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Top 3 Free Ways to Fix Windows 10 Update Error

Having some troubles with your Windows 10 update, like your Windows 10 update stuck on restarting, failed to install or received update error code? If the answer is yes, then you can try the following methods to fix Window 10 update errors. Here's what you can try.

Common Windows 10 Update Errors You May Encounter

There are some common issues listed below you may encounter when you update to Windows 10:

Another issue reported by a lot Windows users is the problem with activation. Below, there are 3 solutions provided to help you solve these Windows 10 common issues you have met, let's take a look.

Way 1: Fix Windows 10 Update Error with Windows Update Troubleshooter

The very first solution that enter in your mind must be Windows 10 UpdateTroubleshooter by Microsoft. This rarely works, but it's so quick and simple that it's worth trying.

When complete, click Close to end the troubleshooter. You can now attempt to rerun Windows Update — ideally after rebooting your computer — and see if it truly has resolved your issues.

Way 2: Delete the Windows Update File Cache Yourself to Fix Windows 10 Update Error

If Windows troubleshooter doesn't work for you, then you can try and perform this process yourself manually: stopping the Windows Update service, deleting the temporary files it's created, then starting Windows Update again. It's a little more involved, but it's not difficult to do.

With that done, go back to your command prompt window and type "net start wuauserv" (Enter) then "net start bits" (Enter) to get Windows Update and its related background services up and running again.

Way 3: Disconnect Drives, Disable VPNs & More to Fix Windows 10 Update Error

Some of the tips herein can also be applied to problems that you're having with Windows Update.

Try disconnecting your media drives, like the DVD drive or SD card reader. You can do this by system searching for device manager, selecting the relevant result, then right-clicking the respective drives and clicking Disable.

If you're getting a specific error, like 0x80200056 or 0x800F0922, then respectively it might be that your Internet connection got interrupted or you need to disable any VPN service you've got running.

Hope this tutorial would be helpful to solve this issue. If you have other problems about Windows operating system you came across not covered in this post, like forgetting Windows password, you can find a solution to get your issue fixed with the help of Windows Password Key, which can help you recover and reset the lost administrator and user passwords on any Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista system without reformatting or reinstalling your system.

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