Issue: Computer Freezes when checking for Windows Updates. Getting Error code 80244018 when upgrading to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8. When you try to download or install updates from Windows Update in Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista, the computer may freeze. If the computer freezes during installation
Run Windows Update Troubleshooter and check if it helps.
a: Press Windows logo + W to open the search box.
b: Type troubleshooting, hit enter.
c: Now click System and Security.
d: Now click Windows Update
If the scan freezes and doesn’t complete when Windows Update is scanning for updates, try to run the scan again.
If you’re having problems installing Windows Updates, use the following method.
When you start your computer by using the Windows installation disc, you can perform system recovery options on startup. To do this, follow these steps:
Note When you use the “Refresh your PC” tool, your computer will restore the current Windows installation to the original installation version. This method requires you to reinstall all updates that are not included in the installation. Applications that you installed from disc or websites will be removed. You will find a list of removed applications on your desktop.
However, if you’re not able to fix the window issue after all the steps.we’d like to provide with you an alternative way to install/repair window.
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The installation errors or any run time errors might occur due to the following issues.
There may be temporary files, temporary internet files, junk files and cookies which may hamper the performance of your computer.
This will slow down the performance of your computer and also affects the program’s response if it is not resolved.
All such issues might also sometimes crashes the system programs.
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