To remove the temporary files, stop the Windows Update service, delete the temporary update files, restart the Windows Update service, and then try to check for Windows updates again.

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I'm trying to upgrade my Windows 7 Ultimate to Windows 10.

Since I don't get my notification and don't see any updates on Windows Update I'm trying to force the upgrade. I also tried updating via the "Media Creation Tool" from Microsoft's website.

I read on reddit that you can go to the registry and add . It downloads everything, asks me what to save, then it says it wants to make sure I have enough space.

First thing we’re going to try is an usual practice when solving problems with Windows updates, and that is to delete software distribution folder, and reset the Windows Update service.

If you’re not sure how to do that, follow these instructions: Go to Windows Update section and click Check for updates.

If you have issues with downloading Windows updates you should be offered to download System Update Readiness Tool.

It downloads the 2605MB file, then it says "preparing for installation", then it gives the following error: I tried this: Windows 7 SP1 Not Able To Run Windows Update Error 80070002 It deleted my history and the download, so I checked for updates again, pressed "Get Started" and the problem happened again. Then it stops with an error that says something like: "couldn't make sure you have enough space on your PC", even though I have 180GB free on my only hard drive. Mine seems to get as far as rebooting into the installer, and around 13% done, 46% of the way into copying files, restarts and the goes into "restoring your previous OS".

This is with Windows 8.1 on a system with around 160Gb free space. Perhaps some driver or service that windows is trying to update isn't a base component, is demanded by the update, but not included in the update.

Would there be more detail in event viewer or a log for it?

If you receive Windows Update error 80070002 while checking for updates, you need to remove the temporary update files that Windows uses to identify updates for your computer.