Windows updates failed, Want to delete all failed update files in history location

Windows update section states I have 1 updates and one optional. Files download and computer restarts, but files fail to log.

Also, how can I delete all the failed window files fromhistory. Taking up lots of room.


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Last updated May 26, 2020 Views 200,773 Applies to:

Hi Ronk109,


If the updates got installed successfully the next time, then you can directly jump to method 2 which include steps to erase Windows Update history. After following the steps, the update history will be completely wiped out. By erasing the update history, you’ll just lose the update record entry and not exactly the updates. You can still find the history of the installed updates under the option Installed updates in Windows Update window.


Hope this information is helpful and let me know if you need any further assistance.

Mouneshwar R – Microsoft Support


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