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  1.    12 Apr 2018 #1

    Windows 10 always updating/unable to properly update


    Hello.

    My Windows 10 Home won't stop updating the same things (or atleast always wants to update these things)...

    I'll restart the computer and they'll still be in the update history as (Requires a restart to finish installing)...

    They are:

    1. Security Update for Adobe Flash Player for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x86-based Systems (KB4093110)

    2. Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709for x86-based Systems (KB4088776)

    3. Security Update for Adobe Flash Player (Windows 10 Version 1709)for x86-based Systems (KB4088785).

    And most recently (yesterday)
    4. Security Update for Windows (KB4088776).

    I've tried uninstalling these updates (doesn't work, they just come up again) as well as tracking them down and manually installing them...

    Whenever I go to shut down - always says, "update and shut down".

    I've considered a reset as an option -but I thought I'd ask around first.

    Any ideas would be much appreciated.

    Thanks very much,
    Stuart
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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       12 Apr 2018 #2

    Hi Stuart.

    What build is your system reporting (Windows key + R, type winver, enter)

    I might first suggest just resetting windows update.

    Reset Windows Update in Windows 10


    Ken
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  3.    13 Apr 2018 #3

    Hi Ken/

    I am Windows 10. Version 1709. (OS Build 16299.248)
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  4. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       13 Apr 2018 #4

    So indeed it is not up to date. 16299.248 is February.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...update-history

    I would try the Windows Update reset.
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  5.    16 Apr 2018 #5

    Thank you Caledon Ken. The reset worked.
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  6. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       16 Apr 2018 #6

    Excellent.
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  7.    16 Apr 2018 #7

    Hmm... It's struggling to update this next one now.

    Windows 10 Version 1709 x86 (KB4093112).

    I'll try the Windows Reset again and keep you posted...
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  8.    16 Apr 2018 #8

    Attempted to do this as well...
    http://www.thewindowsclub.com/softwa...der-in-windows

    No luck still.
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  9.    16 Apr 2018 #9

    When I try to reset, command prompt says:

    Cannot reset Windows Update since "Windows Update" (wuauserv) service failed to stop.Press any key to continue . . .
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  10.    16 Apr 2018 #10

    I've now manually downloaded and successfully installed -- 2018-04 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x86-based Systems (KB4093112). It is in Control Panel.

    However, it still comes up on the Update Status and update.

    With cmd/reset...
    The system could not find...
    C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat
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