How to Clear Windows Update Cache in Windows 10?

Sometimes we need to Clear Windows Update Cache ( cannot find available updates,stuck “searching for updates” and etc.)  To do that follow steps below:

1.Stop Windows Update (wuauserv) service

Press Win+R. Type services.msc and hit Enter. Find Windows Update (wuauserv) and double click it. Click Stop.


2.Delete Update cache

Go to the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download folder and Press CTRL+A. Press Delete to remove all files and folders. Press Continue.


3.Start Windows Update (wuauserv) service