Category: Technology

How to Fix Windows Update Fail

Microsoft always delivers big or small fresh updates, usually without a snag. Mostly, the windows update happens in the background and after installing, prompt the message to shut down your PC. But sometimes, problems associated with these updates like the download getting jammed in the middle of the update rebuffing to install or else, the system is held in a restart loop. This is never a matter of concern in this modern technologically advanced world. Still, there are cases when it really needs a helping hand.

So, before thinking or dealing with how to fix windows problems mainly during an update or start troubleshooting steps, make sure there definitely exists a problem with the update. This may sound funny, but it is really serious if you are working on a W-Fi connection as some updates take over two and a half hours to get downloaded mainly due to an iffy internet server. Even then if your progress bar is not at all moving forward after an hour, take necessary steps regarding solving this issue.

Resolving Steps

  • Try with Windows Update Troubleshooter: Being the most familiar and simple step, it is advisable to take first. Windows has a compact trouble-shooter box that pops up automatically to resolve update related difficulties.

 

Even though this feature is not particularly useful as it sometimes says things are fixed but, in reality, the problem remains but it is worth giving a shot.

  • Always empty your Update download folder: There can be problems within the residing files that may refuse the updates to get installed. Clearing the download files is helpful in refreshing the system as it empties into free disk space.

  • Kindly turn-off your Anti-Virus Scheme: This is suggested because normally such software should never interfere with the Windows update process. The PC settings can help you with this.

Still, there are many more ways to fix failing updates which you can get from the internet.…