Sometimes updates rely on other updates downloaded at the same time to be installed and rebooted before those dependent updates successfully install. Follow the options listed below if you were able to enter Safe Mode or accessed the Advanced Startup options. Do not turn of your computer. Now click Stop and select Startup type to Disabled. History shows that Microsoft has made releasing botched updates quite a common practice, with many of the bulletins released in the last few months causing lots of problems on Windows computers.
This took approximately 2 hours 35 minutes. I have not tried any other options. If you have the possibility to do so, I would try connecting your Surface via an Ethernet cable to your router and try doing the update via hard wire. I can boot in safe mode but cannot do much else. Navigate to App Readiness and right click then select Properties.
Before you proceed, you need to try and enter into Safe Mode first. You download that tool, and create a bootable linux drive. If it just starts reverting again, let if finish. When you do the uninstall, it will ask if you want to save the quarentines. I just found this forum while googling trying to find a solution to my problem, and I'm hoping you'll be able to help. I have looked at several supposed solutions and most assume we can go places on the computer.
Press Windows Key + X and select Command Prompt Admin. Then it boots, does the same thing again. If you've installed updates, it probably created a restore point before they were installed. I also have previously installed Office 2007 and it was updating in the process too. Under System and Security click on Find and Fix problems 4.
I am having the same issue with it undoing changes, I am using windows 8. I don't dable in Linux too much, pretty rare actually. Having to uninstall it, this is a first for me. On Advanced options screen, click Command Prompt. The unit is shutting down - Push the power button to start up 1-3 sec - Just before the asus logo press Maj+F7 - In the menu select the advanced options to restore your computer yuo have the choice either to reactualize or restore to factory settings Bye Bye : I called Asus and tech support told me how to fix this problem and it worked great!!!!! Finally, right click on Reserved Partition and select Extend Volume.
You don't have to be a Linux guy to know how to use a pen drive. I've done that in desperate times and it worked. I was suffering from this problem for awhile with my computer trying to install the updates every time i boot up this machine and wasting my time. Press Windows Key + R then type services. You can increase reserved partition size manually or by this.
Select a restore point before the current update and restore your computer. I tried it again after restarting. Not much of a linux guy here. Do you have a recovery disk? Press Windows Key + R then type services. Let us hear from you in the comments below! Do you have a recovery disk? It will definitely fix the system issues.
Whichever is the case for you; you can try the following options once you got out of the reboot loop and entered into Safe Mode or accessed the Advanced Options. What windows does when it downloads updates before installing , is to choose which hard drive has the most space, and dump 'em all there. Think of the stress this is causing system administrators and their managers. I was informed it was the motherboard. Anyway thanks a very heartfelt one. Will that work when i do not have the restore partition? Click Next and let Windows Update Troubleshooter run. One of them is a surface pro, which updated after about 10 attempts having to fixit in between each attempt.
Not much of a linux guy here. What can I do to get it working again? Only problem is i can not get to the point where i can run this. This option is usually in either the Security tab, the Boot tab, or the Authentication tab. Sorry to hear about you update problems. However the machine is backed up using Carbonite. Under System and Security click on Find and Fix problems 4. Any thoughts what I can try? Wait until windows 8 shows you the blue screen again.
Click it and select and older point of your system. Will that work when i do not have the restore partition? What can often happen is that the files get corrupted or halfway unfinished because the external gets plugged in and out a lot. Please do let us know if you need any further assistance. Navigate to Windows Update setting and right click then select Properties. So I manually turned the computer off by holding the power button. Before your computer has restarted, it may display a message or not. Create a new Admin account and try installing updates from that account.