Microsoft Windows 10 operating system has received another Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 in their 20H2, 21H1, 21H2 and 22H2 versions. But few users complain that they are unable to install the same updates on their system despite multiple attempts.
The Update KB5022834 is unavoidable as it brings many security fixes and improvements. The update also brings a few changes to the system settings to improve the operating experience for users.
If you are also having trouble installing the same update then you are at the right place. Here we have listed a few solutions which will help you to troubleshoot Windows Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 installation issues on Windows 10. Have a look
Fix 1: Restart the System
The first attempt to fix Windows Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 not installing in Windows 10 is to restart the system. This process will help eliminate minor glitches in the system and prepare the system to run smoothly.
Fix 2: Run Update Troubleshooter
Another solution you can try is to run the Windows Update troubleshooter. To do so,
- Open Settings menu->choose the Update & Security->Troubleshooter->click on Additional Troubleshooter from the right side-> Windows Update and click on Run the Troubleshooter tab.
- Once done, restart the system, and you will be able to install the latest update.
Fix 3: Install Update Assistant
Sometimes installing Windows 10 Update Assistant will help you to install Windows Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 on your system. To do so,
- Open Windows 10 Update Assistant-> go to the Update Assistant section and click on the Update now.
- Once the process gets completed, retry to install the latest update.
Fix 4: Install Media Creation
If the above fix does not help, you then you can install Windows 10 Media Creation tool. To do so,
- Open Windows 10 Media Creation web page-> go to Create Windows 10 Installation Media-> click on the Download tool now button.
- Once the process gets completed, retry to install the problematic update.
Fix 5: Reset Windows Update Component
In some cases, resetting the Reset Windows Update Component will enable the system to install the Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 smoothly. To do so,
- Open the Command Prompt box by typing cmd in your desktop search box and open with admin access.
- Then you should type the below-given commands and press Enter,
SC config trustedinstaller start=auto
net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
net stop msiserver
net stop cryptsvc
net stop appidsvc
Ren %Systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Ren %Systemroot%\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old
regsvr32.exe /s atl.dll
regsvr32.exe /s urlmon.dl
regsvr32.exe /s mshtml.dll
netsh winsock reset
netsh winsock reset proxy
rundll32.exe pnpclean.dll,RunDLL_PnpClean /DRIVERS /MAXCLEAN
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /ScanHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /CheckHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /RestoreHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /StartComponentCleanup
net start bits
net start wuauserv
net start msiserver
net start cryptsvc
net start appidsvc
- Once done, restart the system and check you can install the latest update.
Fix 6: Delete SoftwareDistribution Folder Files
If you are having trouble installing the Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 on your system, then you need to delete the SoftwareDistribution folder from your system. To do so,
- Open the Services window by typing “services” in the search box and choose the top result.
- Then choose Windows Update from the list. Right-click on it and choose Stop from the sub-menu.
- Now open Windows Explorer-> select C:\Windows-> SoftwareDistribution and delete all the files from the folder.
- Once done, you can try again to install the latest update smoothly.
Fix 7: Disable Antivirus
If you are unable to install Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 on your system, then you should temporarily disable your antivirus program and retry to install the latest update. Sometimes third-party antivirus tools unnecessarily interfere with system performance and lead to similar problems.
Fix 8: Use Microsoft Update Catalog
If all other options failed in your case, then you should manually install the Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 on your Windows 10 using Microsoft Update Catalog. To do so,
- Open the Microsoft Update Catalog page-> type Update KB5022834 or KB5022840 in the search box and download the suitable file from the next screen.
- Once done, install the download file on your system and see the issue resolved for you.
These are the quick solutions you can try to troubleshoot if you fail to install Update KB5022834 and KB5022840 on Windows 10. Also, you need to check your internet connection to make sure it is working properly without interruptions.