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Windows 8 updates not working

  1. #1

    Windows 8 updates not working


    Every time I try to update the 99 updates now, they always get stuck infinitely on 0%, I need suggestions for all the possible fixes.

    Then when I shutdown my PC it then fails to configure, reverts the changes and then the same problem happens, please help!

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    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Use the windows update troubleshooter from this site:

    Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Windows Help

    Install you updates in batches, 5 at a time, you may be able to determine which update is giving you problems. Saves a lot of time.
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    Posts : 75
    Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit


    Quote Originally Posted by ADAMPOKE111 View Post
    Every time I try to update the 99 updates now, they always get stuck infinitely on 0%, I need suggestions for all the possible fixes.

    Then when I shutdown my PC it then fails to configure, reverts the changes and then the same problem happens, please help!
    Just curious. 1. When was the last successful update (date) and what is it? KB xxxxxxxx

    2. Did you update Windows 8 to 8.1? What does your computer properties say? Control Panel > System
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  4. #4


    Quote Originally Posted by jumanji View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by ADAMPOKE111 View Post
    Every time I try to update the 99 updates now, they always get stuck infinitely on 0%, I need suggestions for all the possible fixes.

    Then when I shutdown my PC it then fails to configure, reverts the changes and then the same problem happens, please help!
    Just curious. 1. When was the last successful update (date) and what is it? KB xxxxxxxx

    2. Did you update Windows 8 to 8.1? What does your computer properties say? Control Panel > System
    Windows 8, 64bit clean reinstall. Not 8.1
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  5. #5


    Are you trying them all at once? As per Nuccii's post really.
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  6. #6


    Quote Originally Posted by BarneyRubble View Post
    Are you trying them all at once? As per Nuccii's post really.
    I am now doing them in small batches, only a few have failed so far.
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  7. #7


    Trnava
    Posts : 683
    Win 8.1.1 Pro x64


    Usually updates, which update the same component like NET Framework, it is hard to update two in one.
    It is like updating browser from version 8 to version 9 and to version 10 at the same time, it is destined to fail.
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  8. #8


    Nuccii, your solution worked.
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  9. #9


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Glad to hear you got them in.
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