Fix WU Utility – Repair Tool of the Week

Fix WU Utility is a small, portable and freeware tool designed to repair the Windows Update utility built into both Windows Vista and Windows 7. This utility will re-register a total of 114 .dll, ocx and .ax files that are needed for Windows Update to function properly. This application only works on Windows Vista and 7. To fix Windows Update on Windows XP, try Dial-a-Fix.


Fix WU


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Special thanks to our forum member Methical for recommending this one.

Bryce Whitty

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Bryce Whitty
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Bryce is an Australian computer technician and the founder of Technibble. He started his computer repair business when he was 17 years old and is still running it 9 years later. He is an avid traveller and spends at least a month of the year in another country.

Comments (6)

  • Untitled says:

    Great Find, To bad its a day late, I just had a vista machine in the shop yesterday with this problem.

  • Yeah Right says:

    Yes thanks very much I am sure this will be useful

  • Georgenoise says:

    Does anyone know if it will work on server 2003 or 2008?

  • Internet Age says:

    Heheheheheh! The first thing I do on XP is to disable updates. I havent played much with Vista or Windows 7 as of yet, can you still do that, or not?

  • Doc says:

    .AX files? Really? Windows Update needs video codecs to work properly?

    @Internet Age: Don’t disable Automatic Updates unless you plan on using something like AutoPatcher; this will leave you vulnerable to 0-day exploits (like the Conficker worm, port scanners, or those #&*@#! “fake antivirus” apps that install themselves.

  • Jay says:

    As a Techie I am so glad you guys are here to gather up and put all this very usefull information in order. I use something from this site atleast once or twice a day and visit all the time, Thanks for all the info guys..:)