SOLVED! Windows 10, Version 1809 amd64 2019-03

Every now and then, Microsoft releases new feature updates for its Windows operating system to overhaul the features. Usually, Windows users don’t need to do much to download and install the latest feature updates for their OS. That being said, reports of update issues still pop up on occasion and many share the same topic: Feature Update to Windows 10, Version 1809 amd64 2019-03. In the case that you a hard time getting the same update to work on your PC, this article is exactly what you need. 


One sign that suggests that the Feature Update to Windows 10, Version 1809 has failed is your computer getting stuck on the Windows logo or the system freezing during installation. In such a scenario, you lose control of your PC and can only regain access by performing a force shutdown and restarting your computer.

Another indication that the Feature Update has failed is if the computer reboots during the update and reverts to the previous Windows Version. After restoring the previous version, the computer automatically starts downloading and installing the Feature Update to Windows 10, Version 1809 but fails again or gives the error message 0x800F081F. The issue may be software-related and occur due to corrupt files on your computer or if you are not using the latest Service Stack Update.


Windows Update Troubleshooter

Your computer needs regular updates to keep it running securely and efficiently. Still, if you come across update issues that involve Windows 10, Version 1809 amd64 2019-03, it’s a good idea to run Windows Update Troubleshooter.

  • Step 1: Use the shortcut keys Windows + S to open the search bar.
  • Step 2: Type Settings and hit Enter to open Settings.
  • Step 3: Navigate to Update and Security > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters > Windows Update > Run the troubleshooter
  • Step 4: Allow the Windows troubleshooter to run all the way till the end.
  • Step 5: Navigate to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update > Check for updates. Wait for Windows to update then see how things turn out. 

Delete Software Distribution Folder 

After downloading updates, Windows stores them in the SoftwareDistribution folder. The deletion of the SoftwareDistribution folder can get rid of corrupt files causing “Windows 10, Version 1809 amd 64 2019-03”. 

  • Step 1: Use the shortcut keys Windows + R to launch the Run app.
  • Step 2: Enter services.msc and hit Enter to open Services
  • Step 3: Locate Windows Update, right-click it and select Stop.
  • Step 4: Exit Services then navigate to Windows Explorer > C:\Windows > SoftwareDistribution > Delete 
  • Step 5: Restart your PC.
  • Step 6: Navigate to Start >Settings > Update and Security > Check for updates
  • Step 7: Watch as Windows download and install the update one more time.

Download And Install Latest SSU (Servicing Stack Update)

Windows Update Assistant

When the Windows 10, Version 1809 amd64 2019-03 update acts up, you should consider giving Windows Update Assistant a go. 

  • Step 1: Download and install the latest SSU then delete the folder “SoftwareDistribution” 
  • Step 2: Visit Windows 10 download site and select the “Update now” option.
  • Step 3: Run the downloaded file and Install Windows 10 on your PC.
  • Step 4: Wait for the installation and reboot process to finish.
  • Step 5: Run Winver command to confirm you’re currently using Windows 10, Version 1809.
  • Step 6: Navigate to Settings > Update and Security > Windows Updates > Check for Updates to confirm that the Update Assistant installed all the essential updates.
  • Step 7: Install any updates that Windows Update Assistant may have failed to install.

System File Checker (SFC) And Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM)

  • Step 1: Use the shortcut keys Windows + S to open the search bar.
  • Step 2: Enter CMD, and Run the Command Prompt As Administrator.
  • Step 3: Enter the command: Dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /Restorehealth
  • Step 4: Enter the command: SFC /SCANNOW
  • Step 5: Restart your PC then update Windows again.

How Long Does It Take To Download Windows Updates?

How long it takes a PC to download updates may vary due to several factors, such as the update’s size, connection speed, and network settings.

Is It Possible To Remove Installed Updates?

To remove an installed update, navigate to Settings > Updates and Security > Windows Update > Advanced Options > View Update History > Uninstall updates, choose and uninstall the update you want to remove.


  • Keep an eye out for Windows updates
  • Ensure that you don’t have unfinished business before initiating an update.
  • Backup data once in a while as a precaution.

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