Windows update hangs at 88 percent, any fixes?

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  1. kojack

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    I am trying to update my computer to 1903, but the update assistant hangs at 88 percent. any ideas?
     
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    Have you ensured you disconnected all USB devices except for the mouse.

    also, did you ensure you updated all drivers to the latest?
     
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    I will do those things. Thanks for the tips!
     
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    anytime man, I'll be with you until you get this done. There are a few ways we can do this after you've done the above things. if it didn't work, then you can:

    a) use the manual update tool

    b) create a Windows 10 USB Installer Flash Disk but don't boot off it, instead, while in Windows, run setup.exe and choose to upgrade

    Don't forget to disable your AV as well.
     
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    I am running it again now, just the power cord in! see how it goes.
     
  6. Vasudev

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    @kojack Which PC are you trying to upgrade? Specs please. Its easier to put your specs in signature.
     
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    All done. Ultra's advice worked. It was my dell inspiron. I am doing my wifes notebook as we speak. Getting everything back as it was before getting dinged with the non original copy of windows on our machines.
     
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    Great. Let's hear about your Wife's Dell PC's Win 10 upgrade experience.
     
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    Awesome bro. Be smart... be like Ultra Male...
     
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    HA HA ...to funny!
     
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