Once you're fairly certain that your issue is directly related to the installation of one or more Windows updates, the second thing to do is decide which set of troubleshooting steps to follow, either To summarize, read the section immediately below this paragraph first and then scroll down and follow the correct set of troubleshooting steps for your problem, determined by how much access to Windows you have right now. Don't scroll down past this section because you're beyond sure that these Microsoft updates crashed or broke your computer somehow. We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions.In case you are not familiar with it, WSUS is Microsoft's free patch management tool. If you don't know the difference then you don't do Windows support.OK, here's the main difference: In addition to OS patches, Microsoft Update takes care of your MS Applications like Office, SQL Server and Exchange. WSUS has a good monitoring and reporting feature that allows me to see at a glance which machines are struggling with the stuff Microsoft is trying to send to it.I wouldn't normally explain to use a troubleshooting guide, but since you have the great fortune of a theory about the cause of your problem, the help I provide below is structured a bit differently than other tutorials I've created where you work through some other problem with a completely unknown cause. Even if you're 100% certain that an update from Microsoft caused the problem you're having, do me a favor and read it anyway.
Unfortunately, sometimes one or more of those patches will cause a problem, ranging from serious ones like error messages preventing Windows from starting to less serious ones like video or audio problems.This text file contains detailed output from the Windows Update client, including notifications for each attempt to find, download, and install updates.You can also use the Windows file to verify that the client is attempting to access the correct update server.Search for any error messages in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for more troubleshooting information. If you are using WSUS, verify that the client can connect to the WSUS server. If you are prompted to download the file, this means that the client can reach the WSUS server and it is not a connectivity issue. If you are not prompted to download the file, you might have a name resolution or connectivity issue, or WSUS is not config¬ured correctly.Troubleshoot the problem further by identifying why the client cannot communicate with the WSUS server using HTTP. If you can reach the WSUS server, verify that the client is configured correctly.