Windows 10: Windows 10 Build 10240 fails during "preparing to install" in windows update

Discus and support Windows 10 Build 10240 fails during "preparing to install" in windows update in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I have been trying to update it to the latest version but during the "preparing to install", it reaches 7%, then immediatly jumps to 100% and then... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by akhiljose1, Nov 22, 2020.

  1. Windows 10 Build 10240 fails during "preparing to install" in windows update


    I have been trying to update it to the latest version but during the "preparing to install", it reaches 7%, then immediatly jumps to 100% and then fails.

    Pls help

    :)
     
    akhiljose1, Nov 22, 2020
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  2. MrGenius Win User

    Windows 10 RTM/Build 10240 now available for Insiders

    Insiders in the fast and slow rings are now being distributed the latest Windows 10 RTM (build 10240).

    http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwi...-for-windows-insiders-in-fast-and-slow-rings/

    But for those wanting to expedite the upgrade, and/or download the latest build in iso form, it can be downloaded for free from the following link.

    http://getintopc.com/softwares/oper...-pro-build-10240-iso-32-64-bit-free-download/

    Don't forget to check out the activation steps found here:

    Spoiler slmgr /ipk W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX
    slmgr /skms kms.xspace.in
    slmgr /ato

    Windows 10 Enterprise - NPPR9-FWDCX-D2C8J-H872K-2YT43B8YKP-D69TJ
    Windows 10 Home - TX9XD-98N7V-6WMQ6-BX7FG-H8Q99
    Windows 10 Professional - W269N-WFGWX-YVC9B-4J6C9-T83GX

    use the key you need for the build and run those lines in cmd to activate

    activation
    I suggest running those commands as administrator. Just in case.

    Enjoy!
     
    MrGenius, Nov 22, 2020
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  3. Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3156387) will not install

    Anyone else having problems getting the Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3156387) installed? This update has been failing for me & doing a failed to update after downloading & reboot, then rebooting & removing the update.

    V 10.0 build 10240
     
    broken pixel, Nov 22, 2020
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  4. jds21 Win User

    Windows 10 Build 10240 fails during "preparing to install" in windows update

    Windows Updates failed to instal

    I just did step one and they have just all installed.... thank you so much.... it was quite frustrating having that update window pop up every 5 minutes and failing to instal every time

    Thanks mate
     
    jds21, Nov 22, 2020
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