Windows 10: Not updating/installing anything but keep getting error code1618 skype

  1.    18 Oct 2015 #1

    Not updating/installing anything but keep getting error code1618 skype


    Windows 10 user

    tried updating skype but getting error code 1618
    tried updating AVG anti virus but update failed: update detect running installation. Complete that installation before starting update
    not installing or updating anything at the moment.Click image for larger version. 

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  2.    18 Oct 2015 #2

    Have you restarted the machine and tried updating Skype afterwards?
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  3.    18 Oct 2015 #3

    Having the exact same problems. Very frustrating. Unable to install/update programs including Windows Updates, AVG. Also cannot uninstall programs. Hoping someone can recommend a fix!

    Checked Task Manager, but there are no programs running that needs "End Task".

    Then checked Administrator Tools --> Services --> Windows Installer --> Properties --> here I got stuck, supposed to change Startup Type from Manual to Disabled, then restart the computer; however, the dropdown menu for Startup Type does not function.
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  4.    20 Oct 2015 #4

    this was since last month. restarted everyday and tried the microsoft FAQ by going into task manager n end all non windows running program but still didnt work after that.
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