UK countrywide newspaper The Express reports “massive trouble with the running system this is preventing [users] from having access to the Microsoft Store or Windows Update” and a major reaction throughout Twitter and Reddit back this up.
Windows 10 users affected by this trouble are instructed through the working device:
“Error encountered. We’ll maintain to check every day for more recent updates. We couldn’t connect to the updated carrier. We’ll attempt once later, or you can check now. If it nevertheless doesn’t work, make sure that you‘re linked to the Internet.”
An assist engineer from Microsoft has additionally responded to customers on Reddit that “Microsoft is privy to this trouble and is investigating. We’ll offer more data because it becomes to be had.”
As for fixes, Softpedia has found a complicated workaround which includes changing the DNS settings of affected Windows 10 PCs to Google’s public DNS server but this is not going to be something the average user wants to attempt and Softpedia warns “this must simplest be a transient solution”.