Windows Update Troubleshooter for Windows 10

Applies to: Windows 10

  • If you get an error code while downloading and installing Windows updates, the Update Troubleshooter can help resolve the problem. 
  • Select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security  > Troubleshoot. Next, under Get up and running, select Windows Update > Run the troubleshooter.
  • When the troubleshooter is finished running, it's a good idea to restart your device.
  • Next, check for new updates. Select Start  > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Update   > Check for updates, and then install any available updates.
  • If the problems aren't all resolved, try running the troubleshooter again to check for additional errors, or see Fix Windows Update errors and follow the troubleshooting steps.
  • For more Windows Update troubleshooting info, see Troubleshoot problems updating Windows 10