Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Removing the Windows update cache

 

If your Windows update is stuck, errors on install or does not download, you can install manually or remove the Windows Update cache and let Windows learn again.

Run ‘cmd’ as Administrator

Either from the command line run ‘net stop wuauserv’ or stop the service in services.msc.

Go to the %windir% folder

run the commad ‘rd /s SoftwareDistribution’ to delete the contents

Restart the wuauserv (Windows update) service.

Microsoft detail this here.

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