Many users have reported that they were unable to update Windows 10 on their computer because an annoying error message notified them that the update had been cancelled.
How can I fix a bug in some updates?
1. Delete registry key
- Press Windows key + R, type regedit and press Enter.
- Navigate to the following registry key and select it: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionWindowsUpdateAuto UpdateRequestedAppCategories8b24b027-1dee-babb-9a95-3517dfb9c552
4. Delete the selected registry key.
5. Restart your computer.
6. Check again for updates.
Insiders have confirmed that this fix completely fixes the update error, allowing you to install the latest build of Windows 10.
2. apply the .reg hack
- Open your notebook.
- Add the following registry keys to the new file: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARemicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionWindowsUpdateOSUpgrade]AllowOSUpgrade=dword000000 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWARemicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionWindowsUpdateOSUpgradeState]OSUpgradeState=dword :00000001 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftWindowsUpdate]DisableOSUpgrade=dword:00000001
- Save the file as a .reg file.
- Run the reg file by right clicking on it and choosing the Merge option.
Message: You need to apply this .reg hack after you remove the problematic update and before you restart the system.
You should be aware that this procedure disables updates, so use it only when absolutely necessary.
3. Reinstall the update
- If you are searching in Windows, type %windir% and press Enter.
- Find the SoftwareDistribution folder and rename it SoftwareDistributionOld.
- Enter an update and click Check for updates from the results.
- Click the Show Update History button.
- In the next window you will see all the updates that have been installed on your system so far. Click on the Remove Updates button.
- Find the update that is causing the problem.
- Go to the Microsoft Update Catalog, find the specific build number and download it to your PC.
- Run the update to reinstall it on your computer.
This method allows you to reinstall the update directly from the Microsoft Update Catalog. It has worked for many users, so give it a try.
4. Uninstall the update and check for updates again
- Check the update history as described in the previous solution.
- Click on the Remove Updates button.
- Find the problematic update, click on it and select the Uninstall button.
- Restart your computer.
- Type an update in the Windows search box, and then click Check for updates.
- Click on the Check for updates button.
- Install all available updates and restart the computer for the changes to take effect.
This is another way to reinstall the problematic update, and while it didn’t work for all users, it doesn’t hurt to try.
That’s it! We hope our solutions have helped you fix some of the broken updates. We will keep trying in case new updates with bugs become available.
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