If you have a Windows 10 operating system on your computer, you may experience some troubles with the update, unless you already have. This can happen for different reasons, but mostly if your device is not working as it should be, or it crashes when the update is installed.
But you can take a deep breath. Luckily, this can be resolved. So, how to fix a Windows 10 update problems? Here are some answers that can help you in the future.
What you can do?
If the problems happen after you install the update, you can try running the checker for system files or just reset your computer. But, if problems are happening while trying to install the update, you should run the troubleshoot, that Windows provides you or try to download and install the updates manually. We are going to explain these ways of resolving the situation.
Troubleshoot is a tool that comes with every version of the Windows operation system, and this is a sort of program that finds out where is a problem and helps to resolve it. For resolving the problem with the update, go to the Settings, and find the section Update & Security. Now, look for the Troubleshoot there, and click on it when found.
You will have a new window open, where you need to find the Getup and running heading. So, open it and then find the option Windows Update. You will notice there a button Run the Troubleshooter. Squeeze this button and then click on the Close option. The Troubleshooter will now detect problems and resolve it, so your update can be installed.
Manual update installation
It can happen that the latest version of the update just doesn’t work until you install them manually. to do so, open the System Information section that you can find by typing in the research bar. Check the System Type in this window and then proceed to the Windows update. You will notice the heading View Update History, and see which updates were not installed.
Now, you should go to the Microsoft Update Catalog, and look for those updates. After finding the update that fits your system type, you need to squeeze the Download button. When it is done, click on the file and follow directions so you can install the update you need.
Checker for System Files
Running this tool may fix the Windows 10 update troubles. It will search for corrupted files and resolve all troubles with it. To do so, first, turn off your computer and then turn it on. While the system is loading, you should notice a heading called Preparing Automatic Updates. If you don’t see it the first time you try, repeat this action, until it shows on the screen.
Then, you are supposed to click on the Advanced Options button and select there the Troubleshoot option. Again, search for the Advanced option there, and then, under this option, find and press on the button Command Prompt.
Now, you will have a black screen opened, where you should type in the command SFC/scannow and hit the Enter key on the keyboard. Wait for a couple of moments and then when scanning is done, close the Command Prompt and turn off the device.
Turn it on again, and check if the update can be installed now.
Restart the device
Sometimes, you just need to restart your computer so the Windows 10 update can be installed. To do so, go to the Start menu and open the Power options. You will see the Restart heading you should click on. Now, the device will restart and it will take a couple of moments.
When the process is done, check if you can update it in the Windows Update page in the section Settings.
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