Windows update is not updating
Error messages for failed updates are rarely helpful, which means it can be hard to find a specific solution.We’ve rounded up tips that should resolve the most common problems with Windows Update.If disabling your anti-virus does solve Windows Update problems, it might be worth contacting the developer to let them know, so they can patch it. We’ve previously written an article about what the common Windows upgrade problems are, along with how to fix them.Some of the tips herein can also apply to problems that you’re having with Windows Update.
Although this method should keep all your system settings in place, there’s no point in taking any risk. Continue to progress through the prompts until you get to the Ready to install page.
Safe Mode is an inbuilt troubleshooting feature that allows you to fix issues at the root, without non-essential applications interfering.
You can access Safe Mode in various ways, even if Windows 10 no longer boots..
Each anti-virus will have its own method of disabling it, so load it up and turn it off.
If you can’t see where to do this, explore the Settings or Options area.