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Solved : Feature update to Windows 10 version 1803 failed to install !!!

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Microsoft has started the Rollout process of Windows 10 April 2018 Update version 1803 to the general public with a number of new features & security improvements. And it will be  Automatically available to all genuine Windows users via windows update. Or you can  get  downloaded by manually checking for updates from settings -> update & security -> windows update -> check for updates. The overall Upgrade process is easier But for some users, Windows 10 version 1803 failed to install for Unknown Reasons. While checking for new updates, Windows is starting to download the windows 10 April 2018 update Version 1803, but during the Downloading Updates operation, is stuck at xx% (e.g. at 85% or 99%). Or Windows 10 Version 1803 Failed to download and install with different error codes.




Here we have collected some solutions you may apply to fix almost every windows update related problems which causing Feature update to windows 10 version 1803 failed to install error code 0x80073712, 0x800705B4, 0x80004005, 0x8024402F, 0x80070002, 0x80070643, 0x80070003, 0x8024200B, 0x80070422, 0x80070020 or Windows 10 April 2018 update stuck while downloading or failed to install.

Windows 10 version 1803 Download Issues

First, make sure you have enough disk space ( minimum 20 GB Free Disk Space ) and Stable Internet connection to download the updates files from Microsoft server.

Check Windows update service and its related services (BITS, Superfetch) are on running state. Open windows services ( Press Windows + R, type services.msc and ok ) here check and start these services ( if not running ).




Check Any Security Software not causing the issue, Or Completely uninstall the antivirus program or any other security program from your system.

Make sure your Regional and language settings are correct. You Can Check And Correct them From Settings -> Time & Language -> Select Region & Language from options on left. Here Verify your Country/Region is correct from the drop-down list.

Also perform a clean boot and check for updates, Which may fix the problem if any third party application, service causing the windows update stuck.

Run windows update Troubleshooter From Windows Settings -> Go to Update & Security > Troubleshoot. Then select windows update and Run The Troubleshooter As shown Bellow image, and follow on-screen instructions.

Run Windows update Troubleshooter
Run Windows update Troubleshooter

The troubleshooter will run and attempt to identify if any problems exist which prevent your computer from downloading and installing Windows Updates. After complete, the process Restart windows and again manually Check for Updates.

Windows 10 version 1803 stuck or Failed To install

Windows 10 download and temporarily store all window update files on software distribution folder. If due to any reason any file gets corrupted on software distribution folder you may face update download and install stuck at any point or windows update fail to install with a different error code.

Clearing the folder where all of the update files are stored will force Windows Update to download afresh. Which fix most of the windows update related problems. To do this open windows services ( services.msc ) and stope windows update, BITS and Superfetch service.

stop windows update service
stop windows update service

ThenGo toC:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Downloadand delete everything within the folder, but do not delete the folder itself. To do so, press CTRL + A to select everything and then press Delete to remove the files.

Delete windows update files.
Delete windows update files.

Now Restart the services ( windows update, BITs, Superfetch ) which you previously stopped. Restart windows and again check for updates from settings -> update & security -> windows update. Hope this time your system successfully upgrade to windows 10 version 1803 without any stuck or update installation error.

Also, Make Sure All Installed Device Drivers Are Updated and compatible with the current windows version. Specially Display Driver, Network Adapter, and Audio Sound Driver. You Can Check and update Them From Device manager. Run Third party system optimizer like Ccleaner to remove junk, cache, system error, memory dump files etc and fix broken missing registry errors.




Note: If you are getting Blue screen error while upgrade to windows 10 version 1803. First, disable Antivirus application if installed, Run SFC utility and DISM command and update Display driver and network adapter driver before check for latest updates or install windows 10 April 2018 update. Or check out Windows 10 BSOD Error ultimate guide.

Also you can use official media creation tool to upgrade windows 10 April 2018 update version 1803 without any error or problem.

Did you still have problems with the windows 10 April 2018 update installation? If so, did the solutions mentioned here help you?

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