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Windows Update Fails

published on 06.04.2012 in System


How to Troubleshot Windows Update Errors

Fix Windows Update Fails
Just like any other programs the Windows Operating system requires constant updates. Most times this is to fix issues that have arisen to  provide you with added security that keep your system secured. However, there might be times when your computer may not be functioning correctly and a Windows update fails. The cause can be by various different problems within your OS system.

Listed Below: are the most common reasons why your computer maybe giving you failed Windows updates and the easy ways to resolve error.

The first reason that your computer may be giving you failed Windows updates could be due to a poor internet connectio. This happens a lot more than people would expect as it seems like a very straight forward issue to identify and resolve, so if you are having issues with the windows updates failing please double check your internet connection.

Option 2: The next issue that usually prevents Windows update from completing is usually related to a malicious program (Malware) on your system. Many times these viruses will take advantage of a hole in the operating system, which is the reason why they try to prevent the windows updates from taking place.

With your internet connection and the cause that seems to be something  preventing the update, it would be best to do a full system scan and see if there are any infections. If they are identified in the scan remove the infections, restart the machine and see if the windows update still fails. Try Windows Defender

Once you have confirmed you have no malicious programs on your system, the next thing to do is to ensure that you have a valid version of Windows installed on your system. With the pirating of software some victims have thought they have had genuine Windows operating systems installed on their systems.

If you do not have a paid version of Windows on your system you will not be able to get access to their updates, which could be the reason your Windows update fails. If this is the case the only option is to purchase the operating system from a licensed distributor and install the new operating system.

Windows updates are very important to have on your system as it will help to fix the issues from the previous releases. This is why it is so important to find out what the cause of your windows updates failing is and fix the issue.

Many times following the previously written troubleshooting steps can help to resolve the update issues and get your system up to date with all the fixes that they have provided.

Article Provided by: SpeedMaxPc Team

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