Users have complaint that Working on updates message stops them from accessing Windows 10 after an update. So, you must check the USB devices because this might be the reason of this error. Hence, for help, visit to www.office.com/myaccount.
Method To Fix If Working on Updates Stuck on Window 10, 7:
1. Disconnect USB peripherals:
Sometimes USB devices also cause this error. So, in case you have any storage devices, like external hard drive or USB flash drive connected, then you should disconnect them and then check if the issue solved or not. There are other devices like printer, or your USB mouse and keyboard also cause this problem. Hence, users should disconnect USB peripherals to fix the update issues.
2. Turn off your computer:
Sometimes turning off the PC, also fixes the issue. When you turn off your PC, then it will force Windows Update to restart update installation process, and then check the update won’t get stuck while installing.
3. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter:
Sometimes, when there is a bug in your system then it causes your computer to get stuck on Working on updates screen. But you can fix this problem by running Windows Update Troubleshooter. This tool is made by Microsoft which will fix common Windows Update problems. In order to fix the problem, you should download Windows Update Troubleshooter and then run it on your PC. If in case, you can’t boot to Windows due to this message, then you should run this tool in Safe Mode. For more help, just go to office.com/setup.
4. Reset Windows Update Components:
Sometimes, Working on update screen can display if in case, you have problems with Windows Update components. So to fix the issue, you should reset the components manually.
5. Use System Restore:
To fix this issue, you should use System Restore. For this, you should keep restarting your PC during the boot till the Automatic Repair starts. After this, you’ll see three options. Now, you have to select Troubleshoot from the menu. At this point, you should select Advanced options and then click on System Restore. Here, you should select your account and then enter its password. If System Restore starts, then you should click on Next. If it is available, then you should check Show more restore points option. At this point, you should select the desired restore point and then click Next. Just follow the directions on the screen to finish the restoration process. Once your PC is restored, then the update will be removed and at last, you should again try to install it.
6. Repair Corrupted System Files:
To fix this issue, you should running SFC or DISM scans. For this, you should enter Safe Mode. First, you need to press Windows Key + X together to open Win + X menu. After this, choose Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin). Now, you should enter sfc /scannow and then hit Enter to run it. Here, SFC scan will begin. This procedure will take 15 minutes, so you should not interrupt it.
But if SFC didn’t fix the issue, then you should use DISM scan. For this, start Command Prompt and then run DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth command. Now, DISM scan will start. The scanning process will take more than 20 minutes, so the user should not interfere in it.
For more information about Window updates, go to the site of Microsoft via www.office.com/setup.