Windows 10: Can't update Windows 10 Anniversary
Can't update Windows 10 Anniversary
I recently encountered a virus right around the time Windows 10 was updated to Windows 10 Anniversary. I had originally upgraded my Windows 8.0 to Windows 10 (beta), but my Activation code didn't work so I had to get windows to help me, and that's when Windows 10 Anniversary was installed. Before that my computer ran beautifully. All my programs worked with no issues, never issues installing stuff. Now, I have non-stop issues. I went to check for updates and realized that there hadn't been any updates done to date so I tried. this is the error message that persists.
There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x80240442)
I have been trying different things for about a week now with no success. I followed countless "outdated" tutorials on what to do but nothing works. Tonight I finally found something recent, I thought it was on this forum but I can't find it again, but I will send a screenshot of the "ADMIN Powershell" commands I sent;
The Echo off at the bottom wasn't there before, I tried to repost it a 2nd time and it still didn't work. I think it actually changed the error code to
But when I tried the fix for that, it went back to the first error. I have a feeling that this error is also blocking me from installing Microsoft Office. I'm hoping once I can update my PC correctly, whatevers causing this problem will also fix that one. Any help I can get here would be very very appreciated. So far, 0 updates. Thanks!
Download iso, double click on it and run setup.exe.
I really hope someone can help me with this, at least eventually. I feel like I'm trapped inside my computer.. LOL
That link at post 2 doesn't give you right link for the ISO. See this tutorial https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...-download.html The ISO download link is https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft.../windows10ISO/
I don't know which English version you need in Canada. I do know for the UK I have to choose English International. You might even need a French version?
Thanks Steve, I'm downloading it now. For some reason I have to keep switching between Edge and Firefox to get these DL links to open, but at least its working so far. I assume this ISO is the most current updated version of Windows 10 Build 1607, and if so I'm pretty confident this will work. Hopefully it fixes some of these issues I've been having. Later Steve. I'll keep you posted either way. Thanks again!
I just finally managed to get the anniversary update done. Tried all I could, even running from DVD and it'd never work.
Then I physically ripped out all drives except C and while at it also in-installed ALL motherboard (ASUS) drivers and Chrome which has been crashing regularly...and lo and behold it FINALLY went thru!
You can use MiniTool Partition Wizard to check if you have any active partitions on your other drives since that can confuse the Windows installer and boot process. If so, set them inactive unless you have fancy dual boot system and need an active partition on anything other than your system drive for some reason.
OK. I tried this and it just keeps resetting itself. As soon as it comes down to updating, its flashes the following message then resets instantly;
RESTARTING WINDOWS 10 SETUP
The updates are installed, but Windows 10 Setup needs to restart for them to work. After it restarts, we'll keep going from where we left off.
I tried it 5x. It just doesn't want to update. Period!
Before I ever saw this message, I will acknowledge that I did have another active drive installed at the time of initial install, but it has been removed for a week now and i'm still getting blocked. Thanks for the reply though!
Steve C said:
Source: How to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update | Windows Experience Blog
Download Windows 10 Anniversary ISO (32-bit 3.14 GB) (64-bit=4.07 GB):
I am trying to update from Windows 10 OS Build 10586.589 to the Anniversary Update but my computer freezes at 1% progress. I have tried everything I can think of including: Unplugging all extra SATA drives except my main SSD,...
I am downloading the update manually. Have others had the same issue with windows update not showing the update?
I'm not sure my WU is working because of this.
Who will it be? With no glitches. What time? Where are you located? What do you really notice improved over old 10? If you are a paying customer, did you get your monies worth? Are loading times (software and boot speeds). Add your questions if you...
Source: Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK Now Available! Windows Store Open for Submissions | Building Apps for Windows