Windows 10 developed with mandatory windows updates and  windows updates can be disabled manually  but updates are required to avail latest windows features. When downloading and installing updates, builds or Windows Insider preview builds in Windows Update, Windows Update progress bar may stuck and hang at 0% or any other numbers, such as 23%, 35%, 38% and so on, despite leaving it running for hours. To make matter worse, the issue happens every time even if you try to re-open Windows Update, or stop and restart the download of updates or builds. In this tutorial, we will show you how to fix “Windows 10 Stuck While Updating Windows Updates ” issue.

 

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Windows 10 Stuck While Updating Windows Updates:

 

Solution 1: 

1. Download the troubleshooter Here.

 

WindowsUpdateDiagnostic

 

2. Run Windows update troubleshooter.

 

WindowsUpdateDiagnostic2

 

This will automatically detect problems with your system,

1. Which can take a few minutes to complete,

2. Then click Advanced Settings and you’ll find an “Apply repairs Automatically” option.

This will fix the windows update problem.

 

Solution 2:

Click on start and search for “troubleshooting”  click on troubleshooting control panel

 

troubleshooting

 

In the Control Panel list of troubleshooters, in the “System and Security” section, click “Fix problems with Windows Update.

 

Troubleshooter

 

In the Windows Update troubleshooting window, click on Advanced.

 

Troubleshooter

 

Click on “Run as administrator” also select apply repairs automatically  and click on Next.

 

Troubleshooter

 

After clicking on next The troubleshooter will fix the problem automatically.

 

Troubleshooter

 

In major cases, the Troubleshooter removes the stuck update and runs Windows Update again it initiate updates’ installation over again.

If the troubleshooter says “it couldn’t identify the problem”  restarting the service and clearing out the cache did the trick.

Just restart the Computer and start the services again by clearing  the cache

Or else you have to follow the Solution 3.

 

Solution 3: Using System Restore

 

If your computer still Not responding while installing updates, you can run a System Restore. This will revert your PC to the earlier Settings (For this You need to have a backup of your restore point)

To access System Restore simply type “System Restore” in the search bar and select “Create a restore point”, which will take you to System Protection in the System Properties window. From System Restore, you can restore the backup. This will fix the problem.

 

We hope, you found “Windows 10 Stuck While Updating Windows Updates ” tutorial useful.

Source:Microsoft Community

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