You will face ‘We couldn’t complete the updates. Undoing changes’ issue whenever you try to boot up your system. This issue mainly occurs if the Windows update files are not downloaded properly or even if your system files are corrupted etc. You need to apply some troubleshooting methods if you are getting this message over and over again on every boot up.
Common causes for ‘We couldn’t complete the updates undoing changes’ Issue
‘We couldn’t complete the updates. Undoing changes’ problem can be encountered because of the following factors:
- Your Windows update might be facing some problems while downloading or may not be installed properly.
- Your system might have insufficient disk space for the update on your system volume.
- Your system updates may get interrupted during installation. It might be because of any reasons such as the PC was switched off etc.
- Any corrupted system files can also be the reason due to which the issue can be raised in your system.
How can I fix Windows 10 Undoing changes issue?
The error is commonly encountered when a Windows update fails. Sometimes, restarting your system countless times cannot resolve this issue. In such a case, you need to apply a few simple and plain solutions. You can opt for any of the following methods:
1. Use Windows Update Troubleshooter
You can run the Windows Update troubleshooter whenever you face any Windows update issues. This in-built troubleshooter will search your system for any issues and try to resolve them. Follow the steps given-below to know how to run the troubleshooter:
- Press Windows Key + I to open Settings and then choose the Update and security option.
- From the left pane, navigate to the Troubleshooter option.
- Scroll down and select Windows update and click on the ‘Run the troubleshooter’ option.
2. Enable App Readiness Service
App Readiness service is required while running a Windows update. Many users have also claimed that turning on this feature might resolve their issue. For that, all you need to do is:
- Press Windows Key + R to open Run and then type ‘services.msc’ and click the OK button.
- Locate and double-click on the App Readiness Service to open its Properties.
- Change the Startup type to Automatic and click on the Start button to run the service.
- Click Apply and then tap the OK button.
Once you are done with the above steps restart your system and check if the issue has been resolved.
3. Disable Automatic Windows Updates
You can also stop your Windows from updating automatically to resolve this issue. Follow the steps given below to know how to disable the automatic Windows updates.
- Open the Services window and then navigate to Windows Update service. Double click on it to open its Properties.
- Check whether the Startup type is disabled. If not, then disable it. Click Stop if this service is in running state.
- Click on the Apply button and then OK to execute this change. After that, restart your system to check if the problem is resolved.
If none of the above methods have helped you, try the last method which is to reset your PC. Resetting your system can troubleshoot many serious OS issues like unidentified network no internet access on windows, adobe failed to connect to DDE server, etc..