Usually, updates fail to install because of bugs, compatibility problems, or file corruption. If a cumulative update is causing issues during installation or users are reporting issues with a specific patch, you can delete pending updates to redownload the files or prevent the system from trying to install them. This guide will teach you the steps to delete pending updates on Windows 11.

Remove pending updates on Windows 11

To delete Windows 11 pending updates, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the available files for any pending updates on Windows 11 will be removed from the device.

If you have to block a specific update after deleting the files, use the “Show or hide updates” tool to prevent Windows Update from downloading the packages again. These steps should also work to remove pending feature updates. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.