A fresh copy is always a good last solution and it’s important for Windows Update to be working smoothly.
Note: We have another guide that explains how to stop Windows’ automatic updates completely.
Follow these steps to fix it: Sometimes, you may feel like it’s stuck, but in fact, the update is fixing a few things and you’ll find yourself jumping from 23% to 47% instantly after 30 minutes of waiting.
That’s why you have to wait around 2 to 3 hours before you know that you’re really stuck.
The Update it says its going to install is this Upgrade to Windows 10 Home, version 1511, 10586 That's all it says and i am all ready in Windows 10, this has also caused the "schedule time for restart" to be grayed out. PLEASE help me stop this endless pain in the arse cycle. My computer was just fine and today I turn on my computer and a blue screen says "your pc ran into a problem. Error: system thread exception not handled" how do I fix this and get my computer back? Took a look through the Windows Updates settings and noticed that Update history only lists one successfully installed update even... I just did a clean install today think something went wrong but the problem has not stopped.
My PC has restarted like 5 times in the past 5 hours. The system is pretty much like new with barely any programs installed and the problem still happens. Hi All, Tried a few different things to try and resolve this issue and it is just bugging me.
Make sure to be patient before doing this: only if it has been frozen for more than 3 hours, then you are safe to do this and it won’t damage your computer.
If you do choose to mess with your BIOS, make sure you use the correct tools that: A full backup is also recommended if you intend to make any changes to the BIOS.
If none of the previous steps works, you should re-install your Windows 10.
Well, if this just happened to you then this guide will help you to: If you’re currently getting your update stuck at 81%, the issue might be compatibility of the newest Windows versions (1803 / 1709) with an old wifi card you have on your computer.
Try the solutions below first, but if all else fails, you might have to physically remove your wifi card from the computer.
If you run out of options then you should recover your system.