These previous instances were able to fix themselves when given enough time to revert changes. Fix 4: Use the Windows Update Troubleshooter The Windows Update Troubleshooter by Microsoft is an app that finds the exact problem with an update and fixes it. Windows Update may have its annoyances but it is reliable most of the time. I've got a very similar issue. My desktop tried to install some windows updates, but it couldn't for some reason. I've been searching online and trying every available solution possible but it won't let me past the blue screen. If you can enter safe mode, then follow the steps below.
Do you have a recovery disk? Once you log in and settled, I recommend you run Windows Update again to keep your Windows computer up-to-date. It showed as Stage 3 of 3 configuring updates do not turn off your computer. Then restore his files and call it a day. I hit the power button to shut off then hit F8 to attempt to boot in to safe mode or run the start up troubleshooter. So the reverting updates windows went away after we restored. Then delete everything from inside the DataStore and Download folder with Administrator permission.
Step 5: Minimize the service windows. I've tried f11 and had the disks checked but there were no issues either and i've tried system restore too, but that was unsuccessful. Afterwards click on System protection on the left side of the window then under the System protection tab, click on Create. It may sit there for 20 to 30 minutes with the little circle spinning and seemingly do nothing. Thank you Hello, I also have this problem. I've done that in desperate times and it worked. Please think before you write this nonsense ok? Christina4185 wrote: I had this issue last week with a desktop however it got stuck in the reverting stage and would not restart.
By default, the operating system is selected as the Source while the Destination is selected automatically. Step 1: Log on your computer as the administrator. Restart your computer and start pressing the F8 key on your keyboard. This should solve the issue with windows update. However the machine is backed up using Carbonite. Inside Windows - Regular or Safe Mode repeatedly tap F8 as you boot. It will automatically detect any update problems and fix them.
This time click on the blue words telling you the number of significant updates available. When we run Windows Update again, it starts from the very beginning. Yes, I ran the startup repair. It rebooted about an hour ago for configuring updates and is currently stuck at 35%. Essentially we are deleting everything and making it as though the update never happened.
We did this because if anything goes wrong during the next few steps, you can restore your system from this point and get everything to back to like it was before. You may need to enter your account password if you have one set up. First one is to wait for the computer to revert the changes. Aric4956 wrote: I would use a linux pen drive or something to boot into and read the hard drives and pull all the execs files off of the computer and then when the data is safe, wipe it. I've looked online for a list of possible fixes.
Then restore his files and call it a day. There is a spinning circle nest to the 35% compleate so i know the screen hasn't frozen. Now windows update troubleshooter will try to fix the problem automatically and show you the results once done. Then boot the computer off of the linux drive and you will be able to read the hard drive and pull files off of it. Step 4: After the backup has finished, go to the Tools page to so you can boot your computer from it to enter MiniTool Recovery Environment and perform some recovery actions After the system image has been created, you can update Windows. With the updates applied in Safe Mode, you should have no problems restarting your computer. I have most of my computers to Windows 10 or at least Windows 8.
If I can get back to my desktop I would do like 15 updates at a. Most of these instructions are completely useless. First, I thought it was because Automatic Updates were enabled. It may look like stuck but they will finally go through and make to the login screen. Installing updates in Safe Mode ensures that only the necessary programs are running in the background. Similar help and support threads Thread Forum Hi, I desperately need help right now.
Upon booting into Normal mode, it went through a brief process of configuring Windows Updates and after that it proceeded to login properly. Keep reading to resolve this issue on your Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 computer. If you do find something, proceed to Step 2. Once we were able to get into it we did a check disk and that seemed to help it out and we were able to update it. I cannot do a thing.