- Click the Start menu.
- Type and click ‘Run’ or in the search bar type: services.msc
- Press Enter.
- This will open the services window.
- Scroll down to the bottom of the list until you find Windows update.
- Right click this and select ‘Stop’.
- Wait a few moments and when available right click once more and select ‘Start’.
This may require you to do a couple times or you may have to reboot the PC in rare cases but for the most part this should start the windows updates.