Windows Update is waiting for install

I have a problem with windows update in Windows 10

In previous version of windows I select the custom updates and download them, then install them. but in win 10 I can't select (it doesn't matter) my problem is that many of them is WAITING FOR INSTALL and never install!

I troubleshoot Windows Update but can't solve it.

 

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Last updated April 15, 2019 Views 72,291 Applies to:
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Hi,

Apologize for the late reply.

Are you still facing issues with installing updates?

If you still facing the issue, follow these methods:

I suggest you to follow the methods below and check if it helps:

Method 1: Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

I suggest you to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter. Follow these steps to run Windows Update troubleshooter:

  1. Press Windows key + W and type troubleshooting.
  2. Select Troubleshooting.
  3. Select View all on the top left corner.
  4. Click Windows Update troubleshooter.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to run the troubleshooter.
  6. Check if issue persists.

Method 2

I suggest you to check if the services responsible for Windows update is running. Refer to these steps:

  1. Press Windows key +R, type “services.msc
  2. Locate the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer and the Windows Update Services and check if it is running.
  3. If not, right click on the service and click start to start the service.

Hope this helps. If you have further queries, we will be happy to help.

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Hi

Press win+R, type gpedit.msc

then go to: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update

double click on Configure Automatic Updates from right panel

then select Enabled and 2 - Notify for download and notify for install

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