How to Fix KB4089848 Download Stuck at 99% or Failed to Install

Windows 10 cumulative update KB4089848 (OS Build 16299.334) and update KB4088891 (OS Build 15063.994) is now available for download. The latest cumulative updates include various improvements for Windows Operating system and more. However, some users are reporting that the new update KB4088891 download or KB4089848 download stuck at 0% or at 99%. In some cases, KB4088891 or KB4089848 failed to install. There are also reports of blue screen error (BSOD).

If you check your Windows Update you will find following updates matching your Windows 10 version – 2018-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems (KB4088891) for Creators Update systems and 2018-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for x64-based Systems (KB4089848) for Fall Creators Update systems. Currently, there are three different kinds of update problems users are facing. First, while downloading the update (fail to download or update stuck). Second, update installation issues and finally, blue screen (BSOD) error after reboot. Check out more details below.

Fix Windows 10 update download issue

Try following workarounds to fix Windows 10 update KB4089848 and KB4088891 download issues.

  • Stop anti-virus and VPN/Proxy software before proceeding with the update.
  • Sometimes, the update might takes hours.
  • If you see an error code while downloading an update, try ‘Fix Windows Update errors‘ tool by Microsoft. For more details read here.
  • Type ‘Troubleshooting’ in the search. Now select View All in the left side panel. Select‘Windows Update’ at the end of the open window. Run the troubleshooting. Restart your and try to update again.
  • You can also download and run the Windows Update Troubleshooter.

Fix Windows 10 update KB4088891 and KB4089848 stuck at 0% or 99% issue:

If Windows 10 update KB4088891 and KB4089848 stuck during download at 0% or 99% or completely failed 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 fresh files. Go to the following location.

C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download

Delete everything in 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.

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Windows 10 update KB4088891 and KB4089848 failed to install

Disable Windows 10 Updates and Drivers

Disable Or Block Windows 10 Drivers Updates

You can skip Windows 10 update KB4089848 and update KB4088891.

  • Microsoft has provided a separate tool to disable cumulative update or even drivers. You will find more details and download link here.

According to the company, after the update installation, customers should first restart their PCs by selecting Start on the taskbar, clicking the Power button, and choosing Restart (not Shut down).

You can disable the following updates and install them later.

  • 2018-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems (KB4088891).
  • 2018-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for X64-based Systems (KB4089848).

How Uninstall Windows 10 Update

  1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Update & security icon.
  2. Click/tap on the Update history link on the right side under Update status. (see screenshot below)Uninstall a Windows Update Sihmar (2)
  3. Click/tap on the Uninstall updates link, and select update and uninstall it.Uninstall a Windows Update Sihmar (1)

The following update will appear in your update history matching your Windows 10 version.

  • 2018-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems (KB4088891).
  • 2018-03 cumulative update for Windows 10 Version 1709 for X64-based Systems (KB4089848).

Download Windows 10 Update KB4089848 and KB4088891

You can also download offline installer from the link below.

Read how to install CAB or MSU files here.