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  • when I go into windows update with my windows 8.1 I click on it and it freezes. I used the trouble shooter for windows update and it starts checking for problems but then freezes as well. Any way to fix this?
    Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:06 PM


  • Hi,

    This issue can be caused by corrupted system files or Windows update components.

    If you have any third part security applications, please temporarily disable or even remove it to check the issue first.

    Please follow these steps to check the issue:

    How do I reset Windows Update components?


    Then, let’s repair your system by following command:

    DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

    If the issue still persists, please run SFC /SCANNOW in CMD as administrator to see if there is any corrupted files.

    If the issue still persists, please upload the event log and the %windir%\windowsupdate.log here for further research.

    Please upload them to a file sharing service like Skydrive or "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.

    Collect event log:


    Look forward to your response.

    Kate Li
    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by kelvin_hsu Monday, January 27, 2014 2:15 AM
    Wednesday, January 15, 2014 2:02 PM