Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error – Fix

Windows updates are an essential part of the  Windows 10 experience. Sometimes these updates are not perfect for your PC/Laptop.

Windows 10 has some issues and the developers are constantly working on Windows 10.

With every error, there is a solution and today is m going to explain how you can solve Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error.

Follow this guide to find multiple solutions regarding this issue.

How To  Solve Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error

Here are some of the solutions to solve Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error.

Solution 1: Safe Mode

Using safe mode and turn your PC on. Here is how you can access safe mode.

  1. Restart your PC, press and hold down F8 or SHIFT+F8 to load the advanced startup screen.
  2. From here, select “Choose an Option” and Click “Troubleshoot”.
  3. Now Select advanced options.
  4. From the next window click on “Startup Settings” and from here choose “Enable Safe Mode”.Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error

Here is the method that you can follow to Enable Safe Mode.

Solution 2: Delete Recently Installed Updates

To delete recent updates you have to Enable Safe Mode. See solution 1 to find the process of Enabling Safe Mode.

Once you have Enabled the Safe Mode, now its time to delete your recent updates.

  1. Open “Control Panel”, Select “Programs and Features” and from the left side of the Control Panel window select “View Installed Updates”.
  2. Now, you need to uninstall all the recent updates.
  3. Restart your computer and you are done.

Solution 3: Run Windows Update Troubleshoot

Here is how you can run the Windows Update Troubleshoot.

  1. Open Settings, Go to Update & Security.
  2. Click On Troubleshoot,  select Windows Update.
  3. Now click on “Run the troubleshooter”.
  4. Now follow on-screen instructions.
  5. When you are finished then, Restart your computer.

Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error

Solution 4: Enable The App Readiness Service

Here’s how to enable the App Readiness service in Window 10:

  1. Go to Search, type services.MSc, and open Services.
  2. Find the App Readiness service.
  3. Right-click App Readiness, and select Start.

Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error

Solution 5: Run the SFC scan

  1. Go to Search, type “cmd”, right-click “Command Prompt”, and go to “Run as Administrator”.
  2. Enter the following command, and press Enter on your keyboard: “sfc/scannow
  3. Wait for the process to finish.
  4. Restart your computer.

Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error

Solution 6: Permanently Turn Off Automatic Updates

  1. Right-click your connection icon in the taskbar
  2. Select Open Network & Internet Sharing settings
  3. Click your internet connection icon
  4. Turn on the “Set metered connection”.

Windows Update Could Not Be Completed Error

Hope so this tutorial was helpful, We are grateful for the trust you have placed in us.

Regards: Team Windows Boy.

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