KB5001716 update is rolled out silently to Windows 11 and 10

Windows update KB5001716 changes, ways to install and fix error code 0x80070643 if occurred.

Microsoft has pushed a Windows update (similar to a security patch) to the different versions of Windows 10 and 11 that have reached or approaching the end of support. KB5001716 is the release to offer new functionality and help keep your device secure. You might be aware that every version of Windows gets support for 1.5 years (18 months) from the date of release. Security updates are periodically rolled out on every second Tuesday of each month for this duration.

Full name of this release is “2024-03 Update for Windows 10 Version 22H2 for x64-based systems (KB5001716)” where version and architecture are variables. This will be automatically installed on the mentioned versions. However, several users are complaining that they are facing download error 0x80070643 when installing KB5001716. The full error message is “There were some problems installing updates, but we’ll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x80070643)”.

KB5001716 Release note and ways to fix 0x80070643

The statements in the release note are:

  • When this update is installed, Windows may attempt to download and install feature updates to your device if it is approaching or has reached the end of support for your currently installed Windows version. Feature updates offer new functionality and help keep your device secure.
  • After this update is installed, Windows may periodically display a notification informing you of problems that may prevent Windows Update from keeping your device up-to-date and protected against current threats. For example, you may see a notification informing you that your device is currently running a version of Windows that has reached the end of its support lifecycle, or that your device does not meet the minimum hardware requirements for the currently installed version of Windows.

This update applies to the following versions:

1] Windows 10 v22H2

2] Windows 10 v21H2

3] Windows 10 v21H1

4] Windows 10 v20H2

5] Windows 10 v2004

6] Windows 10 v1909

7] Windows 10 v1903

8] Windows 10 v1809

How to install KB5001716

Navigate to “Settings (Winkey+I) > Windows Update” and click on “Check for updates”.

Source: Release note.

See: Fix KB5034441 failed to install Error 0x80070643 in Windows 10 22H2, 21H2

KB5001716 0x80070643

Fix 0x80070643 during installing this update

Some users get error 0x80070643 KB5001716 not installing issue; follow the methods if you are also facing the same:

Reset Windows update cache

  • Click on “Search” and type cmd.
  • Select “Run as administrator”.
  • When Command prompt opens, run the following commands sequentially:
net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptsvc
ren %systemroot%\softwaredistribution softwaredistribution.bak
ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.bak
net start bits
net start wuauserv
net start cryptsvc
  • Restart the computer and try installing the update.

Run SFC and DISM command line tools

  • If KB5001716 0x80070643 error still persists then again launch Command Prompt as administrator and run the below lines one at a time followed by pressing enter:
dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth
dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /startcomponentcleanup
sfc /scannow
  • Reboot the system and try getting the update

Perform In-Place upgrade

In case, the above methods do not work In-Place upgrade will certainly help you:

  • Go to this link and click on “Download tool now”.
  • Accept the license agreement.
  • Choose “Upgrade this PC now” and click “Next”.
  • Once the “Ready to install” screen appears, select “Choose what to keep” and pick what is necessary for you.
  • Select the “Install” option and wait for the procedure to finish. The PC may restart multiple times.

See: Error Code 0x80070643 Failed to Install MSI Package in Windows 10

That’s all!!

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