Computer updating stuck
You can also try Automatic Repair option to see if that works for you before restore.Anand Khanse is the Admin of The Windows Club.com, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP.If this fix doesn’t solve the loop error, try any of the following fixes below.The Windows Update loop can be fixed in most cases by deleting the following files found in the \Windows\Win Sx S\ folder: If you don’t have your original installation media to access Command Prompt, you could either follow the instructions from Fix Loop Error with Easy Recovery Essentials or check if your system has the necessary recovery tools installed on the hard drive: If System Restore was enabled and running on your system, you can try to restore your computer to an earlier date to access Windows, follow the steps to prepare for a clean boot and then install the pending Windows updates in the clean boot mode.5] Run Windows Update Run Windows Update to see if any updates are available still.
If you can boot to Desktop If you could boot to your desktop, then it’s a good thing and the issue in all likelihood could have been resolved on its own.
Easy Recovery Essentials is guaranteed to fix the “Windows Update loop” error automatically using its built-in Automated Repair option.
Easy RE is currently available for Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 and can be downloaded and created on any PC.
The default location of Windows Update is C:\Windows\Software Distribution.
The Software Distribution folder is where everything gets downloaded and later installed.