1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10
       15 Aug 2015 #1

    Update leads to reboots, failure


    The latest Win 10 update (from about 8/12) has really hosed me. Every morning the computer tries to install it, fails, and then removes the update. No error codes. This take about six reboots and half an hour. Never ran into this before. I'm about to roll back to Win 7 if I can't resolve this. Any suggestions?

    I tried the trick of setting "metered connection" in the Wi-Fi settings, but that did no good, apparently because the update is already stored on my machine...
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    India
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 64bit
       15 Aug 2015 #2

    KenOC said: View Post
    The latest Win 10 update (from about 8/12) has really hosed me. Every morning the computer tries to install it, fails, and then removes the update. No error codes. This take about six reboots and half an hour. Never ran into this before. I'm about to roll back to Win 7 if I can't resolve this. Any suggestions?

    I tried the trick of setting "metered connection" in the Wi-Fi settings, but that did no good, apparently because the update is already stored on my machine...
    First of all download offline installer of latest update from Complete List Windows 10 updates offline installer 2015

    Then go to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download delete all the files in this folder and try installing the update from the file you earlier downloaded from the given link. Hope your problem is solved
    Last edited by manpreetrehsi; 05 Dec 2016 at 04:29.
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 212
    10 (Free upgrade)
       15 Aug 2015 #3

    That's a great link... if they keep it updated.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10
       15 Aug 2015 #4

    Many thanks!


    manpreetrehsi said: View Post
    First of all download offline installer of latest update from Complete List Windows 10 updates offline installer 2015

    Then go to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download delete all the files in this folder and try installing the update from the file you earlier downloaded from the given link. Hope your problem is solved
    Many thanks! There are a lot of files and folders in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download. Delete all of them?
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    India
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 64bit
       15 Aug 2015 #5

    yes delete all of them
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 8
    Windows 10
       15 Aug 2015 #6

    Thanks, will try tomorrow. BTW, hate to sound dense, but how do I install the file you suggest downloading?
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    India
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 64bit
       16 Aug 2015 #7

    KenOC said: View Post
    Thanks, will try tomorrow. BTW, hate to sound dense, but how do I install the file you suggest downloading?
    Just double click and follow the instructions
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