Take care, Bryan Similar help and support threads Thread Forum I hijacked the thread title from another one that looked like it might be helpful, but of course it was not. Things you need to know: It hasn't been updated since 2014, it has over 250 updates though I have selected 30 updates to download , it is windows 8. Everything is going well except that windows update takes forever , i took a 30 minute shower and it was still going ,i tried to use a wireless connection to see if that works but it didn't. Back to the old problem. The first thing I investigated was to look at the logs on the client server. However, although it said the installation of. Maybe Dell pre-installed something, which caused such a problem? Things you need to know: It hasn't been updated since 2014, it has over 250 updates though I have selected 30 updates to download , it is windows 8.
But as I mentioned in tittle it stucks. So I wish this article can help you to fix the Windows 10 update stuck downloading and stuck at 0% error, and it will enable you download and update Windows 10 version. I started by stopping the Windows Update service in my case the service proved to be frozen so I restarted my computer and disabled the service before it starts and the Application Experience service. The download process did not show up at the status bar as it should have been. Though it might be issue it my proxy server but my other version servers were using the same proxy.
I will upgrade to Windows 10 when I feel I need to, I will before July but I have no real need to. I would like to know if you have any suggestions on the things I could try to get windows updates working. From the WinX Menu, open Command Prompt Admin. Reported this several times on Feedback hub but no solution given by Microsoft. The reason why this happens is unknown. This one might help I've no idea since I'm not using a proxy Regards, Dave Patrick.
It may take 2 or 3 days to get all the updates if you are a long way behind. I know but I only selected 34 updates so it's not like it is doing all of them at once, its been 5 hours now no change. It is set to install updates automatically, yet it never does, and if I initiate a manual scan, it doesn't work either. Is there anything I could do? Is there anything I could do? After you restart your computer, follow the above steps again. This worked for me and I hope it does for you too. If the files are in use, and you are unable to delete some files, restart your device.
Right-click on Windows Update service and click Start. I will see in due time. Workaround: A manual download via Microsoft Update Catalog and manual installation of all 3 Updates via dism, at each time did solve the matter, but this is no solution. It shows all the installed ones, but then on the update history all the failures are listed. So if you want to restart check for updates, you need to turn on the service. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hi I can't install any of the update as it is checking forever.
Outdated server signatures can stop the updates. Let it wait for a bit longer. Let it wait for a bit longer. Hello Guys, I don't think this subject is uncommon. Hello everyone, Windows Update has been stuck at 0% every time I've tried in the last couple of days see screenshot. Yes - also having this problem on Windows 2016 Server.
It has been downloading and stuck at 0% for nearly 4 hours now. Things you need to know: It hasn't been updated since 2014, it has over 250 updates though I have selected 30 updates to download , it is windows 8. With the August 2017 Servicing Stack Update for 1607 installed the problem is still unsolved. I have run the Windows Update FixIt tool, run the WindowsUpdateDiagnostic tool, nothing help. This configuration causes the connections to Windows Update to fail. In my case i was using Windows Server 2012. Microsoft does not provide a way to selectively edit that database.
When Windows Update starts again it rebuilds the cache repopulating it with up-to-date versions of the files and chewing up a ton of harddisk space again. Mine contained more than 70,000 files so it took a while. I have already named the Software Distribution folder as Software Distribution old. Simply close it out at that time, and my success was to then shut down. But it took a while, even though both only had between 20-30 updates. It has been downloading and stuck at 0% for nearly 4 hours now.
I need to update all the drivers because that is important for the system. This will prompt a run dialogue box. The figure in your case could be 0%, 23%, 33%, or any other, but every time you try to download the updates, you find that they are stuck on that particular figure, even if you leave it for an hour or two. I tried using the Get-WindowsUpdateLog cmdlet in Powershell, however, the log that was generated was useless because every line had no date and no format information what the hell, Microsoft! I will upgrade to Windows 10 when I feel I need to, I will before July but I have no real need to. Is there anything I could do? These services are listed in alphabetical order.
Tip: After downloading the updates, open System Configuration dialog box and enable all disabled services. Thanks, Hasn't been updated since 2014. Hello Guys, I don't think this subject is uncommon. Only downloaded and installed half last night. How do you feel when you log in to Windows after a month, find out there are updates to install, you select to install those updates and those Windows updates get stuck at zero percent? You will be able to download and install the updates successfully. Windows 10 may be good but I have seen it mess up on two of my friends laptops. I know but I only selected 34 updates so it's not like it is doing all of them at once, its been 5 hours now no change.