Microsoft released 2024 First Tuesday patch update KB5034123/ KB5033920 for Windows 11 22H2 and 23H2 versions. These updates bring new features and security improvements for Windows 11 systems. But few users are unable to install these updates and they are worried about it.
If you are struggling with the same issue and looking for solutions, you can rely on this article. Here we have listed some solutions that will help you install KB5034123/ KB5033920 on your Windows 11 without any hassle. Then let’s have a look.
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Fix 1: Restart the System
If you are unable to install Update KB5034123/ KB5033920 on your Windows 11, then you should restart the system as a first hand solution. While doing so, most of the technical glitches will get removed from the system and you can install the latest updates smoothly.
Fix 2: Run SFC Scan
If the issue is with the system files, then you should run the System File Checker and retry to install the pending updates. To do so,
- Open Command Prompt screen, (type “cmd” in search box), then launch the screen with admin privilege.
- Inside the new screen, type the command Sfc /scannow and wait for a few minutes to complete the process.
- Then type these commands to restore early repaired system files,
Cleanup-Image / CheckHealth / DISM / Online Cleanup-Image / ScanHealth / DISM /Online Cleanup-Image/RestoreHealth under DISM Online
- After the process, you can begin the update installation process.
Fix 3: Run Update Troubleshooter
The Windows system has a built-in update troubleshooter to resolve issues related to the update process. You can run the troubleshooter and resolve your issues. To do so,
- Open Start menu, go to Settings menu and choose the System.
- Then click on the Troubleshooter, click on Other troubleshooter and click on Run button beside Windows Update and start updating your system to the latest version.
Fix 4: Install Windows 11 Installation Assistant
The Windows Installation Assistant is critical for installing the latest updates. If something goes wrong with the installation assistant, you will struggle to install the latest updates. At this point you can reinstall it and start the update process.
Note: Before moving to the installation process, uninstall the currently installed Installation Assistant from your system completely.
- Open Windows 11 Installation Assistant page, go to Installation Assistant and click on the Download now button.
- Then install the early downloaded file on your system and install the latest updates.
Fix 5: Install Windows 11 Media Creation
You can also uninstall the currently installed media creation tool and reinstall its latest version to resolve Update KB5034123/ KB5033920 not installing issue. To do so,
- Open Windows 11 Media Creation tool page, go to the Media Creation section, click on the Download now button and install the file on your system.
- Once done, you can retry to install the latest update without any troubles.
Fix 6: Reset Windows Update Component
Sometimes problems can be with Windows Update components. This time you can reset those components and reinstall Update KB5034123/ KB5033920 on Windows 11.
- Open Command Prompt, (type “cmd” in the desktop search box), launch it with administrative privilege.
- On the new screen, type the below given commands to reset Windows Update Components.
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
- Finally, restart your Windows system and retry to install the latest updates.
Fix 7: Use Microsoft Update Catalog
As a last but not the least solution to resolve the Update KB5034123/ KB5033920 not installing on Windows 11 is to install the update manually from Microsoft Update Catalog. To do so,
- Open Microsoft Update Catalog page, in the given search box, type the update “KB5034123″ or “KB5033920” and press Ok.
- Then you will be directed to a new screen, from there choose suitable file and install it on your Windows system.
At the end of this guide, we hope the information helped you to install Update KB5034123/ KB5033920 on Windows 11 without any difficulty. Along with these you must ensure that you have a stable internet connection to install the updates successfully.