With Windows 10 April 2018 update a lot of issues popped up for a number of Windows 10 users like black screen and infinite boot loop. While Microsoft did fix it with subsequent updates for Windows 10 but there are still reports that users are experiencing the Windows 10 infinite boot loop and here will discuss how to fix the Windows 10 infinite boot loop issue.
According to a number of Windows 10 users, following cumulative update KB4284835 their system has gone into an infinite boot loop even though if the update is successfully installed.
The OS just simply downloads the update again and demands a restart to install and it happens over and over again for cumulative update KB4284835.
Windows 10 Infinite Boot Loop
Microsoft has acknowledged that the issue still persists with a number of Windows 10 users and are currently looking into it. Many of the OS users have resolved the Windows 10 infinite Boot loop by rebooting the Windows Update service.
However, this workaround isn’t guaranteed to work and if it doesn’t work for you then try the following solution explaining step-by-step how to fix the infinite Boot loop issue in Windows 10 following cumulative update KB4284835.
Infinite Boot Loop Fix
To fix the infinite Boot loop issue in Windows 10 first you need to be logged in with an administrator account as the standard account doesn’t has the privilege to make certain changes to the OS.
Now open up the command prompt by pressing the start button and type “CMD” and right-click on Command Prompt and click on “Run as administrator”.
Once the command prompt opens, use the following commands but you have to use them one by one. You might have to wait a few seconds for some of the commands.
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
Ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver
Restarting the system isn’t required just make sure each of the commands runs its course. However, just to be sure, once the commands have done their task just manually restart your system.
After restarting your system, go to Windows Update and see if the cumulative update KB4284835 is available or not. If it is, then download it and install the update.
After that, see if the update is available or not and if it isn’t then your Windows 10 Infinite Boot Loop issue is fixed.
If this doesn’t fix the infinite loop issue then you will have to wait till Microsoft officially rolls out a fix for infinite boot loop. Until then we will keep updating this thread with new fixes so that you can resolve the infinite boot loop issue.
Are you experiencing the infinite boot loop following the cumulative update KB4284835? Did this workaround fix the issue for you? Let us know in the comments.