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Delete Downloaded Windows Update Files in Windows 10

Delete Downloaded Windows Update Files in Windows 10

How to Delete Downloaded Windows Update Files in Windows 10

If you are running into issues with Updates, you can try to delete downloaded Windows Update files. When an update package is damaged or fails to install, Windows 10 may keep the corrupted file on the drive, so it will further cause issues with updates. Here is how to delete the downloaded Windows Update files that Windows 10 doesn't delete itself.

Set Deadlines for Automatic Updates and Restarts in Windows 10

Set Deadlines for Automatic Updates and Restarts in Windows 10

Windows 10 is set to check for updates automatically unless you disable this feature manually. Starting with Windows version 1903, there is a new Group Policy option that allows specifying the number of days that a user has before quality and feature updates are installed on their device automatically. Also, there is an option to set a grace period after which the operating system restarts automatically.

Windows 10 Will Automatically Uninstall the Faulty Windows Updates

Windows 10 Will Automatically Uninstall the Faulty Windows Updates

Windows automatically installs updates to keep your device secure and running at peak efficiency. Occasionally, these updates can fail due to incompatibility or issues in new software. If your Windows 10 PC has failed to start properly, the OS will be able to automatically remove a problematic update preventing it from starting normally.

Delete Pending Updates in Windows 10

Delete Pending Updates in Windows 10

Windows 10 is set to check for updates automatically unless you disable this feature manually. Sometimes you may have issues with installing updates, e.g. when some update gets stuck and prevents the OS from finishing the update process. In this case, you may want to delete pending updates.

Restrict Access to Pause Updates Feature in Windows 10

Restrict Access to Pause Updates Feature in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 build 14997, Windows 10 allows you to pause updates. A special option was added to the Windows Update page of the Settings app. Once enabled, updates will be paused for 35 days. If you are a system administrator or have another reason to restrict access to this feature, you can use a new option starting with Windows 10 version 1809.