Solution: Windows Update depends – how it works anyway (Windows 7, 8, 10)

When installing updates hangs in Windows 10, which is very annoying. The error occurs especially on Windows 7 and Windows 8th But even with Windows 10 can cause problems and errors. We show how you updates gets 7, 8 and 10 still installed in Windows.

Solution: Windows Update depends - Here's trotzdem (Windows 7, 8, 10)

Update hangs in Windows 7, 8, 10

Since Windows 10, Microsoft has often operated an unfortunate update policy - be it that Windows 10 updates paralyze the PC or that Windows 7 does not update or 8 updates hanging in Windows. Why this is so is not clear, but very sad.

Content - Troubleshooting:

  1. Windows 10
  2. Windows 7 and 8
  3. Microsoft tool repaired Windows Update
  4. install update manually
  5. repair Windows Update if it depends
  6. Backup, reset, reinstall?

Note: If you got problems to upgrade to Windows 10: Windows 10: Starting download, installation hangs.

Windows 10: Start update new

  1. Starts Windows.
  2. Presses the Windows key + i and click on Update and Security, Windows Update.
  3. Starts the search for updates on the right side, if Windows 10 does not do you already.
  4. The following video shows the procedure step by step:
104334Windows 10: Check for updates - Instructions

If you want to temporarily disable the updates, however, you can see in our Slideshow, how to do it:

Start Photogallery(3 pictures)suspend Windows 10 updates for 35 days

Windows 7 and 8: Start update new

  1. Starts Windows.
  2. Open the Control Panel and click on System and Security, Windows Update.
    Note: The Control Panel opens it in Windows 8 using the keys Windows + R, typing control and presses the Enter key. Alternatively, you can search Update with pressing Alt + Q for the term Windows. However, you land then in the app view the Windows Update function.
  3. button click Search for Updates.
Here you can start your own updates.Here you can start your own updates.

Microsoft tool repaired Windows Update

If unsuccessful, invites you the Windows Update Troubleshooter Microsoft download and execute the file. Follow the instructions on the screen. Here, the tool will attempt to fix problems with Windows Update, if any are detected.

The tool fixes problems with Windows Update.The tool fixes problems with Windows Update.

install update manually

If nothing helps, you can download the Windows updates and install them manually. It's called and offline updates. How do you do it, learn it in these instructions:

  • make offline update: Windows 7

Although the instructions for Windows 7 is written, but it works the same for Windows 8, 10 and the corresponding server versions of it. You simply choose the appropriate download program then your version of Windows as the operating system.

The Microsoft tool WSUS Offline Update downloads the updates only and install them offline afterwards.The Microsoft tool WSUS Offline Update downloads the updates only and install them offline afterwards.

repair Windows Update if it depends

Alternatively, you can also repair the Windows Update function. Here we describe how it works: repair Windows Update and reset. Under certain circumstances, your Windows Update Agent outdated or defective. Even then it may happen that updates not be installed. As you update it via download, learn it in Windows Update Agent: All information & Download.

Note: If a you error code appears in the failed Windows update, then you will find here the help to: Solution: Windows Update fix errors.

Backup, reset, reinstall?

If you your Windows Update can not get up and running, you can play back your either an old backup in case you had one created or you installed Windows. but this is the most complex variant, which makes you feel like avoiding.

  • Windows 10, 7: Create restore point and restore
  • Windows 8 System Restore: Restore, Refresh and Reset

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14.11.2017

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