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[Fixed] Windows 10 Creators (1703) Update Stuck at 0, 32, 87, 99

Updated on Dec 07, 2018 by Jean to Partition Manager

This page discusses the Windows 10 Creators installation and cumulative update stuck issues, if you are facing Windows 10 Creators update stuck at various percentage numbers like 0, 10, 32, 66, 87, 99 or 100, get the fix here and learn how to avoid future risks of Windows 10 update stuck.

Updated: This Creators update stuck fix can also be applied to the newest operating system Windows 10 October Update (version 1809) update that takes slow to download or even stuck midway.

Windows 10 Creators cumulative update failed to install, update stuck

"I'm trying to download the cumulative update for Windows version 1703 for x64-based systems KB4032188, but the update failed. The setting update process gets stuck at 32% and never proceeds. I can't wait for another day. What should I do to stop and fix Windows 10 Creators update stuck issue without reinstalling Windows."

Overview of Windows 10 Creators Update Stuck

Each Windows 10 update is likely to bring some trouble. For example, installation failed, update hung and crashed, and another frequently happened issue is that update stuck and froze. In the previous Windows 10 build - Anniversary update 1607, we've collected quite a large number of users' complaints saying that Windows 10 Anniversary update stuck, mainly at 99%, and this time the Creators update is no exception. With old experiences last year, troubleshooting Creators update stuck problem now becomes relatively easy.

How to Fix Windows 10 Creators Update Install Stuck at 0%, 32%, 87%, 99%

To assist every Creators user to manage to go the current update beyond those percentage figures, we find the following methods useful.

First, disconnect any peripherals such as an external hard drive, USB flash drive, extra monitors, smart card readers, weird keyboard and everything that attached to your PC and seems suspicious.

Second, disable or uninstall your antivirus or other protection software. If it's permitted, disconnect the wifi you're currently using, chance an Ethernet connection instead.

Third, Download EaseUS free partition manager to check whether your system disk partition has enough space to install the system update files. Use its Resize/Move partition feature to extend system partition.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master

Run EaseUS Partition Master

Step 2: Add space to the System C drive

1. Shrink partition and leave unallocated space for extending C: drive:

  1. Right-click on a partition next to the C: drive and select "Resize/Move".
  2. Drag the end of the partition that is next to the C: drive and shrink it, leaving unallocated space next to the system C: drive, and click "OK".

2. Right-click on the System C: drive and select "Resize/Move".

Extend System partition

To add space to the C: drive, drag the system partition end into the unallocated space.

Add space to C drive

Step 3: Confirm to extend system C drive

Click the "Execute Operation" button, it will list the pending operations, and click "Apply" to execute the changes and extend the C drive.

Confirm to extend system C drive

How about your hard drive health state? Try to exclude the factor of hard drive bad sectors that affect the Windows system update and install. Again, use EaseUS free partition manager to check hard disk errors and repair bad sectors if necessary.

Then, keep device drivers updated. It's highly suggested to have all the available patches and device drivers updated before you run the Creators update installation. There are many third-party drivers update software to help automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. So helpful if you have no idea how to start.

last, use DISM tool to fix most Creators fail to install and stuck problem.

Step 1: Open "Command Prompt" in Windows 10, in which type the commands DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and hit "Enter". After the first state finished, restart your computer.

Step 2: Run Command Prompt again and this time type the command sfc /scannow and hit "Enter".

Step 3: Close the Command Prompt window, and run Windows Update and try Creator update again.