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Update not completing.

  1. #1


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1

    Update not completing.


    Recently my Windows 8.1 desktop could not complete downloading an update. Now, every time I restart my computer, it tries to install this update and can not complete it.

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  2. #2


    Maryland USA
    Posts : 758
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot


    Is it aborting or just seems stuck there?

    sometimes the progress bar doesnt move but it is still working, give it time...

    Large files or intermittant or slow internet connections cause it to take longer..

    Also viruses and malware interfere with windows updates
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  3. #3


    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1


    It looks as though it has completed updating, then says "Unable to complete updates, undoing changes" and restarts the computer. The whole process takes a few minutes.
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  4. #4


    Maryland USA
    Posts : 758
    Windows 8 & Windows 7 Dual Boot


    Looks like something blocked it at the very end, have you done a malware and virus scan?
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  5. #5


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


    Is it just one update and if so what is the KB number. Have you ran the Windows Update Troubleshooter?
    Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Windows Help
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