A few days ago we told you about an update in Windows 10 that left many users without Internet. The problem was solved by Microsoft later with a silent patch, but the subject did not go unnoticed since to be without Internet connection is a real drama at the present time.
Going offline is not the only way you can have problems updating Windows. There are several common mistakes that prevent us from keeping the equipment up to date. It is likely that it has happened to you sometime, so Microsoft has improved its tool to solve problems with the updates in Windows.
From the Microsoft support website we have a guide to repair Windows Update errors. According to the company, the steps should be to solve any errors that may appear and that prevent you from installing updates. The tool works with Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7. The Windows 10 is a new and improved version of the Troubleshooter.
If you select Windows 10 from the support page, they will immediately offer the required download. All you have to do is download the latestwu.diagcab package and double click on it to run it.
The tool checks the status of Windows Update and any current problems that prevent you from installing updates, searches for and fixes problems that may prevent background downloads, and detects problems with network connectivity. If you click on the advanced options and deactivate apply the repairs automatically, you will have a little more control over what happens and you will know in more detail what the initial problem was.
Once the diagnosis is finished you will be offered a list of detected problems and options to start the repair, as long as you did not have automatic repair. Otherwise, the problem solver will act on your account.