Solution to failure configuring Windows Updates reverting changes

The issue failure configuring Windows updates reverting changes may occur when you are updating Windows 10. And this article will show you how to fix the issue. Just keep on your reading to get more information.

What can you do before updating? It is recommended to create a system image before updating Windows since you can protect your data well in this way and even can restore your computer to the previous state with the backup image when some accidents happen.

And here, in order to back up the operating system, The Windows backup software - MiniTool ShadowMaker is recommended. It is a professional backup tool that can help you to back up the operating system, files and folders, partitions and disks.

Besides the backup features, it also plays an important role in restoring.

With this feature, you can perform some recovery actions when some accidents occur.

Therefore, in order to safeguard your PC and data well, you had better create a system image before updating. And you can download MiniTool ShadowMaker Trial from the following button or purchase the advanced one.

Step 1: Install the backup software and launch it. Click Keep Trial to continue.

Then click Connect in This Computer to enter its main interface.


Step 2: If no backup image is created on this PC, you just need to click SET UP BACKUP button in the Home page to continue. The free backup software is designed to select the operating system by default.

It also selects the destination automatically.

Meanwhile, you can also click the Backup in the toolbar to enter the backup page. Then click Sourceand Destination tabs to choose what you want to back up and where you want to save the backup image.


Step 3: After successfully selecting the source and destination, you can perform the backup actions by clicking Back up Now button. Then the backup task can be seen in the Manage page.

Step 4: After finishing the backup, you had better go to the Tools page to create a bootable disc or a USB flash drive so that you can boot your computer from it to MiniTool Recovery Environment and perform some recovery actions

When the system image is created, you can update Windows. Even though you encounter the issue failure configuring Windows updates reverting changes, you can use the system image to roll back to Windows state.

Methods to Failure Configuring Windows Updates Reverting Changes Solution 1: Unplug Your Removable Media from the Computer

The issue failure configuring Windows updates loop may be caused by the removable media. Therefore, if you encounter this problem, you need to check if any removable media are connected with your computer, such as the USB flash drive, memory card, removable disks and so on.

Then you need to unplug all removable media and check whether the issue is solved.

Solution 2. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

Step 1: You need to download Windows Update Troubleshooter from Microsoft. Although Windows includes a built-in troubleshooter, download one from there as it includes more fixes.

Step 2: Then click Next to run this tool to troubleshoot the problems that prevent you from updating Windows.

Step 3: Next, you need to choose the option Try troubleshooting as an administrator to continue.

Step 4: Next, you need to click Next and this tool will detect the problems. Then choose the option Apply this fix to continue.

Step 5: Troubleshooting may take some time. When it is finished, you can restart your computer and try running Windows Update again to check whether the issue failure configuring Window updates reverting changes loop is solved.

Solution 3. Install Windows Update in Clean Boot State

The issue failure configuring Windows updates reverting changes may be caused by some service or functionality. Thus, you can solve this issue by installing Windows update in clean boot state because only the essential service and functionality runs in this state.

Then we will show you how to fix failure configuring Windows updates reverting changes error step by step.

Step 1: Log on your computer as the administrator. Then press Windows key and R key together to open Run dialog box.

Type msconfig in the box and click OK to or hit Enter to continue.

Step 2: In the popup window, you need to go to the General tab and select the Selective startup. After that, you need to uncheck the Load startup items to continue.

Step 3: Next, you should go to the Services tab and check the option Hide all Microsoft services. Then click Disable all.

Finally, click OK to continue.

After that, your computer will restart in a clean boot state. Then you can update Windows again and check whether the issue is solved.

Apart from the mentioned methods, there are more methods that you can use to solve the issue. Including delete Windows update cache, perform a system restore, and many others. 

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