1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro
       24 Aug 2015 #1

    Optional features in Windows 10 cannot install


    I am having trouble installing optional features from Settings -> System -> Apps & Features -> Manage Optional Features? If I select any feature to install whether it is .NET Framework 3.5 or a language pack, all that happens is the view refreshes and the feature isn't installed. Additionally, I constantly get notifications throughout the day that "Windows is adding features" and then immediately a notification that "Something happened and we couldn't install features". These notifications emanate from the language pack trying to install additional features namely Basic Typing, Handwriting and Speech. The language is the default English US. I tried changing it, to no avail, the problem persists.

    I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to 10, and then did a clean install of Windows 10. I'm on a cellular connection, and the option to mark the connection as non-metered is grey'd out, so I cannot change it - but my Windows Update seem to be working just fine.

    Is this happening for others as well? Does anyone have a solution?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 13
    Windows 10 Pro
       26 Oct 2015 #2

    please help have the same issue
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2,084
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1607 (AE build 14393.693)
       26 Oct 2015 #3

    Could you connect to another non-metered connection? Then let Windows Update finish. You cannot change features when updates still pending. You have to restart the computer to confirm that all updates have finished before trying additional features again.
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