Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3176493). Not installing.

I have tried all the methods I can find online but this update still wont install. Since this has been happening my computer is taking 15 min to start up because it is constantly trying to install the update and failing. I know I cant turn off auto updates but this is getting ridiculous. I have even set a specific date to attempt the install and the update still doesn't work. I don't want to revert to the preious operating system of 8.1 if I don't have to. Please help.
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Could you tell us what you have tried so far?

1. Press Windows Key + X on the keyboard and then select “Command Prompt (Admin)” from the menu.

2. Stop the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer and the Windows Update Services. To do this, type the following commands at a command prompt. Press the “ENTER” key after you type each command.

                           net stop wuauserv

                           net stop cryptSvc

                           net stop bits

                           net stop msiserver

3. Now rename the SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 folder. You can do this by typing the following commands in the Command Prompt. Press the “ENTER” key after you type each command.

                          ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

                          ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old

4. Now, let’s restart the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer and the Windows Update Services. Typethe following commands in the Command Prompt for this. Press the ENTER key after you type each command.

                        net start wuauserv

                        net start cryptSvc

                        net start bits

                        net start msiserver

5. Type Exit in the Command Prompt to close it and then restart the computer.

Best,
Andre
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Last updated August 14, 2020 Views 20,574 Applies to: