When you try to install Windows 10 Updates KB3081424, it may stop Meanwhile the process, throws error and reboot system. The error may look like.
KB3081424 fails to install
What is this Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3081424, KB3081436, and KB3081438
The Update KB3081424 is bundled with many fixes like pertaining to VPN, Cortana, AMD Drivers, Explorer stability and other fixes. After installing Windows 10, one need to install these updates in order to work smoothly on the operating system. Unfortunately, some users fail to install these cumulative updates. Here, in this article, I will show you all the possible reasons and solutions behind this error.
Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
The most of the common reason behind windows update failed is corrupted or damaged system files like dll files, exe files, sys files etc. There are thousands of tiny system files are there that work specific task. If one of the files gets replaced, deleted or damaged then you may get trouble in installing Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3081424.
Download and Install Advanced System Repair Tool and scan your PC. It has the large database with 25 millions of files. It will find all the damaged or deleted system files and reinstall them with a fresh one. After, optimizing with Advanced System Repair Tool, try to install windows update again.
As mentioned above, if some of the system files go missing or replaced by another software, you will be unable to install windows update. However, Invalid registry entries are also one of the most popular reasons behind cumulative update fail. Again, you should not mess with registry file otherwise you will crash your system yourself. Use Advanced System Repair to fix registry bug and other system problems.
You may apply following available fixes to resolve windows update error.
1. Restore Your PC. If you have made restore point then restore your PC at the earlier point. It will undo all the recent changes and probably you won’t get the same update error.
2. Open Registry Editor by typing regedit in the run dialog box and find and remove following entries.
3. Microsoft has also released another KB Updates to resolve this issue. Find Windows 10 Update package KB3081440 on Microsoft site and install. You can download this file from here.
After installing KB3081440, try to install Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3081438 and I hope it would not fail to install.