1. Joined : Nov 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64 bit
       2 Weeks Ago #1

    Issues with installation of Windows updates


    Hi,

    My computer keeps going through a WIndows update installation. It has been happening daily for the last couple of weeks. The installation will get to 95% complete and sit there for a while. Next thing I know, the computer is restoring a previous version of windows. This hasn't been too big of a deal, however, the installation takes a while and so does reverting to an older version which makes my computer unusable for a couple of hours. I have recently removed the automatic install from WIndows update to have them ask first. That should stop the waiting for nothing but I would like to get this issue resolved.

    Looking through my update history, it shows everything as being successfully installed, however, the most recent update is from 11/12 and I know the update has been running every night for the last few nights. Any insight would be appreciated. Below are some pictures of what I am seeing. If more information is needed, just ask and I will provide.

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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,234
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Hi, you can try downloading the update manually, and then installing it.
    KB3189866 stuck at 45% or 95%? Install it manually instead - gHacks Tech News

    Try after a clean boot, disconnect all unnecessary devices.

    Any reason why you're still using build 1511? 1607's been out since early August.

    You could try inspecting the Windows update logs.
    Note:
    Windows Update logs are now generated using ETW (Event Tracing for Windows).
    Please run the Get-WindowsUpdateLog PowerShell command to convert ETW traces into a readable WindowsUpdate.log.


    For more information, please visit http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=518345
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  3. Joined : Nov 2016
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 64 bit
       1 Week Ago #3

    Thank you for the suggestion. I am not very computer savvy so not sure why my build is older. I always have WIndows update set to automatic to keep me recent and protected. I tried to download the update and run it manually, however, when I run it I get an error message that says, "Windows Update Standalone Installer The update is not applicable to your computer."
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  4. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,234
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       1 Week Ago #4

    Here's how to get 1607- or the current build in general:
    Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

    Personally I find a DVD the easiest, then I keep it as a bootable medium as it can be used for several recovery purposes.

    I don't know what you downloaded or from where: the language and 'bitness' (32 or 64 bits) have to match.

    There are plenty of threads where people reported issues with the upgrade. I recommend first using disk imaging to create a backup in case anything goes wrong- and it can- e.g. Macrium Reflect (free) + its boot medium + large enough external storage (say at least twice the size of the data you're going to back up).
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