Fix Windows Update Troubleshooter Not Working in Windows 10

May 10, 2020

Microsoft provide these updates in order to protect windows 10 system from harmful and malicious attacks. During these updates, it will also update the drivers of hardware devices and enhances the security features of the system. Most of the time, these updates will automatically get installed on your device.

But many users are facing issues with Windows Update. Now you don’t need to worry about this problem because Microsoft provided you with an automated fixing tool called Windows update troubleshooter, which diagnoses to resolve the errors.

This windows update troubleshooter tool generally either fixes the errors or allows you to choose the fixes to apply.

Fix Windows Update Troubleshooter Not Working

There are so many issues with Windows 1o and if Windows Update Troubleshooter is not working then you can follow these steps to fix your problems.

  • Bluetooth: Troubleshoots and fixes that a range of Bluetooth problems.
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  • Recording Audio: Finds and addresses conditions that could be stopping you away.
  • Lookup and Indexing: Fixes distinct Windows Lookup issues.

Fix 1: Uninstall Antivirus Software

Windows 10 already has the Windows Defender, which is a great built-in Firewall for Windows 10 system. So, Windows 10 users don’t need any Anti-Malware or Firewall Programs or any third-party Antivirus programs to protect the system from Threats.

But if you are using any 3rd party Antivirus then first remove them completely.

After uninstalling the antivirus program make sure you restart your system, then check if the issue is gone or not. If not then Windows Update troubleshooter is another option you can go for.

Fix 2: Use Windows Troubleshooting

If uninstalling of some software didn’t work for you and you are still stuck at Windows 10 update not working, then you can try Trouble-shooter option which is there to help you troubleshoot Windows 10 update problems.

To use Windows Update troubleshooter, you need to follow the given steps:

Step 1: Open control panel on your Windows device.

Step 2: From the control panel search for troubleshooting.

Step 3: By clicking on the troubleshooting option from the control panel from it.

Windows Update fixit

Step 4: From there select on Fix Problems with Windows Update.

Step 5: After clicking on that Windows will come with a message like this:

Windows 10 Update not Working

Step 6: When this message is shown on your screen click on the Next button.

After clicking on the Next button, Windows will automatically search for the issues and ask you to fix it.

Just click on the Ok button to fix all these errors.

After the completion of the process, you can easily update your Windows. I hope this method will work for you, in another case you can use any other troubleshooting tool as per your comfort level.

Also Read: 10 Best Driver Updater for Windows

Fix 3: Use System Restore

System restore is a window feature to restore old Windows backup. This will fix all Windows related issues.

To restore your device you have to follow the given process:

Step 1: Open the Settings app on your device.

Step 2: From there select Update & Security option.

Step 3: Open Advanced option from the update Windows tab, which will show you advance options.

Windows Update Diagnostic

Step 4: Click on view History option, and go to that point where it shows the last successful installation of Windows on your device.

Windows Update Fixit tool

Step 5: Select this as a restore point for your device, and you can create a restore point according to your wish too.

After that Windows will restore your PC to the last successful installed software version. After that, you can retry to install the updated version.

If all the above methods didn’t work for you, and you try Windows Update troubleshooter, but still have issues then you can re-install the Windows operating system.

That’s all, we have. Here we have explained all the methods which work for many users, but if they didn’t work for you, then the problem may be other on your device. If you have any questions, write to us.


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  1. Windows TroubleShooter is not working for me Also even after trying a solution but safe mode worked for me. Thanks!

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