Microsoft Windows 10 updates KB4013429 build 14393.953 and KB4013198 build 10586.839 are now available for everyone. You will see new update Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB4013429) or Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB4013198).
This is the first update for Windows 10 devices since January 2017. Last month, Microsoft failed to deliver scheduled monthly updates. According to the company, February patch was canceled because of last minute issue with the update.
The latest update brings fixes and improvements to Windows 10 OS. However, some users are reporting that their update download stuck at 0% or at 95%, the update fails to install or blue screen error after reboot.
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. We’ve collected few fixes for these update issues. Read below for more details.
If your Windows 10 update KB4013429 or update KB4013198 fails to download, try below-posted tricks.
Fix Windows 10 update download stuck at 0% or 95% issue: If cumulative updates KB4013429 and KB4013198 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
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.
Delivery Optimization service fix: If Windows 10 update KB4013429 and KB4013198 download still stuck at 0% or at 95%, try the following workaround.
Stop Windows Update service: You can also repeat this process with the Delivery Optimization service. If stopping the Windows Update service doesn’t bypass the issue on the first attempt, please re-try and stop this additional service. If Windows 10 update hangs on “Initializing…“, try the following workaround.
Windows Update Reset Script: This script will completely reset the Windows Update client settings. It has been tested on Windows 7, 8, 10, and Server 2012 R2. It will configure the services and registry keys related to Windows Update for default settings. It will also clean up files related to Windows Update.
Download Windows Update Reset Script from Microsoft here.
For Advanced Users: Below posted commands will manually reset Windows Update. It’s recommended that you download above posted Windows Update Reset script.
Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case of problems occur. To reset the Windows Update components, follow these steps:
If Windows 10 update KB4013429 build 14393.953 or and update KB4013198 fails to download on your system, open a command prompt by Pressing and holding (or right-click) the Windows logo button on the taskbar and then select Command Prompt (Admin). Click Yes when the User Account Control box appears.
To stop the BITS service, the Windows Update service, and the Cryptographic service, at a command prompt, type the following commands. Make sure that you press Enter after you type each command.
net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
net stop appidsvc
net stop cryptsvc
Delete the qmgr*.dat files. Type the following command, and then press Enter:
Del "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat"
To Reset Winsock, type the following command, and then press Enter:
netsh winsock reset
Now type the following command, and then press Enter:
netsh winhttp reset proxy
Restart the BITS service, the Windows Update service, and the Cryptographic service. At a command prompt, type the following commands. Make sure that you press Enter after you type each command.
net start bits
net start wuauserv
net start appidsvc
net start cryptsvc
Download Update: If you still unable to download update Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB4013429) and Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB4013198) download the updates manually. This will eliminate most of the errors with the update. All below links are from Microsoft.
To know how to install CAB or MSU files, read here for more detail.
Not often but sometimes you face problem while installing the update KB4013429 or KB4013198. If your update stuck midway and not responding, check out below how you can fix this issue.
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 restores 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.
Many times users report that after the installation of a cumulative update, Windows 10 start showing blue screen (BSOD) error or start reboot loop. You can check out below links to fix these error or even check what is causing this errors.
After the update KB4013429 build 14393.953 or update KB4013198 build 10586.839 installations, you may face some issues like ‘No Internet Connection‘ error.
You need to run following commands in the Command Prompt(CMD) to fix these issues. 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, 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:
Sometimes you don’t want Microsoft to install the update on your computer. While Windows 10 Pro users can defer the updates but Windows 10 Home users have no choice.
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 use the official DISM command to repair the Windows image to fix any issue with your Windows 10 update KB4013429 or update KB4013198 installations. Before you begin, it’s recommended to do a full backup or create a system restore point in case things go wrong.
Use the DISM command with the CheckHealth to verify whether any corruption has been detected. To run the command do the following:
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
Use the DISM command with the ScanHealth to scan the Windows image for any corruption. Unlike the CheckHealth, the ScanHealth switch can take up to 10 minutes to complete the process. To run the command do the following:
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
The RestoreHealth command will scan the Windows image for any corruption and perform a repair automatically. The RestoreHealth switch can take up to 20 minutes to complete the process. To run the command do the following:
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
Note: While the running DISM using the RestoreHealth or ScanHealth, you will notice the process will seem stuck at 20% or 40%, but it’s normal behavior. After a few minutes, the operation will finish as expected.