Windows Update Stuck Solution

By Ammarrauf01

Windows Update Stuck Solution. Windows is the most popular used operating system all around the world. It is very user-friendly and easy to use. Windows also got updated either manually or automatically. But, sometimes many users have reported that Windows updates got stuck at 100% and it’s been a long that updates are not getting finished. In this article, you will get to know about some Windows Update Stuck Solutions.

How to Solve Windows Update Stuck Problem?

There are many solutions to solve this problem. Try them one by one to fix your problem. I hope it will work for you.

Solution 1 – Wait For Updates To Get Finished:

First, you have to identify whether the update is actually stuck or if it is taking time to get finished. Wait for 4 to 5 hours, if it is still stuck, then the problem is genuine.

Solution 2 – Enter Safe Mode:

There is a Safe Mode in Windows 10. By using this mode, only essential and important drivers will get loaded on the Windows. So, by entering the safe mode, the problem can be fixed if it is caused by some drivers or services. To enter the safe mode, follow the steps given as under:

1.Type Settings in the Windows search bar and select it
2.Click on the Update & Security option.
3.In the Recovery section, select Restart Now under the Advanced Startup option.

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4.Advanced Troubleshooting tools tab will be on your screen.
5.Click on the Troubleshooting options.
6.Click on the Advanced Options.
7.Click on the Startup Settings option.
8.Select the Restart option and restart your computer.
9.Finally, press the F4 key and you will be able to enter Safe Mode.

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If entering the safe mode didn’t work, then try another solution.

Solution 3 – Troubleshoot Windows Update:

When your Windows 10 Update is stuck, you can solve it by troubleshooting the problem. There is a troubleshooter in Windows 10, which is built-in. It tackles all the problems that users face in using Windows 10. To troubleshoot Windows update stuck, follow the steps given below.

1.Type Troubleshoot in the Windows search bar and open the Troubleshoot Settings.
2.Select the Windows Update.
3.Click on the Run the Troubleshooter option.

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4.Click on the Windows Update tab from the left pane menu.
5.Click on the Check for updates option.

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Solution 4 – Restart The PC:

If Windows 10 update is taking forever, then reboot your PC to solve this problem. It can cause a lot of harm to the PC. This act is strictly prohibited as it can cause some loss of data of your system. But, if your Windows is stuck doing this can solve the issue.

Solution 5 – Doing A System Restore:

System restore is a feature of Windows. By using this feature, your computer will revert back to the previous point in time. To do this follow the steps below:

1.Type System in the Windows search bar and select it.
2.Click on the System Protection option and then click on the System Restore option.
3.Click on the System Protection option.
4.Click on the System Restore option.
5.Pick a time and date that you want to restore to.
6.Complete the wizard.

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Solution 6 – Check The Memory:

When there is a problem in the memory, this problem can occur. For this, you have to check if the RAM is working correctly or not. Check, if the RAM is placed correctly or not in the slot. Clean the RAM with a dry cloth. Also, if you find any dust in the CPU, clean it with a dry cloth.

Solution 7 – Run A Virus Scan:

A hidden virus or malware can cause the Windows Update to get stuck. Running a full virus scan can fix the problem easily. Follow the steps.

1.Search Windows Security in the Windows search bar and select the top option.
2.Click on Virus & Threat Protection option.
3.Click on the Scan Options and select the Full Scan.
4.Click on Scan Now. Now, the computer will scan the hidden viruses or malware.

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Solution 8 – Startup Repair:

Sometimes startup repair can also fix the problem. To do startup repair follow the steps that are given in the solution 2.

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Solution 9 – Reset The Computer:

If none of the solutions solves the problem then, resetting the computer will definitely solve the issue. This will completely erase your hard drive, erase your Windows, and you have to reinstall it. Try this solution only, when all other solutions have been failed. To do the resting of your computer, follow the below-given steps:

1.Insert your DVD or USB installation device.
2.Restart your computer.
3.When it boots up, press F10 to access the Boot Override Menu.
4.In the boot section, change the boot order to put the device you want to boot from at the top.

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5.Find and select the Save and Restart option. The PC will boot into the startup program.
6.Select your language and click the Next option.
7.Click on the Install Now button.
8.Enter your Windows activation key.
9.Select the Custom Install Windows only (advanced) option.

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10.You will see various disks called Drive 0, Drive 1 and so on. Delete all these partitions by selecting each one and then clicking on the Delete option.

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11.Select the Drive you want to install your Windows and click on the Next button to install new Windows and resolve the Windows Update Stuck problem.