How to manually reset Windows Update component to default in Windows 10

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How to manually reset Windows Update component to default in Windows 10
How to manually reset Windows Update component to default in Windows 10
If you want to know how to manually reset each Windows Update component individually to default in Windows 10/8/7, then this guide is what you are looking for.

Here is the summary of all the steps you need to take to reset Windows Update Components to defaults in Windows 10:

1] Stop Windows Update Services

2] Delete the qmgr*.dat files

3] Flush the SoftwareDistribution and catroot2 folders

4] Reset the BITS service and the Windows Update service to the default security descriptor

5] Re-register the BITS files and the Windows Update related DLL files

6] Delete incorrect Registry values

7] Reset Winsock

8] Restart Windows Update Services

Read more on https://www.thewindowsclub.com/manually-reset-windows-update-components

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