Start Windows updating for hours

Windows updating for hours

(on a blue colored screen) and that is normal behavior. If it's not moving further with the update in a long time then you can remove the battery as a last option.

Now, whatever's off is something Microsoft should probably patch because it's happening in perfectly working order computers.

Now when you restart, before you start patching again go to Windows Update hangs when downloading or installing updates and run the update troubleshooter (under Windows 8 section).

Now its default issue is when it skips to preparing to install instead of downloading, I just stop it, run the troubleshooter I now have saved for easy access and voila, I can update without issue.