Giving the tool administrative privileges helps ensure that it can delete files in the download cache.
The troubleshooter works through its process and then lets you know whether it could identify and fix the problem.
(it tends to grow rapidly, so it's easier to clean it up before reading). Deleting Data Store\Logs contents will destroy patch history.
I wanted to underline something else here; destroying Windows Update Agent patch history is really bad idea, because after deletion it lose capability to determine what was patched and what was not. I've had been playing around with a 2012 VM and I had this issue.
You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy.
If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update your drivers manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.
Microsoft has made automatic updates mandatory for the Home edition, so it’s not easy to decide when you apply the patches.Depending on what is being done to the system this could take a few hours.It’s not the normal amount of time, granted, but it does happen.So before you tinker, and if it’s possible to be without your PC for a while, then it’s certainly worth letting it plod along for a while to see if this clears the problem.Another issue could be that of your internet connection.