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net stop wuauserv
rmdir /s /q "%systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution"
net start wuauserv
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- Updates that are currently downloaded but that have not yet been installed have to be downloaded again by using Windows Update or Microsoft Update.
- When you delete the Software Distribution folder, your download history is removed.
- If you currently receive updates from Microsoft Update and from Windows Update, you will have to reselect this option from the Windows Update website.
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