Windows 10: Windows 10 Update hangs at Checking for Updates

Discus and support Windows 10 Update hangs at Checking for Updates in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I wonder if anyone can help me with this problem which has arisen recently. I have Windows 10 Pro Version 1903 but when I try Windows Update via the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by Mr Morgan, Jun 29, 2019.

  1. Mr Morgan Win User

    Windows 10 Update hangs at Checking for Updates


    I wonder if anyone can help me with this problem which has arisen recently. I have Windows 10 Pro Version 1903 but when I try Windows Update via the Settings app, it hangs for some time and eventually gives:


    Windows 10 Update hangs at Checking for Updates [​IMG]


    Checking in Event Viewer I find messages such as:

    Windows 10 Update hangs at Checking for Updates [​IMG]


    So I know that Windows Update is finding updates on-line. But what is the error 0x800705b4?

    I have tried deleting contents of folders C:\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore and Download and also running the troubleshooter for updates in Windows 10 but this simply hangs with message:


    Windows 10 Update hangs at Checking for Updates [​IMG]


    Can anyone advise?

    :)
     
    Mr Morgan, Jun 29, 2019
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  2. HAT
    hat Win User

    Windows Update suddenly hangs?

    Windows Update is suddenly hanging for some reason... I went and downloaded and installed the first bunch of updates, restarted when asked, and now when I go back to windows update I just get the window with a white box forever. Reboot and it still does it. This happens to be on my main machine, running windows 7.

    I've also noticed when I reboot it says configuring windows update, step 3 of 3, 47%. Maybe it somehow skipped something and is screwed forever?
     
  3. AsRock Win User
    Windows 10 Update

    Well just noticed a pretty large one pop up coming in at 914MB, seems it makes some pretty serous updates.

    KB3172985
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3172985

    This security update includes improvements and fixes in the functionality of Windows 10 Version 1511 and Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4. It also resolves the following vulnerabilities in Windows:

    • 3175677 MS16-094: Security update for secure boot: July 12, 2016
    • 3174060 MS16-093: Security update for Adobe Flash Player: July 12, 2016
    • 3171910 MS16-092: Security update for Windows Kernel: July 12, 2016
    • 3170048 MS16-091: Security update for .Net Framework: July 12, 2016
    • 3171481 MS16-090: Security update for Kernel Mode Drivers: July 12, 2016
    • 3170050 MS16-089: Security update for Windows secure kernel mode: July 12, 2016
    • 3170005 MS16-087: Security update for the Microsoft Print Spooler: July 12, 2016
    • 3169999 MS16-085: Cumulative security update for Microsoft Edge: July 12, 2016
    • 3169991 MS16-084: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: July 12, 2016
     
    AsRock, Jun 29, 2019
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  4. Windows 10 Update hangs at Checking for Updates

    Windows 10 update hangs on downloading updates at 98%

    Hi vinodh,

    In step 3 you state to press enter after after each command but its written like one sentence,could you list them so we can identify each command please.my pc just hangs on "checking for updates" so i installed the win 10 updater and that just hangs on 99%
    so i will try what you suggest above.

    Thanks
     
    but not with this email add, Jun 29, 2019
    #4
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