Error code 80070103: Computer Freezes when checking for Windows Updates. You get Error code 80070103 when upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 and 8.
When you try to download or install updates from Windows Update in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 & 8 or Windows 7, the computer may freeze. If the computer freezes during installation, please follow the below steps:
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 are 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 start up. To do this, follow these steps:
Note: When you use “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 which are not included on the installation. Applications that you installed from disc or websites will be removed. You will find a list of removed applications on your desktop.
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