Troubleshooting errors in Windows Updates
You might get one of the following error messages when you try to install windows updates
- Cannot find object or property
- Catastrophic failure
- No signature was present in the subject
- No such interface supported
- Element not found
- One or more required members of the transaction are not present
- The component store has been corrupted
- The referenced assembly could not be found
- The system cannot find the file specified
- The system does not support the command requested
- Unknown Error. Code : -1073740791
- Unknown Error. Code : -2068578302
- Unknown Error. Code : -2068578304
- Unknown Error. Code : -2068709375
- Unknown Error. Code : -2145124297
- Unknown Error. Code : -2145124322
- Unknown Error. Code : -2146498302
- Unknown Error. Code : -2146498511
- Unknown Error. Code : -2147021879
- Unknown Error. Code : -2147024894
- Unknown Error. Code : -2145124329
- Unknown Error. Code : -2146498170
Windows updates and service packs may fail to install if there are corruption errors. For example, an update might not install if a system file is damaged.
- Search for patch ID 105979 in the supported patches list
Note: If you are not able to find the patch ID, go to Patch Database Settings -> Windows -> enable the Optional Updates checkbox. After enabling, search for the patch ID in the supported patches list.
- Select the patch and click on Install patch
- Deploy the configuration on the failed targets
- Once the configuration is executed successfully, retry the deployment of the failed patches
What the troubleshooting patch will do?
The patch for troubleshooting errors in Windows Updates will:
- Restart the Windows update service in the system.
- Backup and delete the SoftwareDistribution folder available in the windows directory.
- Run System File Checker (SFC) tool to check and fix the corrupted system files.
- If the Operating system is Windows 8 and above
- Perform component store cleanup and scan the Windows image for any corruption and perform a repair automatically using Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) tool.
In case you're not able to troubleshoot the errors, and the problem persists, contact support.