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Updating drivers is also a great troubleshooting step when the device is having some kind of problem or is generating an error, like a Device Manager error code.
A driver update isn't always a fix-it task, either.
You can use this installation package to install the latest released versions of WUA or the latest released versions of the file.
Here we explain how you can programmatically determine whether the version of WUA that is running on the computer meets your needs, that is, whether the version is the latest or at least current enough.
If your computer meets the Windows system requirements above, but Chrome isn't starting or you see the error message "This computer will no longer receive Google Chrome updates because Windows XP and Windows Vista are no longer supported," you might have Chrome set to run in Windows' Compatibility Mode.
I was running Windows Power Shell, not as administrator, and I didn’t like the window’s layout – it was too tall for my screen.
Before proceeding to the solution mentioned below, I suggest you to run the Windows App Troubleshooter and System File Checker scan once. Please read the entire post & the comments first & create a system restore point before making any changes to your system.Windows Update Agent (WUA) automatically updates itself when it is connected to a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server or to Windows Update.You can also use a signed installation package that is available from Microsoft to manually update WUA.The solution to this problem is to simply run Power Shell as administrator and change the Power Shell Properties. Run Power Shell as administrator In your Start Screen, type the word “powershell”.If done properly, the next time I run Power Shell not as administrator, it will run with your new settings. Windows 8 will look for the program and the results should look like the image below. The Windows Power Shell window should pop-up in the desktop.After doing a couple of research on this error, I finally concluded that there is something wrong with permissions for the folder in which apps are stored.