Fix Update KB5029351 Not Installing/Downloading On Windows 11

Fix Update KB5029351 Not Installing/Downloading On Windows 11

Welcome to Techsore! In this article, I'll tell you the steps to resolve the issue when you're unable to install Windows Update KB5029351 on your Windows 11 computer. Follow these instructions to fix the problem and ensure your system stays up-to-date.

Step 1: Run Update Troubleshooter

  1. Open the Start menu and click on "Settings."
  2. Select "System" and then scroll down to "Troubleshoot."
  3. Click on "Other troubleshooters."
  4. Locate "Windows Update" and click "Run."
  5. After the troubleshooter completes, restart your computer and attempt the update again.

Step 2: Restart Windows Update and Background Intelligent Transfer Service

  1. Type "services" in the Windows search box and click on "Services."
  2. Find "Windows Update" in the list, double-click it, and set "Startup type" to "Automatic."
  3. Click "Start" if highlighted and then "OK."
  4. Click "Restart the service."
  5. Repeat the process for "Background Intelligent Transfer Service."

Step 3: Use Windows 11 Installation Assistant

  1. If the issue persists, download the Windows 11 Installation Assistant from the Microsoft website.
  2. Run the downloaded file and follow the instructions to update your Windows 11 version.
  3. Restart your computer and check for updates again.

Step 4: Use Microsoft Update Catalog

  1. Open the Microsoft Update Catalog in your browser.
  2. Search for "KB5029351" and locate the appropriate update for your system architecture (e.g., x64).
  3. Download the update and run the installer.
  4. Restart your computer after the update installation.

Step 5: Reset Windows Update Components

  1. Copy the provided commands and paste them into Notepad.
  2. Save the file on your desktop as "wufix.bat".
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.dll 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 Sfc /ScanNow net start bits net start wuauserv net start msiserver net start cryptsvc net start appidsvc

  1. Right-click on the saved file and choose "Run as administrator."
  2. Allow the commands to run and complete the process.
  3. Restart your computer and attempt the update again.

Step 6: Use Media Creation Tool

  1. As a last resort, you can use the Media Creation Tool to update Windows 11.
  2. Download and run the tool, then select "Accept."
  3. Choose "Windows 11" and follow the prompts to create an ISO file.
  4. Run the setup from the ISO file and choose to install Windows 11 while keeping personal files and apps.
  5. After the installation is complete, log in to your computer.

By following these steps, you should be able to resolve the issue preventing you from installing Windows Update KB5029351 on your Windows 11 computer.

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