How to fix *Something settings are hidden or managed by your organization.

“Some settings are managed by your organization.”

“*Something settings are hidden or managed by your organization.”

Windows 10 Settings - Windows Update - *Something settings are hidden or managed by your organization.
Windows 10 Settings – Windows Update – *Something settings are hidden or managed by your organization.
Windows 10 Settings – Windows Update – Some settings are managed by your organization.

If you have encountered these messages, try following methods to fix it:

1 Use key combination Win + R to open then Run window

Microsoft Windows - Run window
Microsoft Windows – Run window

2 Type cmd.exe then hit Enterkey

Microsoft Windows - Run window - cmd.exe
Microsoft Windows – Run window – cmd.exe
Microsoft Windows - Command Prompt Window (cmd.exe)
Microsoft Windows – Command Prompt Window (cmd.exe)

3 Type or copy and paste following command to the command prompt window and hit Enter Key to run the command. (NOTE: If failed due to permission issue, Instead of Step 2, Use key combination Win + X, then Click on Command Prompt (Admin) or Windows Powershell (Admin), then continue from step 3)

reg delete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU /f

If on 64bit system or if you are not sure it’s 32bit or 64bit system, run following command as well.

reg delete HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU /f

4 Restart the computer.

6 Open Windows Update

5 Try Windows Update again, it should start to download updates now if there is any.

Windows 10 Update 1903 Blocked by Intel Rapid Storage (Intel RST) Drivers

“Intel Rapid Storage Technology (Intel RST): The inbox storage driver iastora.sys doesn’t work on these systems and causes stability problems on Windows. Check with your software/driver provider for an updated version that runs on this version of Windows”

Windows 10 Update 1903, What need your attention
The following this need your attention to continue the installation and keep your Windows settings, personal files, and apps.
Windows 10 Update 1903, What need your attention
The following this need your attention to continue the installation and keep your Windows settings, personal files, and apps.

If you have encountered this error, try to update Intel RST drivers to latest version.

Microsoft recommends driver version 15.9.6.1044, while currently latest version is 17.5.1.1021. Keep in mind that OEM drivers might include modification which is missing from official Intel drivers.

Note: If after the driver update, the same error still persists, try the following method.

1 Find iaStorA.sys or iastora.sys under C:\Windows\System32\drivers

Path for iastora.sys
Path for iastora.sys

2 Rename to iaStorA.sys_A or iastora.sys_A

3 Close the Error window (Refresh button does not work)

4 Try open Windows update and try again

You should be able to update the system successfully now!