The process may take a few minutes

Computer not updating windows

After you install the high priority updates, you can repeat these steps to install other updates. If the update is not a critical update, do not run the update immediately after it has been released. Type net stop wuauserv and press the Enter key on your keyboard. An icon appears in the notification area at the far right of the taskbar every time that new updates are available.

Below are recommendations for helping to prevent problems. Let the updates run without using the computer. You can specify how and when you want Windows to update your computer.

If you are on a Corporate Network, your administrators may have disabled this feature. If the issue persists, I suggest you to reset the Windows update components manually and check if it helps. Clear your Internet History and Cache.

If no updates are required, it will report that your computer is up-to-date. Instead, Windows Update automatically installs important updates as they become available. Microsoft Update includes updates from Windows Update and from Office Update, in addition to updates for other Microsoft products and for third-party device drivers.

If no updates

Usually these problems are caused by other software programs, a unique computer or software configuration, or third-party drivers. As an initial step, I suggest you to disable the antivirus third party software and firewall on the computer as a test and check if that fixes the issue. This will fix most of the Windows update not working issues.

In most cases, you shouldn't disable your antivirus software. Now that you have me with you, let me take care of this. Type net start wuauserv and press the Enter key on your keyboard. On the open Command Prompt window copy and paste the commands all at once. Temporarily disable any virus and spyware protection programs.

Instead Windows Update automatically installs