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How to Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

Troubleshooting Windows 10 update issues can seem daunting, but with a systematic approach, you can often resolve these problems efficiently. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you tackle Windows 10 update issues:

Method 1: Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter

1. Go to “Settings”> “Update & Security”> “Troubleshoot”> “Additional troubleshooter.”

2. Select Windows Update and then click “Run the troubleshooter.”

3. Follow the on-screen instructions to let the tool detect and resolve common update problems.

Method 2: Restart the Windows Update Service

1. Open the Command Prompt as Administrator.

2. Type "net stop wuauserv" and press “Enter” to stop the Windows Update service.

3. Then type "net start wuauserv" and press “Enter” to restart it. This action can refresh the updated components and clear out minor glitches.

How to Fix Windows 10 Update Issues

Method 3: Check for System File Corruption

1. Open Command Prompt as an administrator and type:

sfc /scannow

2. This tool will scan your system for corrupted files and replace them with correct versions.

Method 4: Use the DISM Tool

1. Open Command Prompt as an administrator and type:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

2. This tool addresses and corrects issues in the system image, which may resolve persistent update problems.

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