KB4051963 Issue with the installation: locked up at 30% during configuration of update
Recycled power in order to force a restart. Curiously enough, the build now indicates an update to 16299.94 despite the windows update status of requires a restart to complete installation. After restarting, nothing changed. Using the Windows Update
Troubleshooter did not resolve the issue. I then tried powershell in admin mode to run the following commands: dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth (no problems reported); sfc /scannow (no issues reported); rundll32.exe pnpclean.dll,RunDLL_PnpClean
/DRIVERS /MAXCLEAN (returned a prompt--no activity) and a chkdsk /f just for good measure at the next restart. Restarted again (no evidence of anything other than the chkdsk cmd being executed); checked the windows update history, which still indicates a
restart is necessary to complete the installation of the update. Windows Update continues to update Windows Defender definitions, but the status still remains the same for KB4051963.
I tried to reinstall manually from the download through Microsoft Update Catalog; I received a message stating the update KB4051963 was already installed. Windows Update still states that a restart is required to complete the installation, so I remain
Since the steps did not help. We may need to perform a repair upgrade instead.
the article created by one of our Community MVPs"Andre Da Costa"on how to perform a repair upgrade using Windows 10 ISO file.
I think in this case, since the issue is pretty much cosmetic (when viewing the installed update history, KB4051963 shows as 'requiring a restart to complete the installation'), I'm going to quit while I'm ahead and wait until the next major release.
Right now, my system is operating without any other problems (that I am aware of, to date) at version 1709, build 16299.98. Thanks for the feedback, though.
As a sidebar, the installation of 2017-12 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64 based Systems (KB4054517) exhibited the same behavior--locked up at 30%. Again, after recycling power, update resumed and completed. System is now at build