Windows 10 update stuck, fail to install or blue screen error are common issues with Windows. We have collected few fixes for these issues. Microsoft is now rolling out new Windows 10 cumulative update KB3206632 and KB3205386 for users. Like always, the update is creating problems for some users.
You can apply few fixes we have posted in this article or you can simply download update KB3206632 and KB3205386 standalone installers and install it by yourself. This will eliminate most of the errors with the update. If you are facing Windows 10 blue screen error after update, read here for fixes.
Download Cumulative update KB3206632 and KB3205386 standalone installer. Links are from official Microsoft update site. To know how to install CAB or MSU files, read here.
1> Stop antivirus and VPN/Proxy software before the update.
2> You have to wait for the update to install, sometimes it takes hours.
3> 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.
4> If cumulative update KB3206632 and KB3205386 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.
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.
5> This trick is for Advanced Users: If Cumulative update KB3206632 and KB3205386 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.
6> If your computer stuck at “Preparing To Configure Windows. Please Do Not Turn Off Your Computer.” Follow below steps.
1. Hold down the power button and switch off your machine.
2. Restart your computer and just before windows boots hit the F8 button.
3. Boot into safe mode.
4. login (if necessary).
5. Make sure that any virus scanners at this point are disabled before continuing.
6. Click “Start” > “Accessories” > “System Restore”
7. Click “Next”
8. Pick an earlier restore point and then click next.
9. Click next and follow the prompts and it will start a system restore.
10. Wait till your computer does this System Restore process.
11. Regardless of whether the system restore process fails or passes it should now get you out being stuck at “Preparing To Configure Windows. Please Do Not Turn Off Your Computer.”
12. login if required.
13 Disable Virus Scanner before moving on.
14. Run windows update.
15. now it should run without any problems.
7> No Internet Connection issues: If you are facing ‘No Internet Connection’ issue after installing the update KB3206632, try these fixes. You need to run following commands in the Command Prompt(CMD). In the search box on the taskbar, type Command prompt, press and hold (or right-click) Command prompt, and then select Run as administrator > Yes. Once CMD is opened, enter the following commands one after another:
netsh winsock reset catalog
netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log
If you are still facing ‘No Internet Connection’ issue, you need to renew your PC’s IP address. To do so, open up CMD (Win +R, type in “cmd.exe” and hit enter) and type the following command in:
8> Disable Windows Update: You can disable Cumulative Updates KB3206632 and KB3205386 or any other updates for both Windows 10 Home and Pro users. More details and download link here.
According to the company, after the update installation, customers may need to first restart their PCs by selecting Start on the taskbar, clicking the Power button, and choosing Restart (not Shut down).