Windows update failed unable to install patch .msu file


  • Hi,

    I am using Windows 10 1511, i am trying to install kb4013198 march update while running .msu it throws an error "the update is not applicable for your computer” but the update is applicable and download correctly x64 and version 1511.

    While extracting the .Cab file and using Dism.exe commandline

    DISM.exe /Online /Add-Package /PackagePath:C:\Test\ 

    it works and patch is getting installed any reason why it fails on Win10, not only this patch all .msu patches only on newly build machines.

    Checked the OS is activated successfully.

    Thanks & Regards,

    Jaghaddeesh .N

    Thursday, March 30, 2017 8:41 AM


  • Hi ,

    Based on your description, it seems that you are trying to manually download and install this update, right?
    First of all, for error message "The update is not applicable to your computer", we can refer to the following link for assistance.
    "The update is not applicable to your computer" error when you install Windows updates

    If this is not your case, go to settings> Update & security, click "Check for Updates", check whether these updates can be installed automatically

    If no, this issue could be related to Windows update components. Here are some general solutions you could try at least.
    1. Run the built-in troubleshoot tool to have a diagnostic
       Path : control panel > all control panel items > troubleshooting >windows update
    2. Manually reset Windows Update components, check if it helps. Please click this link tor detailed steps.

    Best regards

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    Friday, March 31, 2017 9:42 AM