How to Fix if Windows 10 Destroyed after Installing Updates

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Microsoft regularly releases updates for its Windows users. These updates install the latest security patches and add extra functionalities to the operating system. However, it is recommended to keep Windows Updated but sometimes installing updates also comes with lots of trouble. Recently in September and October 2018, most of the user faces several difficulties after installing updates and most of them reported that their PC gets completely destroyed after installing updates.


1. Windows gets too much slow
2. Windows takes forever to restart
3. Some important users file gets deleted
4. Windows is not booting
5. Windows is not working properly.
6. Windows hangs or freezes


How to fix Destroyed Windows after installing updates

Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool

Once, your PC gets destroyed because of installing updates, it is not easy to fix it manually. You need to use Advanced System Repair Tool to repair Windows OS. When an update gets installed, it put thousands of files in the PC and affect dozens of services. Here, is the list of some awesome fix for this problem.

Method 2: Restore Windows

This is one and only guaranteed a solution to this problem. I always encourage the user to create a restore point. You can restore windows if you have created Restore point earlier. Restoring windows removes all the recent settings and configuration and take back your PC to an earlier setting.

Method 3: Check Compatibility Issue

Mainly, this problem occurs because of installing updates on the incompatible hardware or driver. There might be higher possibilities that updates is not supporting your current hardware or some driver. Here, I will tell you a unique method that will surely work for you.

This method is Resetting Windows Updates, Remove Incompatible driver and then install fresh windows updates.

Step 1: Reset Windows Updates

Resetting Windows Updates will change the download directory and allows you to download and install fresh updates. So, if your PC has destroyed after installing the latest windows updates this trick might help you a lot. You can reset Windows updates as follows:

1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator.
2. Stop BITS Services. Type following command one after another and press Enter.

net stop bits
net stop wuauserv

3. Delete the qmgr*.dat file. Type or paste following line in command prompt and press Enter.

Del "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat"

4. Rename Software Distribution Folder. Type following line one after another and press enter.

Ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore *.bak
Ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution\Download *.bak
Ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 *.bak

5. Apply default windows security to BITS Services and Windows Update Service. Paste the following command one after another and press Enter.



6. Remove Incompatible hardware and driver. You must eject additional attached device like Bluetooth, printer, gaming console, and other devices. Now, go to control panel and remove the additionally installed driver.

7. Type the following command at CMD and press Enter. This will take you current Windows directory.

cd /d %windir%\system32

8. Now Re-register the BITS file. Paste the following command on cmd and press Enter.

regsvr32.exe atl.dll
regsvr32.exe urlmon.dll
regsvr32.exe mshtml.dll
regsvr32.exe shdocvw.dll
regsvr32.exe browseui.dll
regsvr32.exe jscript.dll
regsvr32.exe vbscript.dll
regsvr32.exe scrrun.dll
regsvr32.exe msxml.dll
regsvr32.exe msxml3.dll
regsvr32.exe msxml6.dll
regsvr32.exe actxprxy.dll
regsvr32.exe softpub.dll
regsvr32.exe wintrust.dll
regsvr32.exe dssenh.dll
regsvr32.exe rsaenh.dll
regsvr32.exe gpkcsp.dll
regsvr32.exe sccbase.dll
regsvr32.exe slbcsp.dll
regsvr32.exe cryptdlg.dll
regsvr32.exe oleaut32.dll
regsvr32.exe ole32.dll
regsvr32.exe shell32.dll
regsvr32.exe initpki.dll
regsvr32.exe wuapi.dll
regsvr32.exe wuaueng.dll
regsvr32.exe wuaueng1.dll
regsvr32.exe wucltui.dll
regsvr32.exe wups.dll
regsvr32.exe wups2.dll
regsvr32.exe wuweb.dll
regsvr32.exe qmgr.dll
regsvr32.exe qmgrprxy.dll
regsvr32.exe wucltux.dll
regsvr32.exe muweb.dll
regsvr32.exe wuwebv.dll

9. Reset Winsock. It will reset windows socket. Execute following command in command prompt.

netsh reset winsock

10. Restart BITS Services. Execute following command one by one.

net start bits
net start wuauserv

11. Clear BITS Queue. If you are using Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008, then you must clear the queue. Execute following command in command prompt.

bitsadmin.exe /reset /allusers

12. Restart the computer.

Hope, this article would have been helping you in fixing of destroyed OS. If you found more method to fix this problem please share your fix in the comment section.

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