Fix & Reset Windows Update for Windows 10

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2021-05-01 10:24

Use the attached script to fully reset Windows Update on any Windows 10 computer. Extract, Right-click and "Run as Administrator". 

Source: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_10-update/how-toreset-windows-update-components-in-windows/14b86efd-1420-4916-9832-829125b1e8a3

Script code:

@echo off
echo .

echo Simple script to reset windows update-Credits to shawn Brink for the commands

echo .

echo PAUSE set b=0 :bits set /a b=%b%+1 if %b% equ 3 ( goto end1 ) net stop bits echo Checking the bits service status. sc query bits | findstr /I /C:"STOPPED" if not %errorlevel%==0 ( goto bits ) goto loop2 :end1 cls echo. echo Failed to reset Windows Update due to bits service failing to stop. echo. pause goto Start :loop2 set w=0 :wuauserv set /a w=%w%+1 if %w% equ 3 ( goto end2 ) net stop wuauserv echo Checking the wuauserv service status. sc query wuauserv | findstr /I /C:"STOPPED" if not %errorlevel%==0 ( goto wuauserv ) goto loop3 :end2 cls echo. echo Failed to reset Windows Update due to wuauserv service failing to stop. echo. pause goto Start :loop3 set app=0 :appidsvc set /a app=%app%+1 if %app% equ 3 ( goto end3 ) net stop appidsvc echo Checking the appidsvc service status. sc query appidsvc | findstr /I /C:"STOPPED" if not %errorlevel%==0 ( goto appidsvc ) goto loop4 :end3 cls echo. echo Failed to reset Windows Update due to appidsvc service failing to stop. echo. pause goto Start :loop4 set c=0 :cryptsvc set /a c=%c%+1 if %c% equ 3 ( goto end4 ) net stop cryptsvc echo Checking the cryptsvc service status. sc query cryptsvc | findstr /I /C:"STOPPED" if not %errorlevel%==0 ( goto cryptsvc ) goto Reset :end4 cls echo. echo Failed to reset Windows Update due to cryptsvc service failing to stop. echo. pause goto Start :Reset Ipconfig /flushdns del /s /q /f "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat"

del /s /q /f "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat" cd /d %windir%\system32 if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\winsxs\pending.xml.bak" del /s /q /f "%SYSTEMROOT%\winsxs\pending.xml.bak" if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\winsxs\pending.xml" ( takeown /f "%SYSTEMROOT%\winsxs\pending.xml" attrib -r -s -h /s /d "%SYSTEMROOT%\winsxs\pending.xml" ren "%SYSTEMROOT%\winsxs\pending.xml" pending.xml.bak ) if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\SoftwareDistribution.bak" rmdir /s /q "%SYSTEMROOT%\SoftwareDistribution.bak" if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\SoftwareDistribution" ( attrib -r -s -h /s /d "%SYSTEMROOT%\SoftwareDistribution" ren "%SYSTEMROOT%\SoftwareDistribution" SoftwareDistribution.bak ) if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\Catroot2.bak" rmdir /s /q "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\Catroot2.bak" if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\Catroot2" ( attrib -r -s -h /s /d "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\Catroot2" ren "%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\Catroot2" Catroot2.bak ) if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\WindowsUpdate.log.bak" del /s /q /f "%SYSTEMROOT%\WindowsUpdate.log.bak" if exist "%SYSTEMROOT%\WindowsUpdate.log" ( attrib -r -s -h /s /d "%SYSTEMROOT%\WindowsUpdate.log" ren "%SYSTEMROOT%\WindowsUpdate.log" WindowsUpdate.log.bak ) sc.exe sdset bits D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU) sc.exe sdset wuauserv D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU) regsvr32.exe /s atl.dll regsvr32.exe /s urlmon.dll regsvr32.exe /s mshtml.dll regsvr32.exe /s shdocvw.dll regsvr32.exe /s browseui.dll regsvr32.exe /s jscript.dll regsvr32.exe /s vbscript.dll regsvr32.exe /s scrrun.dll regsvr32.exe /s msxml.dll regsvr32.exe /s msxml3.dll regsvr32.exe /s msxml6.dll regsvr32.exe /s actxprxy.dll regsvr32.exe /s softpub.dll regsvr32.exe /s wintrust.dll regsvr32.exe /s dssenh.dll regsvr32.exe /s rsaenh.dll regsvr32.exe /s gpkcsp.dll regsvr32.exe /s sccbase.dll regsvr32.exe /s slbcsp.dll regsvr32.exe /s cryptdlg.dll regsvr32.exe /s oleaut32.dll regsvr32.exe /s ole32.dll regsvr32.exe /s shell32.dll regsvr32.exe /s initpki.dll regsvr32.exe /s wuapi.dll regsvr32.exe /s wuaueng.dll regsvr32.exe /s wuaueng1.dll regsvr32.exe /s wucltui.dll regsvr32.exe /s wups.dll regsvr32.exe /s wups2.dll regsvr32.exe /s wuweb.dll regsvr32.exe /s qmgr.dll regsvr32.exe /s qmgrprxy.dll regsvr32.exe /s wucltux.dll regsvr32.exe /s muweb.dll regsvr32.exe /s wuwebv.dll regsvr32 /s wudriver.dll netsh winsock reset netsh winsock reset proxy :Start net start bits net start wuauserv net start appidsvc net start cryptsvc

echo Task completed succesfully!Please restart your computer and check for the updates again.

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