Fix Windows Update errors with Microsoft’s dedicated tool

Madeleine Dean By: Madeleine Dean
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Updating Windows 10 can often turn into a nightmare. The latest OS updates can literally make your computer unusable, as was the case with KB3201845. Also, quite frequently, Windows 10 users can’t even install the updates on their devices due to various update bugs.

There are already many workarounds available to fix the annoying Windows 10 update bugs. If you encounter such issues, the first tool you can use is Microsoft‘s dedicated “Fix Windows Update errors” tool.

Fix Windows Update errors is a very useful tool you can use as a step-by-step troubleshooting guide. Its main advantage is that you can use it to troubleshoot Windows 7 ,and Windows 8.1 update problems as well.

Fix Windows Update errors is Windows Update’s best friend

This tool will help you fix all Windows Update errors, including: 0x80073712, 0x800705B4, 0x80004005, 0x8024402F, 0x80070002, 0x80070643, 0x80070003, 0x8024200B, 0x80070422, 0x80070020, and more.

First of all, you need to select the Windows version you’re running. The tool will then ask you to run the Windows Update troubleshooter.

Fix Windows Update errors guide

The Windows Update troubleshooter runs a series of checks on your computer in order to detect and fix the root causes of your update problems. You can run the automatic repair option or use the advanced option that allows you to manually control the next troubleshooting steps.

Once the tool completes the verification steps, it suggests a series of solutions such as: repairing Windows update components, fixing improperly configured security settings, checking for missing or corrupt files, and more.

The next step is to download the latest Windows cumulative updates. If these two actions don’t fix the problem, Fix Windows Update errors will list two advanced troubleshooting steps that include:

  • Running the DISM command in Command Prompt: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
  • Resetting or reinstalling Windows.

If these two solutions don’t solve the problem either, you are asked to contact Answer Desk.

Fix Windows Update errors is an easy-to-follow troubleshooting guide. Each step depends on previously given answers, and you can change your answer at any time in case you realized you checked the wrong box.

The update troubleshooting steps are similar for all Windows versions and rely on the Windows Update Troubleshooter. If all the solutions provided by this tool fail to fix the Windows Update issue you’re experiencing, you need to reset or reinstall Windows.

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