Microsoft has been designed to automatically establish the entire system update process in the background without affecting our work like users. Sometimes Windows Update does not work in an ideal way since, on occasions, we have seen how it crashes when trying to install a particular update. Alongside old versions of Windows, this error also occurs in the latest Windows 11. Sometimes with Windows 11 updates, we can get the error “We couldn’t connect to the update service”. In addition, we face the “Error Encountered” issue.
Windows 11 Update Not Working
Windows 11 updates aim to improve our Operating System, but sometimes they come out with specific bugs that have not been polished with too much efficiency and users end up suffering from it. That is why having a manual on hand with different possibilities to solve these problems is good. So, we will see how to fix this problem with Windows Update.
How to Fix Windows 11 Update Error Encountered Issue
Method 1: Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter
This tool has been included since Windows 7 and gives us the possibility of using this utility to correct various problems that may be present in the system.
To access it, launch the Settings app (press Win+I), and click on the System tab> select the Troubleshooting option.
Choose “Other troubleshooter”, locate the “Windows Update” option and then click on the “Run” button.
In case of finding errors, the tool will correct them automatically without our intervention.
This tool is valuable as a first choice when looking for errors.
Method 2: Automate Windows Update Services Through Command Prompt
To fix Windows 11 Update Error Encountered problem, execute some commands and then automate the service using Command Prompt.
Open Command Prompt (Run as administrator)
Now execute the following commands and then hit Enter after one.
sc config wuauserv start=auto sc config cryptSvc start=auto sc config bits start=auto sc config trustedinstaller start=auto
Now, reboot your PC and check if Windows 11 can install updates for the system.