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Fix Windows 10 Update KB3194798 Failed to Install with Error

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2016-10-13 14:30:09 Posted by Barbie to Resource

Try every possible solution here to fix failed to install KB3194798 for Windows 10 Anniversary Update version 1607 OS Build 14393.321 with error: code 0x800F0922, 0x800705b4 & failed to complete installing updates undoing changes and so on.

Windows Update KB3194798 Failed to Install on Windows 10 & Windows Server 2016

KB3194798, another new Windows 10 cumulative update has just released to both PC and Mobile, yet the installation problem continued and it's said to last for quite a few days before Microsoft finds the solution for many. See what happened exactly to Windows 10 users while they're trying to get Windows 10 version 1607 build 14393.321 via KB3194798.

- "Got error with we couldn’t complete the updates, Undoing changes. Don’t turn off your computer. I've tried to process this update (KB3194798) a few times through Windows Update, but it fails each time, uninstalls, and puts things back where they were."

- "Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB3194798 download gets stuck at 89% and won't proceed. What should I do?"

- "The cumulative update fails with error 0x800F0922 on Windows Server 2016. How to fix? Error message:'Installation failure. Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x800F0922: Security Update for Windows (KB3194798)."

- "Been trying all evening to download updates. However, I keep getting this error message - "Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3194798)  Error 0x800705b4."

Solutions: Fix KB3194798 Failed to Install & Download Stuck Error

1. If KB3194798 failed to install with "We couldn't complete the updates. Undoing changes.", please fix it by:

1) Swipe in from the right edge of the screen (or, if you're using a mouse, pointing to the lower-right corner of the screen and moving the mouse pointer up), and tap or click Settings.
2) Tap or click Change PC settings, and then Update and recovery.
3) Tap or click View your update history.

This helps you find & view failed update error code. You can solve the specific error code by referring the manual from Microsoft support page: get help with Windows 10 upgrade and installation errors.

2. If KB3194798 failed to install with error codes like 80240020, 0x800705b4, 0x80200056, 0x800F0922, 0x800F0923, etc. Fix it by:

1) Checking for the "most common Windows 10 upgrade and installation error codes" manual to get help resolve specific code from Microsoft Support page in the same way.
2) If your error codes are not on the list, you should take different measures.

  • Increase System Reserved partition

While installing KB3194798 on Desktops and Laptops, many users reported error code 0x800F0922, it's because there is not enough free space on the System Reserved partition. To troubleshoot the error, you have to use a third-party disk & partition software to increase the size of the partition. EaseUS partition manager software will do. Click and learn how to fix low System Reserved Partition issue in Windows 10 with its "Resize and move partition" feature.

increase system reserved partition to fix KB3194798 failed to install error

  • Check disk errors

Bad sectors on hard disk have a great chance to result in KB3194798 download gets stuck or KB3194798 failed to install problem. You could also download EaseUS partition manager to check existing disk errors and then remove the errors. This "how to check disk errors in Windows 10" will teach you how to do the check with its "check partition" feature.

check disk errors and fix KB3194798 failed to install

  • Run Windows 10 Troubleshooting

Open Control Panel > System and Security > Fix problems with Windows Update, and click on Advanced and then Run as administrator. Click Next to start troubleshooting Windows update problems. Once it finds any issues, it displays the solutions and fixes. If no issues are detected, you can click Explore additional options to get more help.

  • Restart Windows update service

This step is somewhat at a higher level. Use Command Prompt and run the following commands:

net stop wuauserv
regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll
net start wuauserv

  • Modify the registry in Windows

Locate the registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade]
The key should exist, but if it doesn't, you'll need to create it
Create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value with Name = "AllowOSUpgrade" (without the quotes), and set the Value = 0x00000001

Start again in Windows Update and check for KB3194798.

3. If KB3194798 download gets stuck at some point and refuses to proceed, try to use the links to manually download and install:

KB3194798 x86

KB3194798 x64