the Windows Update service is stopped or disabled, the computer may not be able to update the operating system.
★Corrupted System Files: Another important reason is corrupted system files as each file is essential for updating Windows. Make sure that your system files are not corrupted.
★Third-party antivirus: In some cases, third-party antivirus or security applications can cause problems updating the Windows operating system. You can uninstall such software to eliminate any Windows Update errors.

The above are the reasons why Windows 11 cannot be updated. Below we will tell you step by step how to solve Windows 11 update issues.

How to fix Windows 11 update problems 

Restart the Windows Update service:

You need to check if it is running because it is responsible for updating the operating system.

Step 1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run window.

Step 2. Type services.msc and click OK.

Run Service

Step 3. Find Windows Update Service, and select Properties on it.

Select Properties

Step 4. Under the Startup type menu, choose Automatic.

Select Automatic

Step 5. Select Start, and you can see your Service Status is running. Then you can select Stop to prevent this service from running.

Step 6. Click Apply and check if the Windows update is working properly.

Before you upgrade, you'd better backup your system

For some reasons, if the update process encounters any unexpected errors or your system fails to boot, it may result in data loss and system crash. Therefore, we recommend that you use a professional data backup tool to backup your system.

AOMEI Backupper Standard, the best free Windows backup software can help to backup your system easily. It has a large number of functions, and I will list three points below:

✿Backup everything

Automatically create a mirror image of OS, entire disk, selected files, or Microsoft Outlook emails with full, incremental backup, or differential backup to meet all your data protection needs.

✿Save to anywhere

Fully aligned with 3-2-1 backup rule. You can backup data to local disks, external hard drives, USB, network share, NAS, and cloud storage.

✿Restore quickly

Quickly restore your computer to an earlier state or get back lost files from backup image in the event of unpredictable data loss or system failure. Save time and effort.

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Follow the detailed steps to backup Windows 11:

Step 1. Run the AOMEI Backupper, click Backup in the left and then select System Backup.

System Backup

Step 2. It will automatically detect and list the system partition as the source. Then, click the destination box to select the destination path.

Tips: You can click the Task Name field to rename your system backup.

System Backup Location

Step 3. Select Start Backup to run the system backup step.

Start Backup

Tips: In addition to the above options, System Backup offers additional features to further enhance functionality and convenienc

Options: You can write comments, choose the compression level for your system backup or set email notifications.
Schedule backup: This feature enables your system or data to be automatically backed up at daily, weekly, monthly, event triggers, USB plug in frequency.
Backup scheme: It provides 3 backup methods (Full/Incremental/Differential). You can also enable the automatic backup cleanup feature to save disk space (available in Pro edition).


This article solves the "Check for Windows update issues detected" Windows 11 error encountered by users when using Windows trouble shooter for Windows system upgrades, and also summarizes in detail why Windows systems cannot be upgraded to Windows 11.

Finally, we recommend a way to repair the problem that Windows system can not be upgraded. Before fixing this problem, it is recommended to back up your system with AOMEI Backupper and then restore it if something goes wrong. It has other features such as cloning that will help you clone Windows 11 to new SSD.

Miya · Editor
Miya has an excellent insight and receives professional and systematic technical training since joining AOMEI. She has a comprehensive understanding of computer issues, aiming at helping users troubleshoot all kinds of problems. A lot of computer users around the world have found her articles very helpful!