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Fixed: Windows 10 1607 Anniversary Update Stuck or Reset Error

2016-08-05 16:15:43 Posted by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Get stuck while you are trying to install Windows 10 anniversary update 1607 in your PC? Or your PC has setting reset error after installing the new update? Effective methods are available to assist you fixing Windows 10 1607 anniversary update update stuck or reset error with ease now.

"Cannot complete the Windows 10 1607 anniversary update process and it got stuck in the process of 64%. My friends - some of them also got stuck while trying to get Windows 10 anniversary update and froze in 78%, 80% or 99%. How can we fix the stuck issue and get a smooth update process while install Windows 10 1607?"

"Got Windows 10 anniversary update installed, but all settings goes wrong. I mean that all settings got reset after install the update, and how do I get them back?"

Everything messes up after installing new Windows 10 1607 anniversary update. Quite a number of Windows users respond that their systems all get stuck or settings reset and even update failed with error code. If you get stuck in Windows 10 anniversary update or reset error, relax and follow below provided methods to fix the errors now.

Tip: Backup present system & data firstly

It’s highly recommended for you to apply professional Windows backup software to create system image and data backups so to avoid unexpected Windows 10 anniversary update errors such as update stuck or system crash etc or data loss issues. You may try EaseUS Todo Back which makes system and data backup easy and totally free within 30 days. 
After creating system backups and have all data backed up safely, you can then follow the below recommended solutions to fix Windows 10 anniversary update stuck or reset errors now.

Method 1. Fix Windows 10 anniversary update stuck issue by extending system partition and solve system error

Professional partition manager software such as EaseUS Partition Master supports to extend system partition and system reserved partition and even fix system error with simple clicks. This will effectively help users to solve Windows 10 anniversary update stuck issue due to low system/system reserved partition space or system errors. Free download it and follow below steps to fix the problem now:

Extend system drive or system reserved partition

EaseUS Partition Master extend system partition to fix update stuck issue.

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master, drag partitions rightwards and leave unallocated space behind system drive or system reserved partition. 
2. Right-click system drive or system reserved partition and choose "Resize/Move partition".
3. Drag the right handle of the system drive rightwards and then add free space to system drive or system reserved partition.
Click Apply.

Check and fix system errors before restart Windows 10 anniversary update

1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and right-click the partition that you want to check by clicking "Check partition".

fix system error to solve Windows 10 anniversary update stuck error

2. Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: Check Partition Properties, Call Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test.
Click OK

Windows 10 anniversary update error fixed

3. Let EaseUS Partition Master automatically check hard disk partition errors and repair errors for you. Click OK to finish the process.

Solve Windows 10 update stuck issue with EaseUS Partition Master.

Method 2. Troubleshoot Windows 10 anniversary update stuck issue 

1. Press Windows + X and select Control panel.
2. Type troubleshooter in the search box and click Troubleshooting.
3. Under System and Security, click Fix problems with Windows Updates.
4. Tick Advanced > Enable and check Apply repairs automatically;
5. Tap: Run as administrator (you may have to enter your passcode firstly) > Then click Next to finish the process.

Method 3. Re-personalize settings to solve Windows 10 anniversary update setting reset error

If you have got Windows 10 1607 installed in your PC, and some settings were reset to the default setting, don’t be panic. You may try to re-personalize settings by following the below paths:

  • Pen Settings: To personalize your pen settings, go to Settings > Devices > Pen & Windows Ink.
  • Notification Settings: To personalize, go to Settings > System > Notifications & actions > Notifications.
  • Tablet Mode Settings: To personalize, go to Settings > System > Tablet Mode.
  • Virtual Desktops: To recreate your virtual desktops, click the Task View icon on your taskbar and select Add New Desktop.

Extra tip: Fix Windows 10 anniversary update stuck/reset/failure error with media creation tool

Media Creation Tool allows you to perform an in-place upgrade or a clean installation of Windows 10 anniversary update in your PC, which will help you avoid stuck, reset or update failure error. 

  • Download Media Creation Tool from Microsoft and double-click MediaCreationTool.exe to launch the tool;
  • Follow the setup steps till you see Windows 10 Setup and select Upgrade this PC now > Click Next;
  • Click Accept when the download complete and make sure the installer is set to Keep personal files and apps as the default behavior;
  • If it’s not, click Change what to keep to change the settings;
  • Click Install to begin the update process.

After this, follow the on-screen update guidance to set settings for new Windows 10 in your PC and finish the installing process. You’ll get a brand new Windows 10 installed in your PC then.

Or you can also click the link to Download Windows 10 1607 (14393.10) ISO images and install it in PC.