I already wait until 98 and suddenly came out something like this failure configuring windows updates, reverting change do not turn off your computer what. My laptop is on windows 8.1 already, but it tried to update itself, when it reached 30 it failed, I have tried a hard reset, F11 and FnF8.
Hi all, I've run into the same problem twice now regarding windows 8 updates. Basically what happens is it will run an automatic update and restart, (even though I had them disabled, hell, I even selected it not even LOOK for automatic updates).
Many users have been reporting that the newly released Windows 8.1 Update has failed to install on their Windows 8.1 computers. In this post we will see some generic and specific ways to try and troubleshoot this problem.
However, on a disturbingly large number of Windows 8 computers across the globe, downloading and installing updates mostly leads to the process failing and the user getting en error message stating Failure configuring Windows updates.
To perform a System Restore : Follow the details in the link here. To Manually Uninstall Updates : Go to Control Panel ( you can simply search for it ). Got to Programs and Features On the left, click View installed updates.
Select each of the recently installed updates and uninstall them. Restart your PC and you should be back in business. I had to restart my pc a couple of times after the steps above before it finally got past the installing updates.
It works sometimes and sometime it doesnt. Luckily for me, I had this operating system selection screen that windows provides when there are multiple detected operating systems installed on a computer. If you do not have this operating system selection screen, check out this tutorial on other methods.
Fixing the Problem As stated above, the problem was by. Getting into advanced options, Enabling Safe Mode and Uninstalling all recent updates available. The first part of this process is done during the boot process.
Installing Updates (about 10 minues) We couldnt complete the updates, Undoing changes, Dont turn off your computer (30 mins plus) It showed this for about 30 minutes and I decided to force restart, then the error messages got a bit more hopeful.
Im not sure how often this occurs, but after downloading updates on my new Windows 8.1 installation and restarting, the update process just froze up and windows could not start up. One (costly) solution is to just re-install the operating system, refresh or reset the.
Check if the fix here works for you.
Step 1. Get into Advanced Startup Options. If you have only Windows 8.1 installed on your pc, some articles online say you can hold down F8 or SHIFT F8 to load the advanced startup screen.