Microsoft recently released Update KB5017389/KB5017271 on their Windows 11 22H2 as part of their regular maintenance routine. These updates enclose reliability improvements in .NET Framework 3.5 and 4.8.1 and address several issues, so it is effective to install them on your system. But a few users are complaining that they are not able to install these updates on their Windows 11 22 H2 and are worried about it.

If you are also suffering from the same issue, then don’t worry, you will get all the possible solutions from this article. Here we have tried to list some solutions to help you install the latest updates KB5017389/KB5017271 on your Windows 11 smoothly. Then let’s have a look.

Fix 1: Run the Update Troubleshooter

The first step to installing Update KB5017389/KB5017271 on your Windows 11 22 H2 version is running the update troubleshooter. To do so,

  • Open Start menu->Settings->System->Troubleshoot->Other troubleshooter->Windows Update->click on Run button.
  • Once done, you might be able to install the latest update smoothly.

Fix 2: Install Windows 11 Installation Assistant

If you are unable to install the Update KB5017389/KB5017271 on your Windows 11 22 H2, then install the Windows 11 installation media and try again. To do so,

  • Open Windows 11 Installation Assistant page->click on Download now button under Windows 11 Installation Assistant section.Windows 11 Installation Assistant
  • Install the file on your system and proceed with the update process again.

Fix 3: Install Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

Sometimes you should install Windows 11 Media Creation Tool to resolve the error when installing Update KB5017389/KB5017271 on Windows 11 22H2. To do so, 

  • Open Windows 11 Media Creation Tool->click on Download now button under Windows 11 Media Creation Tool section.Windows 10 Media Creation Tool
  • Install the file on your system and proceed with the update process again.

Fix 4: Reset Windows Update Service

At times, resetting the Windows Update Service will allow you to escape from the ‘can’t update Windows 11 KB5017389/KB5017271’ issue quickly. To do so, 

  • Open Services screen->select and right-click on Windows Update->Properties option. Services
  • Then set Startup type as Automatic and Service status as Running.
  • Once done, restart the system and try again to install the updates and see the result. 

Fix 5: Run SFC Scan

Sometimes simply running the System File Checker will help you to repair system files and allow you to install Update KB5017389/KB5017271 on your Windows 11 22H2 without any issue. To do so, 

  • Open Command Prompt window (type ‘cmd’ in search box)-> type, SFC /Scannow-> press Enter.
  • Then type the following commands to restore repaired files,

 DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

  • Finally, process with the update process again and see the result.

Fix 6: Reset Windows Update Component 

Another solution to install Update KB5017389/KB5017271 on your Windows 11 22H2 smoothly is resetting Windows Update Components. To do so, 

  • Open the Command Prompt window (type “cmd” in your system search box). 
  • Then type or paste the following command to reset Windows Update Components 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

 Sfc /ScanNow 

net start bits

 net start wuauserv

 net start msiserver

 net start cryptsvc

 net start appidsvc

  • Finally, continue with the Update process and see the result. 

Fix 7: Use Microsoft Update Catalog

You can download the problematic updates KB5017389/KB5017271 from the Microsoft Update Catalog page and install them on your system. To do so, 

  • Open Microsoft Update Catalog-> type “KB5017389” or “KB5017271” in the search box.Microsoft Update Catalog
  • Then download the appropriate file for your system and install it on your system, and you are done.

These are all about the ways to install updates KB5017389/KB5017271 on your Windows 11 22 H2. If you have any concerns related to the information given above, then you can list your doubts in the command box below.