Posted 18 May 2015 - 12:24 PM
When are the failures of certain updates occuring, during download (there might be ways to see which), during installation, during the restart? If it is during the restart then after the restart you can go to control panel-->windows updates-->view update history and see which are marked as failed, once you have logged back on again. Also for clarification please describe the sort of failure, is it an error message, is it that the computer is really slow afterewards, is it something that makes it difficult to boot up. Is this a problem which has been happening for a while (every update failing for several weeks), is it a problem during the checking for updates phase. If it is one update which is a problem then if you can just look at the "view update history" list and see if any are marked as failed, if it is severe problems with your system after a set of updates then dc3 is quite right that you might have to go through many of them searching for a problem one. If it is an issue with windows update itself, then you might need to repair certain system settings, or restore from a system image to an earlier working state, a problem with windows update itself would manifest itself as something which caused the same sort of issues for any and every update, if it's just a few updates which are problematic then the problem probably is with one of those few.
Back on this site, for a while anyway, been so busy the last year.
My systems:2 laptops, intel i3 processors, windows 8.1 installed on the hard-drive and linux mint 17.3 MATE installed to USB