Windows 10 We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes
If you’re getting an error ” We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes, Don’t turn off your computer ” during Windows 10 updates / Windows 7 or Windows 8 update. This will cause your Windows 10 Computer stuck in a loop. Don’t worry, this tutorial helps you to get rid of Windows 10, We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes issue.
Mostly, this issue is occurring when the Windows update download and install automatically released by Microsoft Corporation. We would see this error ” Windows 10 We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes ” happens after Windows updates and the first restart of your Windows 10 Computer.
Dual Boot Operating System – Windows 10 We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes
Generally, this issue ” We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes ” happens in Windows Dual-Boot environment or we would say, if your computer has 2 or more operating system in it. If your Windows computer is getting an endless restart / reboot loop, then you should try to get your computer to boot in Safe Mode. Yes. Safe Mode / accessing Advanced Boot Options helps you to repair your Windows computer. You can easily go to the Command Prompt of your windows system and start System Restore / Automatic Repair to get your Windows 10 computer back.
If your Computers has Dual-Boot environment, then we can easily get rid of “We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes” issue. From the Dual boot OS selection screen, you will see an option called ” Change defaults or choose other options “.
Click on it and Go to TroubleShoot >> Advanced Options >> StartUp Settings.
Now Press 4 on the Keyboard to Enable “Safe Mode” .
Your PC will restart now and will boot into Safe-Mode to start Repair of Windows 10 Computer.
Single Operating System – Windows 10 We couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes
If your computer has a single operating system, then you have to find how to boot Windows 10 in safe mode.
1. Press Shift and click Restart to boot into Advanced startup options screen of your computer.
2. Now Open Settings >> Update & Security >> Recovery >> Advanced startup >> Restart now.
3. Type shutdown /r /o in CMD prompt to reboot your computer into Advanced Boot options or Recovery console.
4. If you had already activated F8 key, then the process is very easy as you can press F8 while booting, to enter Safe Mode without any issue.
5. You may need to boot into Windows 10 through your Windows 10 Installation Media or Recovery Drive. Now Select Repair your computer option and the Advanced startup options will appear on the screen.
Alright, once you have got rid of the reboot loop issue and safely entered into Safe Mode of your desktop, now you have 3 options:
1] Run Command Prompt as administrator. Now, in the CMD box that appears on the computer screen, enter the following syntax, one at a time, and press Enter.
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
Browse to the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder and delete all files and folders inside and make the folder empty.
Now you can Restart your computer. It will be able to boot to the Desktop now. You can start again the Windows update now.
2] Open Your Control Panel >> Programs and Features >> View installed updates. Now you can uninstall the updates which you’ve installed recently (which means just before your problem started).
3] Use System Restore Option to Restore your computer back to Normal (at a prior good point – working state).