Tuesday, April 16, 2024

How to Fix Update KB5021233 Not Installing on Windows 10

by HP Vipin

In this article we will discuss how to resolve Update KB5021233 Not Installing on Windows 10 issue. Microsoft recently released the last updates of the year in Windows 10, 21H1, 21H2 and 22H2 versions with multiple features and improvements. Go through the article and resolve your issue quickly and effectively. Have a look. 

The main highlight of the KB5021233 update is fixing the issue affecting the camera app, especially when the app stops working when the memory is low. Similarly, bring improvements to the servicing stacks that are important for installing Windows Updates. Few players have complained that they are unable to install the Update KB5021233 on their Windows 10 even after several attempts, as the new update is available in the update list.

Anyway, after checking the users’ complaint and its reasons, we have listed a few solutions which will become a helpful tool to solve your issue as soon as possible. Then find the solutions below and see which one helps to solve the issue KB5021233 Not Installing on Windows 10.

Fix 1: Use Update Troubleshooter

The first try to install Update KB5021233 on your Windows 10 is running Windows Update troubleshooter option. To do so, 

  • Open Settings– Update & Security-> Troubleshooter-> Additional troubleshooter-> Windows Update-> click on Run the troubleshooter button, and try again to install the update. 

Fix 2: Install Update Assistant

Another solution is installing the Windows 10 Update assistant feature. To do so, 

  • Open  Windows 10 Update Assistant-> go to Update Assistant-> click on Update now and open the Update Assistant page and install the pending update.

Fix 3: Install Windows 10 Media Creation Tool

You can install Windows Media creation tool as well for the smooth installation of Update KB5021233 on your Windows 10. To do so, Open Windows 10 Media Creation-> go to Create Windows 10 Installation Media section-> click on Download tool now button and install the latest update on your system.

Fix 4: Remove DataStore Files

Sometimes, removing DataStore Files will help you to install Update KB5021233 on your Windows 10 smoothie. To do so, 

  • Open Services window-> right-click on Windows Update service->Stop from sub-menu. 
  • Then open the Run dialog box( press Windows+R), type %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore and click the OK button.
  • Now select all the files, delete them from the system and reinstall the update after the system restart.

Fix 5: Delete SoftwareDistribution Folder Files

At times, removing SoftwareDistribution files will help you to install Update KB5021233 on your Windows system. To do so, 

  • Open Services window-> right-click on Windows Update service->Stop from sub-menu. 
  • Then open Windows Explorer->C:\Windows folder->SoftwareDistribution-> choose all files from the folder and click the Delete button. Once done, you can try again to install the latest update.

Fix 6: Reset Windows Update Component

If you are still unable to install the KB5021233 update on your Windows, then you need to reset Windows Update components and reinstall the update. To do so, 

  • Open Command Prompt window-> type following command one by one, 

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

  • Once the commands get executed, you should restart your Windows and reinstall the pending update. 

Fix 7: Use Microsoft Update Catalog

If none of the above solutions do not help you, you can use Microsoft Update Catalog to install the update manually. To do so, 

  • Open Microsoft Update Catalog-> type KB5021233 in the search box-> download compatible file and install it on your system. 

These are the top solutions you can try to install Update KB5021233 on your Windows 10. If you have any concerns related to the information given above, then you can list your doubts in the command box below.

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