In this post we will see some generic and specific ways to try and troubleshoot this problem. It includes usability improvements, extended mobile device management and improved hardware support. In Windows Server , this package also enables support clustering configurations for hosts. You will need to install this update in order to receive all future updates! First, you need to note down the error code which is shown during the failed installation. Additional information about Error Code 0x is as follows: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process Windows 8.
You have to check it in order to install it. Moreover, if you are on a metered network, Windows 8. You will have to to connect to an un-metered connection or public Wi-Fi connection to install the update.
If this update will not install, you can try these suggestions and see if they help you. It is recommended that you connect to an un-metered connection or public Wi-Fi connection and then check for and install the Windows 8. Also ensure that the Servicing Stack KB is installed on your computer, as it is a prerequisite for Windows 8. It should therefore first be installed on your system before your attempt to install Windows 8.
Go get it here if your computer does not have it. Open command prompt as administrator, type the following and hit Enter: Since KB has not been successfully installed on your computer, you wont see it, but you can see it installed on my bit system. If you do see it, then it may mean that it has been installed or that the installation is corrupted. If you cant, then proceed. What you need to do now is type the following and hit Enter.
For bit Windows 8 use packagename: Next type the following and hit Enter: You could also run the following: This operation takes 15 minutes or more depending on the level of corruption. More on this at post titled Windows Component Store Corrupt.
Restart the computer and try again. But if think that your Windows Update client is already broken, use a running Windows installation as the repair source, or use a Windows side-by-side folder from a network share or the Windows DVD, as the source of the files.
To do this, run the following command instead: Go get it at KB Removing the VPN helped solve the problem. This issue was resolved in the latest version of this update that is released on April 15 If you still face this issue, see KB Run the updated Windows Update Troubleshooter.
The chances of success will be very high. Microsoft has urged all to install this update by May 13th. Since many appear to be facing this issue, I hope Microsoft releases a Fix It tool or something, to resolve this issue in a click.