Undoing Changes Made On Computer:
Windows are a manual operating system designed by Microsoft company. The operating system is the device that allows you to use a computer.
In new computers window comes with the preloaded form also called built-in which makes it the most popular operating system in the world. It helps you to complete all types of everyday tasks on the computer.
For example, you can utilize windows to browse the internet, check your emails, edit digital photos, listen to music and play games and do much more.
Windows is also used in many offices for multiple purposes to access productivity tool because many businessmen use a laptop to accommodate their work during traveling as well so windows play a vital role in it such a to create spreadsheets, word processors Microsoft office, and many more.
Microsoft basically released the first version of windows in the mid-1980s and since then many updated window versions came into being, the most recent versions include
- Window 10 (released in 2015)
- Window 8 (released in 2012)
- Window 7 (released in 2009)
- Window vista (released in 2007)
- Windows XP (2001)
Each version of Windows comes up with its own specifications and limitations and with a graphical user interface that includes a desktop with multiple icons bar and a taskbar that is displayed at the bottom of the screen. Such as the window 10 is available in “HOME” and “PRO” editions.
The HOME edition is sufficient for many users but it’s not beneficial for many users as well so in this case another half of the world uses the PRO edition including additional networking and administrative workspace.
Most windows run on standard x86 hardware that is Intel and AMD processors. Microsoft gives its own license to multiple manufacturers such as Dell, Lenovo, HP, and Acer sell windows PCs. Microsoft also develops its own line of Microsoft laptops.
It becomes really frustrating and exhausting when your system displays a message of UNDOING CHANGES and then it takes a long process to update it. This generally happens when your system update is interrupted by any other process.
The one way is to hold on for a minute so windows will run automatically repair option and your issue will be resolved by the server itself. And if the display shows you the same option then go and avail other solutions for this problem.
Usually, after downloading the updates and restarting the PC Windows 10 users occasionally complain that the screen freezes on its own and they couldn’t complete the further actions to complete the update undoing the changes error message.
Some most common windows update error messages:
When the window update fails to install then it shows a message like “we couldn’t complete the updates undoing changes won’t turn off your computer”.
We couldn’t finish installing updates to Windows 10.
This message allows the window to run in a loop as updates are not configured “failure configuring windows updates undoing changes don’t turn off your system”.
“Window 10 undoing changes stuck” when the installation of the update fails this stop code error occurs.
Uninstall Recent Update:
Windows safe mode is called windows diagnostic mode which boots the system with most basic operating system files and essential device drivers only. This model is specifically used in some cases when the operating system faces problems while booting up. There are certain steps to avoid the hurdle and start your PC in a safe mode and must start with this fix.
- First and foremost is to turn off the PC and then turn it on again. When you see the window logo appear on the screen again turn off the PC by holding the power button for at least 5-10 seconds.
- Repeat the first step a minimum of three times and you will enter the Advanced startup screen.
- From there go to Advanced Options> Troubleshoot> Advanced options.
- Tap on the startup settings
- Press 4 or F4 to choose the Enable Safe Mode options.
- Press the Window +R key and type Control
- Go to Programs > View > Installed Updates.
- Select the recent windows update. You can figure it out by looking at the Installed On category.
- Click on Uninstall.
- Click on Yes
- Restart your PC and see if it works now.
Run The System Filecheker:
You can utilize this method after you will enter the safe mode. This system files checker checks for corrupt system files and fixes them. if the problem was coming because of this system checker then it will be resolved by these following steps.
- Press Windows + R key and type CMD
- Press the ctrl + shift + enter key to run the command prompt as an administrator.
- Now, run all the commands in the below sequential orders.
- DISM.exe /Online/Cleanup-image/ Check Health
- DISM.exe /Online/Cleanup-image/ Scan Health
- DISM.exe/Online/Cleanup-image/ Restore Health
- Sfc / Scan now
- Wait for the scan to completely restart the system and see if your issue has been resolved.
