Windows Update Stuck or frozen 0% on Windows 7/8/10 – What to do?

Windows Update Stuck or frozen 0% on Windows 7/8/10 – What to do?

Windows update stuck are one of the most common Windows errors. If you are using Windows 7/8/10 that during the update you are notified can not update or update error is hanging 0%, then you can apply the solution in the article below. here to fix the error.

To fix Windows Update 0% crashes (Windows Update Stuck at 0%), follow these steps:

1. Fixed Windows Update crashing 0% on Windows 7/8

Step 1:

The first step is to open the Run command window, to do this press the Windows key + X. Next on the Run command window, enter services.msc into it and press Enter or click OK.

Step 2:

At this time, the Services window appears. Here you scroll down to find the option called Windows update. You must stop this service. To do this, simply right-click on Windows update, then click Stop.

Step 3:

Next you navigate the path below. The easiest way is to copy this path, then paste in the address bar on the File Explorer and press Enter:

To fix Windows Update Stuck at 0%, follow these steps:

C:WindowsSoftwareDistribution

Step 4:

At this point you will see all the files and folders in the SoftwareDistribution folder. These files and directories are downloaded files but not installed. And the files, this folder may be the cause of Windows update frozen 0%  (Windows update stuck at 0%). Therefore, you should proceed to delete all these files to fix the problem. If you can not delete these files, it is very simple to simply reboot the system, then try to delete the file again.

Step 5:

Open the Services window one by one by opening a Run command, then entering services.msc and then pressing Enter or clicking OK.

Next on the Services window, find Windows Update, then right-click it and select Start.

2. Fixed Windows Update crashing 0% on Windows 10

Step 1:

Open Command Prompt under Admin, then enter each one below and press Enter to stop Windows update services:

net stop wuauserv
net stop bits

Step 2:

Next you find the SoftwareDistribution folder under the following path:

C:WindowsSoftwareDistribution

In the SoftwareDistribution folder, you proceed to select and delete all the files and folders there. If you can not delete the files, you simply reboot the system, then proceed to delete the files again.

Step 3:

Then proceed to reopen Windows update services again. To do this, enter each of the following statements one by one, then press Enter:

net start wuauserv
net start bits

Step 4:

Finally go to Settings => Updates & Security => Windows Update to check and you will see the error has been fixed.