If you are trying to update Windows to the latest version but keep getting stuck with update KB5022834. This article will show you how to fix the problem and get Windows to download and install the update properly. You’ll also find out one of the major issues within KB5022834 that may make you want to skip the update entirely.

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Windows updates are quite often problematic experiences and update KB5022834 is no exception to that rule. Although this probably won’t come as a surprise for most people, it’s still annoying that another update is having problems doing a basic installation. Thankfully, there are quite a few different options you can use to fix the problem of Windows not updating because of update KB5022834.

Although I personally suggest skipping this update by pausing Windows updates for a while, if you’re adamant about installing the update you’ll need to follow the steps shown below in order to get it to install correctly.

Pausing updates on Windows.

To pause Windows updates for a week just go to Settings > Windows Updates and click Pause updates. This will give you a week without updates. I would personally give it at least a month before trying any new updates.

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If you don’t want to pause or skip this update you can try running the troubleshooting tool. It actually has a decent success rate when it comes to solving problems. However, it still isn’t 100% successful.

  • Open the Settings app by pressing Windows Key + I.
  • Next, stay on the System tab and click Troubleshooting from the central pane.
  • Here you will see a long list of troubleshooting options, however, the one you are looking for is near the top called Windows Update.
  • Simply click Run next to this entry and follow the steps shown by the tool.
  • After the tool completes its checks and fixes, you should be able to update your device.

How to fix Windows update KB5022834 failing to install

Manually update Windows using the Microsoft Update Catalogue to install KB5022834.

If the Windows Troubleshooting tool doesn’t solve this problem the next best option is to manually update Windows to KB5022834. Simply visit the Microsoft Update Catalogue website and download the update you are currently having problems with. Just make sure you get KB5022834 for your system specs. Don’t worry if you pick the wrong one, Windows won’t let you install it anyway.

Try running the Windows SFC command before you install KB5022834.

Another good fix is to run the SFC command from Command Prompt.

  • First type CMD into the Start menu then right-click Command Prompt and choose Run as administrator.
  • When you have Command Prompt open type the following command into Command Prompt and press Enter.

sfc /scannow

Fix Windows update KB5022834 failing to install

It may take some time to complete so be patient. If any errors are found they should be repaired automatically. If it doesn’t complete properly Restart your computer in Safe Mode and repeat the process.

Reset the Windows Update Components to fix Update error KB5022834.

Another good fix is to reset the Windows Update Components. This is quite a lengthy process so we’ve left it until second last. Check out the guide below for the entire process.

How to Reset Windows Update Components to Fix Windows Update Issues.

Uninstall the late update you installed, then try to update to KB5022834.

Finally, if nothing so far has worked you can try to roll back the current update you are on. Then try installing KB5022834 when Windows reboots. If you aren’t sure how to do this check out our guide: How to uninstall a bad Windows update. Rollback a Windows update.