If there were numerous updates or if some of the updates were large, it can take a long time to finish reverting the changes and download them again. Afterwards, click on Fix problems with Windows Update under System and Security section. After replacing the fried power supply, I booted the computer up to find that it had been in the middle of Windows Updates. Anything you think might be relevant and would be outside of a 'clean install' from media. Anything you think might be relevant and would be outside of a 'clean install' from media. I hope this information is helpful. You need to follow the steps from the article mentioned below to perform a Clean Boot.
Solution 9: Reset your System. It could cause you a lot of your valuable time. I think I solved it though, I went into windows update and it somehow installed there, then when I rebooted the configuration went problem-free. Is your advice to keep the registry key in place afterwards, or should it go away? For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: Additional Information: For reference, you may refer to the article given below. In some cases, Windows may fix some of the files but be unable to fix others.
Step 2 At this point, you will need to perform an extended amount of updates. Install Updates in Clean Boot State Failure configuring Windows updates Reverting changes error may be caused by certain Service or Functionality. If the error occurs again, you might want to try one of the additional methods to resolve it since each method fixes a different problem that could be causing the issue. In clean boot state, only the essential services and functionalities are able to run. Keep reading to resolve this issue on your Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 computer. Upon booting into Normal mode, it went through a brief process of configuring Windows Updates and after that it proceeded to login properly. When you force restart your computer, Windows boots again with Windows Update trying to install the pending updates.
Then right click on Computer and select Properties. Delete all the files in this folder. After the rebooting, you may re-run your Windows update to verify if the problem is solved or not. However, sometimes updating a system could turn into an annoying task because of an error. If you are still getting the same Windows Update error and the system is not updating, kindly provide us more detail in the comments below so that we may be able to investigate the problem further.
Every day I have to sit through the 0% message until it runs into the same problem it did the day before. Followed your instructions and within 15 minutes I was back together with my old friend — Windows 7. After restarting, the configuring windows message appears again and fails again hence you get stuck in a never ending loop and windows never boots. With the updates applied in Safe Mode, you should have no problems restarting your computer. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully.
This can be solved by deleting these files manually. Under Troubleshoot, click Windows Update and then hit Run the troubleshooter. Apparently if your laptop has a memory card reader built in or attached and you do a windows update that requires a restart you may get stuck in this loop If you leave the memory card in the slot. This choice will keep your data, but any programs installed will be lost. Afterwards, start Windows Update service and Background Intelligent Transfer Service just like the way you stopped them previously. As soon as you see the rotating loading circle, press and hold the Power Button until the computer shuts off.
I have had a ton of people bring their computers and laptops in with this error and all I had to do is remove the memory card and it boots perfectly without configuration failing. Fix 4: Use the Windows Update Troubleshooter The Windows Update Troubleshooter by Microsoft is an app that finds the exact problem with an update and fixes it. Step 6 If you are asked which disk you want to restore, choose the hard disk. Step 7 Once the computer restarts, attempt to run the updates again. First, I thought it was because Automatic Updates were enabled. Besides this, we also provide quality information about gaming and news by which you can stay updated. In that case, you have to delete the Windows Update Cache.
Your files should all be present and everything should work as it did before. I've got two netbooks with memory cards in their slots that stay there all the time. If at any time during the following steps you are asked for your password, type in the password for this administrator account. Now here is what I have been seeing a lot of. Really need help on this, got about 140 Windows updates that won't install. You can either force Windows Update to run or just wait for it to take care of itself. Step 2 If you have Windows 7 or Windows Vista, skip this step and go to step 3.
Only if you follow the steps properly. Step-5: Then minimize the Services window. I only get the computers with issues. It may take half an hour to several hours. That will mess things up even more. It seems that something happens during the update process that corrupts one of the download files or the index that tracks those files.