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Sky Ranch

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Windows 10 Failed without being Reserved?

I'm getting a "Windows 10 Home" failure(s) being reported by Windows Update that's showing up in the "View Update History" even though I did not reserve Windows 10. I have had multiple auto- attempts to install followed by failures showing up in history.

Anyone else having this problem in Win8.1? It doesn't seem to happen on my machines running Windows 7.

So far, in my meager attempt to find a solution, I deleted the $Windows.~BT folder (~6.5 GB) and disabled the GWX in Task Scheduler but failures being reported in View Update History continues to occur. Don't understand why Windows Update is trying to automatically install an update that isn't downloaded on my machine.

Any assistance regarding this issue would be appreciated.
 
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    Windows 8.1

Sky Ranch

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Thanks for the advice.

Read the thread in the W10 forum and it sounds like it's for users that want to download W10 but are experiencing Windows Update failures.

In my case, I don't plan on downloading it at this point in time but Windows Update is trying to install W10 but failing in its effort after I initiate a manual check for Windows updates.

It's not really affecting my machine but its a bit of a strange issue that I thought others were experiencing and have found an answer.

Thanks again.

Edit: Ran Windows troubleshooter and it reset a few items in the process. Will designate this thread as solved in a few days if it doesn't reoccur.
 
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    Windows 8.1
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