Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Windows 10 Upgrade Hangs at Getting Updates


I had Windows 7 Professional running on a system and I downloaded the “Free” upgrade to Windows 10. The installer downloaded quickly and the initial checks went pretty quickly. Then it began checking for updates and Hung for over an hour.

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So I restarted the process and it repeated the same issue. I looked online and found the following:

Windows Update Troubleshooter:
http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262

I did not stop the update process of Windows 10. I just ran that repair tool in the background and then Windows 10 quickly finished the updates and was ready to install!

In some cases a quick fix is to temporarily stop the Windows update service.

Credit:http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-windows_install/windows-10-setup-stuck-at-getting-updates/a25eb523-24d5-4a96-be14-a3dc22a46a35?auth=1

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