Windows 10: windows 10 version 1803 feature update continuously fails

  1.    27 Jun 2018 #1

    windows 10 version 1803 feature update continuously fails


    Windows 10 feature update fails continuously 06/27/2018

    message:


    (also failed 6/11 and 6/25)

    Feature update to Windows 10, version 1803 - Error 0x80010108


    Last failed install attempt on ‎6/‎27/‎2018 - 0x80010108

    can I turn off updates? It takes over my laptop which is 2011 Dell
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  2.    28 Jun 2018 #2

    I understand how frustrating it can be when this upgrade and download keeps being reattempted.

    Yes you can - if you really want to, and are sure you can revert from this:
    Stop Windows 10 Updates Properly and Completely Solved - Windows 10 Forums

    (I searched the site for you:
    completely disable Windows updates
    )

    Note: Before any attempt to upgrade, please secure your current state by creating a disk image. This makes sure you have a way to recover should things go horribly wrong (and they can). We continually urge users to use disk imaging routinely- that way you can recover from unbootable situations, uncorrectable problems, even disk failure (new disk) without technical help, relatively painlessly.

    E.g. Macrium Reflect (free) + external storage for disk image sets.


    You will need to fix this at some point.
    Basic steps:
    Run chkdsk C: /scan from an admin command prompt
    If ok, Run SFC /SCANNOW from an admin command prompt
    Uninstall any AV and security software.
    Disconnect any unnecessary peripherals.

    Retry manually: Download the iso using the MS update assistant, so you can retry without downloading each time.
    Download Windows 10 ISO File | Windows 10 Tutorials

    Note that the error number is sometimes related to problems accessing the update servers.
    Thus manually upgrading may succeed- try without accepting updates during the update process (i.e. offline).

    Otherwise: try:
    How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80010108 - Appuals.com

    Try the update troubleshooter, (Settings, search 'trouble', click Troubleshooter....
    See
    Reset Windows Update in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials


    Read and explore the links here to understand more about the error message:
    Upgrade to Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
    Resolve Windows 10 upgrade errors
    - links here lead to many more
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  3. Ex_Brit's Avatar
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    Win7 Ult + Win10 Pro + Win10 Enterprise - all x64
       28 Jun 2018 #3

    I too haven't been able to install the "1803" update., I've tried every which way that has been suggested in these forums (& elsewhere) and it fails each time so now I've resorted to using Windows Update Show/Hide from here: Hide or Show Windows Updates in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials but not until after I had done an edit to force WU to ask every time it wants to download something. Tute here: Enable or Disable Windows Update Automatic Updates in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials look at option 6.
    It could be dangerous to cut off ALL updates. Microsoft really needs to take a good look at their updates - people should not have to jump through hoops in order to accommodate them.
    Now I'm faced with a clean installation on all 3 of my 10's.
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  4.    28 Jun 2018 #4

    If you have Pro you can set updates to Notify - as I have. (Option 1, subsection 6 in that tutorial).

    If you have Home, you have to follow a different procedure to hide 1803, which I can post if needed.

    You can also use Windows Update Minitool (free).
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  5. Ex_Brit's Avatar
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    Win7 Ult + Win10 Pro + Win10 Enterprise - all x64
       28 Jun 2018 #5

    I see settings in Enterprise are a little different too.
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  6.    31 Aug 2018 #6

    I turned off updates by setting Wifi connection to "metered"
    On august 30th 2018 I saw under updates that there was an additional update that said it would fix problems with the update process.
    So I took off the "metered" designation and in update selected download updates. It did and installed V1803 OK

    So I just waited until Microsoft could fix the problems with the update and the process itself. Oly took months.
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  7. Ex_Brit's Avatar
    Posts : 231
    Win7 Ult + Win10 Pro + Win10 Enterprise - all x64
       01 Sep 2018 #7

    OK, I will take a look later today. Thanks
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