1.    17 Oct 2015 #1
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    Windows 10 64-Bit

    Windows Update is corrupt


    Hi all,
    My windows update was working fine until recently it became stuck on 0% for a bunch of updates while downloading. I've tried many things to resolve this:
    - Tried stopping and restarting the windows update service, but the service remains stuck on 'stopping' so I have to force kill it in cmd prompt then restart it
    - Emptied the downloads folder in software distribution
    - Ran the Windows Update troubleshooter tool, which says 'service registration is missing or corrupt'

    I'm assuming my Windows Update service has become corrupt somehow, is there any way in which I can solve this?

    Thank you in advance.
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  2.    17 Oct 2015 #2
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586
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  3.    17 Oct 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cluster Head View Post
    Thanks for the quick reply mate, I've tried Method 2, but when cmd tries stopping wuauserv, it just says 'stopping.....' but doesn't stop the service.
    Should I try the registry edit method?
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  4.    17 Oct 2015 #4
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 RS 10586.586

    ....but when cmd tries stopping wuauserv, it just says 'stopping.....' but doesn't stop the service.
    It`s a known issue......!

    Should I try the registry edit method?
    Yes!
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