Microsoft has releases feature update to Windows 10 version 1803 to end users. The new free Windows 10 April 2018 Update(also known as Spring Creators Update) is now available for download as ‘Feature update to Windows 10, version 1803’. Unfortunately, some users are experiencing issues where feature update to Windows 10 version 1803 failed to install. Apart from this, the update also stuck for some users.
We’ve collected few fixes and workarounds for these issues. Check out more details below. For blue screen errors, you can check your Windows Stop Code or stop error codes here.
If your update fails to download, try below-posted tricks.
There may be some other reasons resulting in feature update to Windows 10, version 1803 stuck during downloading 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 afresh.
Clearing the folder where all of the update files are stored will force Windows Update to download afresh.
C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Downloadand 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:
Try the following workaround, if Windows 10 version 1803 download still stuck midway for a longer time.
Stop Windows Update service:
You can 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 feature update to Windows 10, version 1803 hangs on “Initializing…“, try the following workaround.
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 use the official DISM command to repair the Windows image to fix any issue with your Windows 10 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.
The new feature update to Windows 10 version 1803 is a big update and the download may take some time.
Furthermore, if you have limited data package, you should delay this update.
Microsoft has provided a separate tool to disable updates or even drivers. You will find more details and download link here.
If you want to install a fresh copy of Windows 10 April 2018 Update instead of updating your system. Now you can download Windows 10 version 1803 ISO image file from the link below.