Your PC has a driver or service that isn’t ready for this version of windows 10

If you’re running the Windows Insider build runs for example the slow of fast lane then you might be used to this error. However sometimes normal computer users which are not running the inside build also receive this message and do not know how to fix it. In this article we will help you to resolve the “Your PC has a driver or service that isn’t ready for this version of windows 10” error. The steps in this article should work for Windows 10 normal users and Insider users.

Your PC has a driver or service that isn't ready for this version of windows 10  Your PC has a driver or service that isn't ready for this version of windows 10 Your PC has a driver or service that isn't ready for this version of windows 10
Your PC has a driver or service that isn’t ready for this version of windows 10

Find the Service that is blocking the upgrade / update.

Microsoft has recently released a batch script which automatically detects programs that cause problems with the Windows Upgrade Process. In this step we will show you how.

Download the script from the following website and run the .bat file.

After the file has been executed you will see a couple or perhaps just one of message(s) containing the program / service that is causing it. We recommend you first try to update that program, however if that fails then we suggest you remove it from your system.

Make sure to remove all folders as well. So do a search on your C drive and delete all mentions. However be careful of services from Microsoft if you see them. Don’t go deleting those, we suggest you ask here first and we will advise you what to do.

Clean boot

Our second suggestion is to do a clean boot. This generally solves a lot of issues regarding updates.


After some time, the amount of programs and services on your computer will reach a high number, and this does not matter in most cases, however there can be one program between them which are causing the Windows update issues, therefore we going to try to do a clean boot.

  1. Press the Windows + R keys at the same time on your keyboard, a Run Window will appear, then type “msconfig” and hit enter
    or open start and type msconfig and then click on msconfig
     
Run: MSConfig Your PC has a driver or service that isn't ready for this version of windows 10 Your PC has a driver or service that isn't ready for this version of windows 10
Run: MSConfig

Then choose Selective Startup Then make sure only Load System Servicesis checked.

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Clean boot 1 – 2

Now click on the Services tab Check the box: “Hide all Microsoft Services” Click the button: “Disable All” Click on OK and reboot your system when prompted.

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Clean boot 4-7

Try to apply the Windows Updates again, if it now works then install them all. After you finished this make sure to repeat step 1 above and then choose Normal Startup.



We hope this article helped you solve this problem. If you still have problems then feel free to ask for help in the comments below.

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Yuri Pustjens
Yuri Pustjens
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.
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