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How to fix Windows Update errors in Windows 10 [Tip]

At this time, we all already know about the “Windows as a Service” strategy of Windows 10. That means the OS will get update along the way to improve its performance as well as to add more features. To help this happen, Windows Update is now more important than ever. It makes sure you always have the latest version of Windows 10 and all the security patches. But sometimes it just fails to do the job. In this post, I’ll show you how to fix common Windows Update errors.

How to fix Windows Update error with the troubleshooter

Even Microsoft knows that Windows Update often get weird errors so they provide you a troubleshooter to fix the thing. A troubleshooter is a piece of software that diagnoses the issue and fix it automatically. When it can’t make things run again, you will be provided with a helpful detail log. In my experience, I could say the troubleshooter done it job effectively most of the time.

So here’s the link to download Windows Update troubleshooter for Windows 10 from Microsoft:

http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/E/7/FE74974A-9029-41A0-9EB2-9CCE3FC20B99/WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab [1]

What you have to do is run the file and follow its instruction.

windowsupdate_fix_1 [2]

How to manually fix Windows Update error

If you get no luck with the troubleshooter, here’s a way to manually fix it.

net stop bits

net stop wuauserv

windowsupdate_fix_2 [3]

C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution

net start bits

net start wuauserv

windowsupdate_fix_3 [4]