Sunday, 17 January 2016

How to Clear Failed Update History of Windows Machines (Win7 Win8 etc...).

1.       Open command prompt> Click Start, type cmd in the Start Search box and do “Run as Administrator”.
2.        If prompted by User Account Control, click Continue.
3.       Type "net stop WuAuServ" (without quotations) and hit Enter.
4.       Go to Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Datastore
5.       Locate the DataStore.edbfile. Right-click on the file, and "Rename" to "DataStoreold" (without quotations)
6.       Open command prompt again with administrative rights and do "net start WuAuServ" (without quotations) and press Enter to restart the Automatic Updates service. 

7.       Updates failure history is cleared (that’s all).

Cheers, your suggestions/feedback are always welcome!!

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