Microsoft Updates suddenly stops at 50% downloading solution

This seems to mainly affect new installs of Windows and especially on XP randomly.

There are whole pages dedicated to the subject but none of them have a simple proper solution.

They and Microsoft say to use "Microsoft Fix It", the only problem is it requires .NET and many new installs of Windows don't have it by default.

The simple solution you asked for

Just reboot Windows and that is how I fixed it.


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