Fix Cumulative Update KB3176936 and KB3176934 stuck

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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