1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #1

    Install stuck at searching for updates


    Installing Windows 10 directly on this pc from media creation tool. When it gets to 'searching for updates' it gets stuck a 0%. Any thoughts? Thanks!!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    07 Aug 2015 #2

    Make sure the PC has internet access. For instance on mine, I don't have internet until I've installed the driver.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #3

    Thanks. I'm posting on here using the pc, via internet.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4.    07 Aug 2015 #4

    Apologies but you may have been desperate enough to have been on a tablet

    Have you had an email saying "Windows 10 for you is on the way and you are in the queue" yet?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #5

    No, I haven't received that.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #6

    I just cleaned out the Software Distribution folder and will give it a try once more.

    c:Windows\SoftwareDistribution
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Jul 2015
    Airdrie, Scotland
    Posts : 69
    Windows 10 Pro x64, Linux
       07 Aug 2015 #7

    Command prompt (admin)

    Net stop wuauserv
    Net stop bits

    delete contents of c:\windows\softwaredistribution\download

    then

    Command prompt (admin)
    Net start wuauserv
    Net start bits
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #8

    iBawbag said: View Post
    Command prompt (admin)

    Net stop wuauserv
    Net stop bits

    delete contents of c:\windows\softwaredistribution\download

    then

    Command prompt (admin)
    Net start wuauserv
    Net start bits
    Thanks... will give it a go!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       07 Aug 2015 #9

    This time it got beyond the searching... all by itself without my doing anything. Now let's see how it all ends.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Install stuck at stuck on 70 %
Hi, I've recently downloaded Windows 10 Preview and i made a bootable on a usb flash drive. Everything was going fine until during installation my pc restarted and now it's stuck on 70 % and says an error that re-insert your disc. The flash drive...
Installation and Setup
Solved Install stuck at 75%
I've tried installing a few times, and every time it gets to 75% with 1% in configuring settings. It'll stay like that for hours, so I've forced shutdown and restarted. It reverts to Win8.1, and in Windows Update it says there was an important...
Installation and Setup
Stuck at Windows 10 setup after install.
I just got done installing Windows 10 and am sitting at the next step which I believe the setup just before loading the desktop. It just locks up and then my system reboots after hitting "Next". My frustration level is rapidly increasing and...
Installation and Setup
Searching this wallpaper
https://c.s-microsoft.com/en-us/CMSImages/device_laptop_mini_start_NonCortanaMarket_1x.jpg?version=002d23bd-3d7c-21ed-d24f-92daad663e51;CollectionId=5ed96a94-8ae0-4d30-af48-e3352caa663f Where can i find wallpaper in the picture?
Customization
Fresh 10130 on Surface Pro 3 - getting stuck on downloading updates
Did a fresh install on my Surface Pro 3 and trying to get the updates to run. I have seen it get stuck at 12%, 75%, etc. I have left it overnight with nothing running and wake up in the morning to find it in the same place percentage wise. I check...
Windows Updates and Activation
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:21.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums