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  1.    01 Aug 2016 #11
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Windows 10

    Program Files on different drive

    Quote Originally Posted by eLPuSHeR View Post

    I cannot complete installation of the aforementioned update, neither using Windows Update nor running the offline update installer (959.381.674 bytes). After restarting; when the "Preparing Windows" screen appears, it does nothing and reboots (no percentage shown). It says "we cannot complete installation, reverting changes" after that.

    It seems I am not alone in this: kb3172985 and 3174060 - Microsoft Community

    Any ideas?
    If you have changed your default Program Files directory in the registry to a different drive, the updates will not install.
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  2.    05 Aug 2016 #12
    Join Date : Aug 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by diederik View Post
    If you have changed your default Program Files directory in the registry to a different drive, the updates will not install.
    Thank you for posting this. I have been trying to figure out why my updates weren't installing for months now.
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