How To Fix If Windows 10 April 2018 Update Install Getting Stuck, Here’s What You Can Do

If your Windows 10 April 2018 Update download or install getting stuck or frozen at 25%, 81% etc.? Here’s a better solution to fix it.

This is how after around six months of waiting the Windows 10 April 2018 Update is available to download for your Windows 10 PC. It’s worth noting that all of those bits and bytes to arrive on your computer via Windows Update.

It’s nowhere folks! As it seems to be the norm for big software updates these days, the update process, whether forced or not, is apparently not going according to plan for everyone who tries it. Naturally, we have covered a decent number of people reports that their updates are getting stucked at somewhat random points. These are still few worse things than waiting for a larger update to download, only for everything to just freeze for apparently no reason.

If you are one of those experienced with a stuck Windows 10 April 2018 Update install when downloading it via Windows Update or Update Assistant, then the chances are your issue is down to nothing more than network over-utilization. In this case, Microsoft is currently working its best to push the Windows 10 April 2018 Update out to a large, large number of PCs around the globe and while it really should be able to do that – it’s not pumping these updates out from a single data center, after all – there are several problems. Like frozen updates, for example.

If you find yourself impacted by a situation due to Microsoft’s servers being overloaded, then there is help at hand. Thankfully there is a manual way of updating, but you’re going to need to download the ISO all on your own. Unless of course you’d rather just wait for Microsoft’s servers to push OTA update to sort themselves out, and who wants to do that?

Now, you know what to do? Well, it’s simple really. Just download the ISO file directly from Microsoft, or by using Media Creation Tool here: Windows 10 Media Creation Tool MCT April 2018 Update 1803 Download Released and complete the install manually. Like the good old days!

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