Delete The Software Distribution Folder:
The software distribution folder contains the temporary files which are essential during the Window Update Installation process. So the corruption of even a single file creates the booting issue which is the main cause of displaying undoing changes so you need to rename the file or permanently delete the file to resolve the issue.
If you are not comfortable with deleting the whole folder then you just need to rename it so it will force the window to recreate a new folder instead of the corrupted file. Here are the steps through which you can rename the software distribution folder in windows.
- Press Window + R key and type CMD.
- Press CTRL + Shift + Enter key to open CMD as administrator.
- Upon UAC (User Account Control) click on the Yes option.
Meanwhile, if you are comfortable deleting the software distribution folder then scroll to C:/Windows/SoftwareDistribution and delete all of its content but make sure to proceed it after entering the command of Net Stop Wuauserv and Net Stop Bits. And after stopping it on the point don’t forget to run it like Net Start Wuauserv and Net Start Bits afterward.
After doing this process go ahead and restart your processing system again to check if the problem is resolved or persists.
In-Built Window Update Troubleshooter:
Microsoft Windows has the capability of an inbuilt troubleshooter to fix the update problems. Meanwhile, after entering the safe mode you can run the troubleshooter in the following steps.
- Press the Window + I key to open the app settings.
- Click on Update and Security.
- From the left sidebar select the Trouble Shoot options.
- On the right side view and click on the Additional Troubleshooter.
- Then go ahead and choose the Window Update option and click on Run the Troubleshooter.
- Go through the Troubleshooter fixes and close the Troubleshooter bar.
After doing these steps turn off your system and again start it and check whether the problem is resolved by this step or not.
Block Window Automatic Update:
Unfortunately, there is no direct way to stop the automatic update of the window because it is mandatory that you have to update it sooner or later. So in this case we can temporarily block the window update with some tricks. For this, you have to follow the below-mentioned steps.
- Tap on the window settings icon
- There will be an option for network and internet, double-click on this option.
- In the right bar, there will be a status option > change the connection properties shown on the page.
- Search for the metered connection option and toggle it to the right to enable a metered connection.
- This will block the automatic updating of software for some time and after fixing your issue and when the
- Microsoft releases its bug-free update disable the toggle and get the latest window update.
Restore The Computer:
There is an inbuilt Microsoft window feature to restore the system to fix multiple issues same in android smartphones. But the thing is this option will return your system back to the initial point where it was working without any error. Most probably, your issue will be easily resolved in this step. For this option, you have to follow the below-listed steps.
- Press the Window + R key and type the command of Control to open the control panel of the system.
- On the top left side of the window switch the View by field into the Large icons option to view it clearly in magnified order.
- Click on Recovery
- Scroll down to the Open System Restore option.
- Click on Next and select the earlier restore point where your PC was giving excellent workspace to you.
If for another reason you are unable to boot in the safe mode, then firstly enter the Advance Startup screen and navigate to the Advanced Options > Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > System restore. Their screen will show you certain options you need to observe and click directly on the Restore point.
Reset Your Computer:
If all of the above detailed listed options become useless for you then move towards the last resort for fixing your problem and that is directly to Reset your whole system. This option will Reset your computer to factory settings. Follow these steps and complete this option.
Enter into the Advanced Startup Screen.
- Click on the Troubleshoot option.
- Here you will be given the Rest of your computer option
- Choose the remove everything options as well before proceeding ahead.
- Wait for the whole rest process and also wait for the coming options on your screen
- On the final clean screen, you will be provided with a Fully clean drive option. You have to select it on the last.
- Then click on the Reset button.
- Wait for the whole reset process it will take almost 30 minutes to complete.
- With this option, you will be given a totally blank as a newly purchased computer. You have to reinstall all the previously installed applications because this option will wipe out all your files and folders from the system drive.
These are some of the commonly used methods to fix the undoing changes issue in the computer. Most probably you will fix the error by using these methods but in case if you fail to clear the hurdle then you can directly call the Microsoft forum and register your complaint so they will check it out and clear the problem and make your device safe from any other issue in the future.