Delete Failed Windows Update In Windows 7 & 10

Are you looking for a way that you can use to delete failed Windows update? If yes then you are at the right place.

In this article, I am going to provide you with a solution that you can use to delete failed Windows update in Windows 7 and 10.

The solution includes the deletion of some folders and subfolders, So while performing this solution it’s better to be more cautious. Because you do not want to delete the wrong file which can harm your PC or create bugs.

Also Read: HOW TO CLEAR WINDOWS UPDATE HISTORY IN WINDOWS 10

Delete Failed Windows Update In Windows 7 & 10

Updating your Windows is a very boring process and it also consumes a lot of time to download al of the file needed for the update process. Sometimes there is a corrupted file or Windows has downloaded the wrong update for your PC and you are now unable to install those updates.

These corrupted files take a lot of space in our device’s internal memory. And these files are a total wastage of time consumed and internet MBs consumed.

If you face any issue like this then you have to delete the downloaded files to free up a lot of space of disk space. Because Windows updates are large and these failed Windows updates contain corrupted files.

Some malware also uses corrupted files to spread the virus on your PC. So deleting the failed Windows update is the best step to increase the performance of your PC and to stop future virus infection.

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How To Delete Failed Windows Update In Windows 7 & 10

Here is how you can Delete Failed Windows Update In Windows 7 & 10

Manually Delete Downloaded File Sub-Folder

  1. Open “This PC”.
  2. Now open the partition where you have installed your Windows “It is usually Local Disk (C)”.
  3. Now open folder labeled as “Windows”.
  4. In this folder look for a folder labeled as “Softwaredistribution” and open it.
  5. Here look for the “Download” folder.
  6. Now delete every sub-folder in the “Download” folder.
  7. Remember not to delete the main folder labeled as “downloads” just delete all of the sub-folders.

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Also Read: WINDOWS UPDATE NOT DOWNLOADING OR GETTING INSTALLED, ERROR 0X80070543

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