AndroidTechNews.Com – A bug in Windows 10 has been
blocking users from upgrading to the May 2019 Update (versions
1903). The bug affects the PCs that have either a USB
storage device or SD card connected when checking for updates
or during the installation.
This issue can be fixed quickly by removing the SD card or
other USB storage before checking for the upgrade as usual via
Windows Update. Microsoft has said it expects to fix the
problem in a future cumulative update for Windows 10 version
1903 and it looks like the bug was partially resolved on June
On June 11, Microsoft quietly updated its support document to
announce that the bug has been fixed temporary, but the upgrade
block remains in place. It looks like the fresh fixes were
Windows 10 Build 18362.175 which was also released on
Tuesday when Microsoft update the doc.
While the USB storage devices bug has been partially fixed, the
upgrade block is still in place for the time being. In other
words, Microsoft is still asking Windows 10 users to remove all
external media (USB devices and SD cards) and then check for
updates or begin the installation.
The update should proceed normally if you remove the storage
devices, the software giant says. If you forget to remove the
affected USB or SD device, you won’t see the update on Windows
Update page. On the other hand, Update Assistant will display a
cryptic error message that basically says the PC can’t be
upgraded to Windows 10.
Unfortunately, the error message you’ll see isn’t extremely
helpful as the Update Assistant tool fails to detail the
You’ll see the following error message:
“Your PC has hardware that isn’t ready for this version of
Windows 10. No action is needed.”
Microsoft says it is working on a resolution and another
updated will be posted in future when the bug is completely