As part of regular updates, Microsoft recently released Update KB KB5019980 for Windows 11 22H2 and Update KB5019961 for the 21H2 version respectively. These updates fix several issues and bring new improvements to enhance the user experience. But few users complained that they are unable to install KB5019980 and KB5019961 updates on their Windows even after multiple attempts.

If you are also suffering from the same issue, this article will help you to get rid of it. Here we have listed some solutions for you to install Update KB5019980 and KB5019961 on your Windows 11 quickly. Then let’s have a look.

Fix 1: Run Update Troubleshooter

The first try to install Updates KB5019980 and KB5019961 on your Windows 11 is to run the built-in Update Troubleshooter. To do so,

  • Go to Start menu->Settings->System->Troubleshooter->Other troubleshooters->Windows Update-> click on the Run button and retry to install the updates. 

Fix 2: Install Windows 11 Installation Assistant

If you failed to install Updates KB5019980 and KB5019961 on your Windows 11, then you should reinstall Windows 11 Installation Assistant. To do so,

  • Open Windows 11 Installation Assistant page->click on the Download now button (under the Installation Assistant section), install it on your system and retry to install the updates.Windows 11 Installation Assistant

Fix 3: Install Windows 11 Media Creation Tool

Another trick is to install Windows 11 Media Creation Tool on your system. To do so, 

  • Open Windows 11 Media Creation Tool page->go to Create Windows 11 Installation Media section-> click on the Download button and install it on your system. Windows 10 Media Creation Tool
  • Once done, you will be able to install the latest updates on your system.

Fix 4: Run SFC Scan

If still you are not able to install Updates KB5019980 and KB5019961 on your Windows 11, then you should run the system file checker tool to repair system files. To do so,

  • Open Command Prompt screen (type “cmd” in the search box)->inside the new screen type, Sfc /scan now and press Enter.
  • Then type these commands and press Enter,

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

  • Once done, all system files will get repaired, now you can install the latest update. 

Fix 5: Reset Windows Update Service

Sometimes resetting the Windows Update Service will allow you to install the problematic updates smoothly. To do so, 

  • Open Services window->locate and right-click on Windows Update-> Properties->change Start type to Automatic and Services status to Running.Services
  • Now click on Restart the service from the left top settings and retry to install the update.

Fix 6: Reset Windows Update Components

At times, it is necessary to reset Windows Update components and retry to install the latest update. To do so,

  • Open Command Prompt screen (type “cmd” in the search box)->inside the new screen, type the following commands 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

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 done, restart the system and retry to install the latest updates. 

Fix 7: Use Microsoft Update Catalog

If none of the above solutions helps you, then you should install Update KB5019980 and KB5019961 from the Microsoft Update Catalog page. To do so,

  • Open Microsoft Update Catalog-> type “KB5019980/ KB5019961″ in the search box and install the compatible file on your system and you have completed the installation process.

These are all about installing Update KB5019980 and KB5019961 on Windows 11. If you have any concerns related to the information given above, then you can list your doubts in the command box below.