Windows 8 update stuck at 12%

Problem:
Windows 8 update stuck at 12%
Windows 8 update stuck at 12%. Frustrating since I’ve had to deal with the 13% error already. Any ideas? Thanks!

Solution:
Hello All,

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Update for Windows 8 (KB2771431) was released in December 2012, which fixed an issue that was causing both this update to stop responding at 12%, and also caused update KB2756872 to stop responding at 13% of Configuring Updates.

If you hid one of these updates or disabled Automatic Updates to prevent this issue, you can now enable or restore your updates and scan for new updates. Details on how to restore updates can be found here.

To scan for new updates:

Type Windows Update at the Start screen, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click Install optional updates.

Tap or click the link in the upper left corner that says Check for updates.

Hello All,

Update for Windows 8 (KB2771431) was released in December 2012, which fixed an issue that was causing both this update to stop responding at 12%, and also caused update KB2756872 to stop responding at 13% of Configuring Updates.

If you hid one of these updates or disabled Automatic Updates to prevent this issue, you can now enable or restore your updates and scan for new updates. Details on how to restore updates can be found here.

To scan for new updates:

Type Windows Update at the Start screen, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click Install optional updates.

Tap or click the link in the upper left corner that says Check for updates.

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