Windows update for Windows 10 PC not responding

September 15, 2015 at 02:58:00
Specs: Windows 10, 4GB
I wanted to check on the status of my Win 10 updates so I looked in "settings" "update and security" and clicked on update. Nothing happened, all I get is the endless progression of dots which goes on forever. Stopping and restarting the Windows update services has no effect on this situation. Looks like this situation has been going on months now.

Looks like it's stuck.

Please advise.


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#1
September 15, 2015 at 08:19:36
Create and try the Windows Update shortcut ....

http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/...

Let us know whether or not this helps (it does on my end)

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


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#2
September 15, 2015 at 11:44:20
Hi,
Once I'm in settings/updates security, regarding updates I have no options in view. All I see is the endless dots from one end to the other.
Any other idea?

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#3
September 15, 2015 at 13:56:04
I'm scratching my head because you gave us no background info such as how you installed Windows 10, where did you get the Windows 10 installer (or was it preinstalled on a new computer), what problems you had and how you worked it out if any, etcetera.

I also noticed u posted the same questions at tenforums.com. Let see if they come up with a solution to your satisfaction.

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


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#4
September 15, 2015 at 15:58:01
Sorry for the lack of info. I updated to Win 10 from 8.1 by means of the automatic download from Microsoft.
Just some new things I tried:
-clean boot
-Downloaded and manually installed the latest updates
-Ran SFC /SCANNOW which returned some corrupted files that were repaired and some that it couldn't
Even if I turn off Windows update service the continuous dots are always there.

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#5
September 15, 2015 at 17:04:32
Ahhh here's the likely culprits

- Downloaded and manually installed the latest updates
- Ran SFC /SCANNOW which returned some corrupted files that were repaired and some that it couldn't

IMHO Microsoft does not see your Windows 10 in the same context it see others and this may be the reason why Windows update is not working for you.

Clean reinstall Windows 10 again may be the best option for you in this scenario.

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


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#6
September 15, 2015 at 17:41:21
Thanks for your guidance, but can't spare the extra hours to install dozens of programs.
By the way it did install the first major update automatically!

message edited by Arturo Meneses


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#7
September 15, 2015 at 17:56:45
Understood. Let's hope one day Microsoft will give in and soften the way Windows update works for Windows 10.

By the way I think you meant the 1st Cumulative Update (KB3074683) issued the same day Windows 10 was released to the public.

http://www.computing.net/answers/wi...

i_Xp/Vista/W7/W10 User


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