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Windows 10 not updating

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#1 BrainSinus


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 10:25 PM

I haven't been able to update windows 10 for a while and I feel like it might be a virus causing this. Many features don't work and I can't find a solution to my problem. 

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#2 britechguy


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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:22 PM

My standard advice is follow these instructions for Doing an In-place "Upgrade" to Reinstall Windows 10 Keeping Apps/Programs and User Files

NOTE:  You do NOT need to follow the instruction regarding turning off Secure Boot.  It is superfluous.
That generally fixes issues with Windows Update and a wide range of other ones, too.

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#3 BrainSinus

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Posted 08 November 2018 - 11:43 PM

It's not helping. 

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Posted 09 November 2018 - 01:13 PM

Is it stuck on restarting? Then you have to use the power button to restart and get back into windows?


If so, I had this issue on one machine and this is how I corrected it:  https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Reset-Windows-Update-Tool-402a3eef


Brian's suggestion is much easier, efficient and faster.

Edited by xrobwx, 09 November 2018 - 01:14 PM.


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