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Microsoft has released a new Cumulative Update KB3176936 and KB3176934 for Windows 10 users. But few users reporting that new cumulative update KB3176936 and KB3176934 fails to install or stuck midway. Check out below to fix this issue.

1. Type ‘Troubleshooting’ in the search. Now select View All in left side panel. Select ‘Windows Update’ at the end of the open window. Run the troubleshooting. Restart your and try to update again.

2. If cumulative update KB3176936 and KB3176934 stuck during download or fails to install, it might be that something went wrong with the file itself. Clearing the folder where all of the update files are stored will force Windows Update to download a fresh.

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Go to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download  and delete everything within the folder, but do not delete the folder itself. To do so, press CTRL + A to select everything and then press Delete to remove the files. Restart and download updates again.

3. If that doesn’t fix Cumulative Update KB3176934 problem. Simply Download the standalone installer and install it by yourself.

If you have installed earlier updates, only the new fixes that are contained in this package will be downloaded and installed on your computer.

4. This trick is for Advanced Users: If cumulative update KB3176936 and KB3176934 fails and stuck, try new Windows Update Reset Tool. This tool allows resetting the Windows Update Agent and resolve issues with Windows Update. Get more details about the tool at Microsoft site here.

5. This trick is for Advanced Users: Right-Click on your desktop and select New> Text Document. Copy and paste below code in it. Now save the file with the name “WUReset.bat” (including quotes). Now Right-click on the WUReset.bat file and select “Run as Administrator“. Now restart your computer. After restart try to install the update again.

@ECHO OFF
echo Simple Script to Reset / Clear Windows Update
echo.
PAUSE
echo.
attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2
attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2\*.*
net stop wuauserv
net stop CryptSvc
net stop BITS
ren %windir%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.old
ren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution sold.old
ren “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\application data\Microsoft\Network\downloader” downloader.old
net Start BITS
net start CryptSvc
net start wuauserv
echo.
echo Task completed successfully…
echo.
PAUSE

Let us know whether above tricks works for you or not.

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  • After Windows Update automatically installed August 23, 2016 — KB3176936 and KB3176934 (OS Build 14393.82) (Windows 10 version 1607) my Weather app live tile stopped updating.

    I could click the app and it would open fine with the current weather data, but the large Weather live tile would not update. After turning off the live tile then back on, I would only get the default app icon image, no data at all (even though opening the app shows changes to data from the last check) even after PC reboots!

    I performed a System Restore to before KB3176936 and KB3176934 and the live tile came back as normal. This is repeatable.

    I have since disabled Windows Update service completely due to multiple issues with this service making automatic changes causing multiple problems: installing malfunctioning display drivers for a Nvidia GeForce GTX 770, live tiles not working, and random CPU 100% usage in the middle of important work by Windows Modules Installer Worker.

    • If Weather app live tile is not working, uninstall it. Restart your computer and download fresh copy from Windows Store. Please note that all MSN apps have this issue. About CPU 100% usage, always check which application is using most CPU power via Task Manager. I think it should be Anti-virus software.

  • AndreaS

    It wont install for me, I tried it through Windows Update and standalone msi.

    Initial install goes fine, however after pressing restart it applies 30% of the update and restarts to finish updating. Then when the laptop boots the update gets to 99% and says Update Failed – Undoing Changes. I’m stuck, tried troubleshooting windows update and that didint help.

    I have a password set in my Premamod bios so when laptop is turned on or rebooted I have to type password in at BIOS post before Windows starts booting. I’m sure that isnt interfering with Windows Update right?

    • If you have installed previous updates with same setting than BIOS password is not an issue. But you can try disabling it. Disable your anti-virus and try to install update again. You can try few more steps like removing previous update and thn install this new update. If that fails too, skip this update and wait for next update. Always create restore point before trying anything new, it will help if something goes wrong.