Windows 11 latest update not installing on your PC? He is not alone, according to the numerous testimonies that abound on social networks since yesterday. In fact, it is not uncommon for the process to encounter some problems. We explain how to solve it in case of problem.
Yesterday was the big day for Windows 11 and all its users: the long-awaited 22H2 update has been released to the general public. If some announced features are still missing, this new version still brings its share of new features, notably the arrival of Android applications to the Microsoft Store. However, for some, the joy was short-lived. In fact, many of them on social networks testify to various installation problems encountered.
Several Internet users thus report downloads stuck at 0%, or the appearance of the error message 0x8007001f. Of course, it’s not uncommon for a Windows update to refuse to install for some strange reason. This is often an outdated driver, conflicting software, or even corrupted cache files. Fortunately, there are simple solutions to overcome your obstacles. We explain everything to you.
How to fix Windows 11 22H2 installation issues
The first method is relatively simple: just wait. In fact, if the download seems stuck, it’s quite possible that it will start on its own. Several users report that it took around 3 hours to install the update, a figure that can be even longer on older machines. Therefore, we recommend that you wait at least two hours before proceeding to the next step, if the download has not moved yet.
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In this case, launching the built-in troubleshooter in Windows 11 can help. Here’s how to do it:
- Open the settings from Windows 11
- See you in the section System
- Click on the menu TroubleshootingThen in Other troubleshooters
- Beside windows update, Click the button Run
- Then let the utility scan your PC for a problem to fix.
The latter solves most of the problems related to Windows update. However, it is not entirely foolproof and you may need to do some manipulation on your own. Often, a simple deletion of the Windows cache files is enough to restart the installation of an update. This is how you do it:
- Open File Browser and meet at C:\Windows\Software Distribution
- Delete all the files and folders you find there
- Restart your computer
If despite all these methods, you still cannot install Windows 11 22H2, there is always the hard way. We’re not talking about throwing your PC out the window, but downloading the update ISO and using it to finally install it on your machine. Fortunately, Microsoft was quick to bring the precious sesame online. Here is how to download it:
- Go to the Microsoft website by clicking this link
- In the section Download Windows 11 Disc Image (ISO)open the dropdown menu and select Windows 11 (multi-edition ISO)
- Click the button Discharge
- In the new drop-down menu, select the option Frenchthen click Confirm
- Under Windows 11 Frenchclick on Discharge to start the download
Note that you can also use a bootable USB to do a clean install. This manipulation will allow you to get rid of all the problems and blemishes accumulated in your operating system. If this tutorial helped you or if you have a technique to solve installation problems, feel free to share it in the comments!