Microsoft recently rolled out the Update KB5011493 for Windows 11, the latest operating system. This recent update includes several fixes and improvements from the previous optional Cumulative update. For example, this latest update includes a new tool added to the taskbar to share content from other apps with Microsoft teams while users are on video conferencing. But something prevented some users from installing the Update KB5011493 on their system.

Anyway, we have done a proper study on this particular issue and found some solutions for it. If you are also in trouble installing the Update KB5011493 on your Windows 11, you can follow this article to get all possible solutions to the same. So let’s see below to make the update easier to install.

Fix 1: Run Update Troubleshooter:

As the first attempt to install the Update KB5011493 on your Windows 11, you need to run the built-in tool Update Troubleshooter as soon as possible. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open the Start menu and select the Settings app from the list of menus.
  • Then choose the System from the left side and click on the Troubleshooter option.
  • And select the Other troubleshooters option and click on the Run button near to Windows Update option.
  • Finally, restart the system and install the pending update.

Fix 2: Install Windows 11 Installation Assistant:

Installing the Windows 11 Installation Assistant on your system is an effective solution to install the Update KB5011493 on your system. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open your browser and go to Microsoft Windows 11 Installation Assistant page.Windows 11 Installation Assistant
  • Then under the Windows 11 Installation Assistant, click on the Download now button.
  • After that, install it on your system and try again to install the pending update.

Fix 3: Install Windows 11 Media Creation Tool:

If the above solution does not help you, you need to install Windows 11 Media Creation Tool as well to get rid of the Update KB5011493 not installing on Windows 11 issue. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open your browser and move to the Microsoft Windows 11 Media Creation Tool page.Windows 11 Media Creation Tool
  • Then under the Windows 11 Media Creation tool option, click on the Download now button.
  • After that, install it on your system and install the pending update on your system.

Fix 4: Run SFC Scan:

Another solution to tackle the Update KB5011493 not installing on Windows 11 issue is running the SFC (System File Checker) tool to detect and repair corrupted system files. To do so, 

  • Firstly, type cmd in your search box and open the Command Prompt screen as Administrator from the search result. 
  • Then in the black screen, copy then paste or type the following command and the press Enter key,

Sfc /scannowsfc/ scannow

  • Once you executed the command, type the following command and press Enter to restore damaged files,

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

  • Finally, restart the system and try to install the pending update.

Fix 5: Reset Windows Update Service:

The Windows Update service is crucial for installing new updates on your system. If the service is accidentally disabled, you will not be able to install any updates on the system. In this case, you need to restart Windows Update Services to get rid of the Update KB5011493 not installed on the Windows 11 issue. To do so, 

  • Firstly, type services on your search box and open the Services window from the search result.
  • Then scroll down and locate Windows Update Service, right-click over it and select the Properties option.
  • Inside the newly opened screen, set Startup type as Automatic and Service status as Running. And click on the Restart the service option to continue.Services
  • Finally, restart the system and install the pending update.

Note: Follow the same steps above to reset the Background Intelligent Transfer service as well. This service is also essential for installing new updates.

Fix 6: Reset Windows Update Components:

In most cases, simply resetting the Windows Update Components might help you to install the new Update KB5011493 on your Windows 11 without any trouble. To do so, 

  • Firstly, type cmd in your search box and open the Command Prompt screen as Administrator from the search result. 
  • Then in the black screen, copy then paste or type the following commands and the press Enter key,

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

l 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

  • Once executed all the above commands, restart the system and install the latest update.

These are all the top fixes for the Update KB5011493 not installing on Windows 11 issue. However, if you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, then please leave a comment in the below-given comment box.