March 17


How To Fix Windows 10 Update When Stuck On 0%

By Casey

March 17, 2020

Is Windows 10 stuck at 0% when trying to install a Windows Update? If so, here’s a quick way to solve the problem.



Step 1: Stop Windows 10 Update Service

Right click on the “Start” menu and select “Run”. Type “cmd” and open the Administrator Command Prompt. Type net stop wuauserv and hit enter.


Step 2: Delete Windows Update Cache

While still at the command prompt, type cd\windows and hit enter. Then type rd /s SoftwareDistribution and hit enter which will delete all of the Windows update cache files. If some of the files are not deleted, reboot your computer and try this again.


Step 3: Start The Windows Update Service

While still at the command prompt, type net start wuauserv and hit enter.


Step 4: Try Windows Update Again

Go back into Windows Update and try to install updates again.


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