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Some updates were canceled message when running Windows Update

Some Windows users when downloading Windows Updates for their Windows 10 Insider Builds, reported that after the downloading of the updates started, they received the following message – Some updates were canceled, We’ll keep trying in case new updates become available.

Some updates were canceled

Well, Microsoft is aware of this issue and is working on releasing a fix; but till such a time as it is released, you may want to try this workaround that they have posted.

Run regedit to open the Registry Editor, and navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RequestedAppCategories\8b24b027-1dee-babb-9a95-3517dfb9c552

If you see it, select the key, right-click on it and then select Delete to delete this registry key.

Restart your computer and then run Windows Updates and see if you are able to download and install them successfully.