How to Troubleshoot Windows Update Issues in Windows 10

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edited June 2021 in Software

If you're having problems or errors trying to get Windows 10 updated, this guide will take you through a few tools you can use to troubleshoot issues with downloading and installing updates in Windows 10. These are useful if you are having issues with updates failing, or if you are behind on Windows 10 updates but your system is not automatically detecting the most current updates available. 

Here are some options to try to troubleshoot Windows 10 update issues:

Run the Built-In Troubleshooter in Windows 10

Download Microsoft's Update Troubleshooter or Update Assistant

Perform an In-Place Upgrade with the Media Creation Tool

Run the System File Checker to Scan and Attempt to Automatically Repair Corrupted Windows Files


Microsoft covers these steps as well as some more in-depth options on their website here:


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