Microsoft recently released the Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 on Windows 10 21H2, 21H1, and 20H2 editions. This update addresses security issues of the Windows operating system and includes solutions to various Azure problems, memory leaks, BitLocker encryption, and more. But we have noticed that some users have failed to install the latest update on the system and are worried about it.

If you are having trouble installing the latest Updates KB5014699 and KB5014692 on your Windows 10, you should follow this article. This frustrating issue can have different causes, but it is not difficult to deal with the same. Here, we have listed some quick fixes to solve your issue effectively. Then let’s have a look. 

Fix 1: Run Update Troubleshooter

The first attempt to resolve the Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 not installing on Windows 10 is to run the Windows Update troubleshooter tool. To do so,

  • Firstly, open the Settings menu and click on the Update & Security option.
  • On the new screen, click the Troubleshooter option and choose the Additional troubleshooters link from the right side of the screen.
  • Then scroll down, choose the Windows Update and click on the Run the troubleshooter button beside the same.
  • Once done, restart the system and see if you can install the latest update now or not.

Fix 2: Run Update Assistant

In some cases, installing the Windows 10 Update Assistant tool will allow you to install the Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 on your Windows 10 PC. To do so, 

  • Firstly, go to the Windows 10 Update Assistant official page using your web browser.Windows 10 Update Assistant
  • On the new window, click on the Update now button under the Update Assistant and complete the installation process.
  • Once done, restart the system and see if you can install the latest update now or not.

Fix 3: Use Microsoft Update Catalog

Another possible solution to install the Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 on your Windows 10 is downloading them from the Microsoft Update Catalog page. To do so, 

  • Firstly, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog official webpage using your browser. Microsoft Update Catalog
  • Inside the new screen, type Update “KB5014699/ KB5014692” in the search box and press the OK button.
  • On the following screen, choose the files compatible with the version of your operating system and download them. 
  • Once done, install the downloaded file, and the issue will resolve for you. 

Fix 4: Install Windows 10 Media Creation Tool

If you are unable to install the Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 on your Windows 10, then you should install the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool as soon as possible. To do so,  

  • Firstly, go to the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool official webpage using your browser.Windows 10 media creation tool
  • Inside the new screen, select the Create Windows 10 Installation Media, click on the Download tool now button and complete the process.
  • Once done, restart the system and see if you can install the latest update now or not.

Fix 5: Disconnect External Hardware

At times, external devices connected to your system might interfere with your system’s smooth operation and keep you from installing Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 on your Windows 10. This time you need to disconnect all external devices, including USB drives and other hardware from your PC. After that, restart the machine to see if you can install the latest update right away.

Fix 6: Reset Windows Update Component

As per some experts’ suggestions, resetting all Windows Update Components will help you escape from the Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 not installing on Windows 10 issue. Try the same trick in your case and see if it helps you. To do so, 

  • Firstly, type ‘cmd’ in your Deskbar search box and open the Command Prompt screen from the result. cmd
  • Inside the screen, type or paste the following commands one by one and press Enter button,

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 all the commands executed, close the screen and see you can install the latest update now or not.

Fix 7: Free Up Drive Space

If Updates KB5014699 and KB5014692 failed to install on your Windows 10 computer, make sure you have enough space on your computer to install new updates. If not, you’ll need to eliminate a few unnecessary files or applications to create storage space for installing the latest update.

These are all about the Update KB5014699 and KB5014692 not installing on Windows 10 issue and its fixes. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this article, you can leave a comment in the comment box below.