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Unfortunately there's not much we users can do, there's no viable alternative platform for most of us to go to. So I have not switched back to local, but feel it will probably happen again so you have given me some extra steps to try for the next time. Wait for the updates download. Yep, it was in the Preview until 1607. http://agileweb.org/windows-update/help-please-windows-could-not-search-for-updates.php

I ran the troubleshooter (which worked the two previous times I've had this problem with 10) numerous times and finally it gave me a 'I can't fix it message' and error This means that you may experience occasional crashes and data loss. I went to I don't know how many web sites, trying a dozen different things with no success before landing here. I have stayed on 1511 because these botched updates have really spooked me. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/instantanswers/512a5183-ffab-40c5-8a68-021e32467565/windows-update-troubleshooter

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I would bet that Microsoft will say that the telemetry suggested that for most users, the update installs correctly. Everything You Need to Know Advertisement Latest Deals Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. both had Bluetooth fail over and over again .. Had run the MS fix - several times.

So installed 6.1 before doing the web fixes. The "Windows 7: Update the Windows Update Service" method worked perfectly and the laptop is now happily updating, and I'm happily watching it. You just can't force updates on customers, especially if those updates have the potential to break the system. Microsoft Windows Update Reply Bruce March 2, 2016 at 2:38 am It is only up to 13% but this looks like the first successful update my Home Edition has ever had.

Restarts (1 to 2) cure the problem. 1475705601 0 | Reply KKronfli - 2 months ago The elephant in the room is that instead of getting a rubbish version of windows Is there anything I can do. There will be much fewer updates to install via Windows Update after you install this, so the process should be much faster. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/instantanswers/512a5183-ffab-40c5-8a68-021e32467565/windows-update-troubleshooter And it is ready to go the 3rd time.

Automatic updates are a very good idea, but if there's a serious issue with the update then you need to stop it and troubleshoot the issue before giving Windows back the Windows 8 Update Even though some people have problems, it's probably less then 1% of all insiders. Say goodbye to the MS-DOS command prompt It had a good 36-year run, but its day is done.