Windows 10 update slow to install

Andrew McCulloch 1 Reputation point
2020-08-21T18:01:20.407+00:00

My laptop is presently installing Windows 10, version 2004. It started 27 hours ago and at the moment the install status is 74%.

The laptop is directly connected to the router via ethernet cable
Apps are closed down, although I xant6speak for things running in the background.
Broadband is normal - 34 Mbps download and 6Mbps upload.

Any thoughts?

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  1. Dave Patrick 330.7K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2020-08-21T20:27:27.68+00:00

    Definitely is not normal. Might try the update trouble shooter.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4027322/windows-update-troubleshooter

    also try from a clean boot

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/929135/how-to-perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows

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  2. Kapil Arya 5,531 Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2020-08-22T04:09:19.57+00:00

    Hello,

    I recommend you to upgrade to V2004 via ISO file.

    Refer this step-by-step guide:

    https://www.kapilarya.com/how-to-upgrade-to-windows-10-using-iso-file

    See if this helps!

    Note: Included link in this reply refers to blog post by a trusted Microsoft MVP. 

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  3. Jenny Feng 13,666 Reputation points
    2020-08-24T02:51:12.183+00:00

    Hi,

    According to your description, he installation speed is really slow.

    The fastest way to get the upgrade is through Media creation tool or ISO file.
    Please download Media Creation Tool from the link below and select Upgrade this PC at the first screen:
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

    This may help you upgrade to Windows 10, version 2004 directly.

    Hope above information can help you.
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