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Fix Windows 10 Anniversary Update Stuck at 32%, 91%, 99%, 0%...

Posted on Nov 03, 2016 by Abby Haines to Computer Instruction

Summary:
Windows 10 Anniversary Update failed and stuck at 32%, 91%, 99%, 24%, 93%, 71%, 35%, 75%, 32%, 0%... have been affected millions of computers and users. This page offers useful tips & solutions to fix the issue of Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck, failed or frozen at various percentages for hours.

Overview of Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck at 32%, 91%, 99%, 0%... 

Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been released for few months. Since its releasing, the fail to install issue especially the installing issue failed and stuck at various percentages for hours have been affected millions of computers. Many users are reporting that Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck at 99%, 32%, 91%, 24%, 93%, 71%, 35%, 75%, 32% and even at 0%. Here let's see how users from the different forums said:

Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck cases: 

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Stuck at 32% AGAIN - from Microsoft community

"I have downloaded all the updates on my PC. When I restarted to update the system, it stalls at 32% exactly as my first attempt. And the spinning circle doesn't even move at all."

Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck at 91% - from Reddit comment​

"My laptop has started installing the latest windows 10 update twice already, and both times it got stuck at 91 percent. This went on for hours and never move on again."

No one want to run into the situation that Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck at 75%, 32%, 99%, 24%, 93%, 71%, 35%, 91%, 32%, 0% ot any other percentages. But  the fact is that when the two users ask for help on how to fix Windows 10 Anniversary Update failed or stuck at 32% and 91%, there are a large number of other users admit that they have encountered the same issues. It suggests that Windows 10 Anniversary Update frozen midway through downloading or installation is really a common issue. This page collects some useful solutions to fix Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck, frozen or failed to install issue caused by different reasons. Hope it is helpful! And before trying these solutions please first read the useful tips that offered to avoid Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck issue. 

Tips to avoid Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck at 32%, 91%, 99%, 0% ...

Tip 1. Disconnect Any Peripherals

We have got the report that external hard drives, USBs, extra monitors, smart card readers, weird keyboards or anything like that might prevent you downloading Windows 10 Anniversary Update. So, please disconnect all these peripherals before the update. 

Tip 2. Check disk errors and leave enough disk space 

Disk issues like low disk space, disk errors, bad sectors are one of the reason for Windows 10 Anniversary Update downloading or installing stuck. So, please check and repair bad sectors and disk errors and leave enough disk space for Windows 10 Anniversary Update. If you have any problems, EaseUS free partition software with "Check partition", "Resize/move partition" feature is here for help at any time.

Possible solutions to fix Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck at 32%, 91%, 99%, 0% ...

Method 1. Run Windows Update troubleshooter

Type "Troubleshooting" in the search. Now select "View All" in left side panel. Select "Windows Update" at the end of the open window. Run the troubleshooting. Finally, restart your computer and try to download and install Windows10 Anniversary Update again.

Method 2. Delete Updates Download Folder files and redownload Windows10  Anniversary Update

1. Go to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download folder and delete everything in that folder.
2. Launch Command Prompt Admin > run the command wuauclt.exe /updatenow
3. Wait for the command execution to complete, and then go to Control Panel > Windows update > Download Windows 10 update to download Windows10  Anniversary Update again.

Method 3. Upgrade to Windows 10 Using Media Creation Tool

Use Windows 10 creation media tool to create a USB or DVD drive. You can upgrade to Windows 10 using the tool or perform a clean installation using a USB or DVD with no hassle. Make sure you followed the guidance strictly and never miss the important steps. Here please note that if you decided to manually download Windows 10 Anniversary Update via direct download links and do a clean install, please backup your whole computer content including system, installed programs and personal data with EaseUS free backup software in case something goes wrong before proceeding!

Method 4. Perform a system restore and wait for the next update

Except for all the above methods, you can also try to fix Windows 10 Anniversary Update stuck or frozen issue using System Restore to revert your PC to an earlier point in time. To access System Restore simply type System Restore into the search bar and select "Create a restore point", which will take you to System Protection in the System Properties window. From System Restore you can pick an appropriate point to revert to. After you've gone back to an earlier restore point, you can try installing the updates again as normal or just wait for the next new Windows 10 Update.