KB5012170 Install and Error Code 0x800f092


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I only found one on-line entry for the error code on line, and did not really understand it. Eventually Windows Update changed to "Retry," which started a search for updates; when that completed, it showed that the KB had been installed. What was this about?
 

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Use Windows Update Troubleshooter.


  • Right-click on Start button and pick Settings
  • Go to System > Troubleshoot
  • Click on Other Troubleshooters > Windows Update and click Run button.



Download Windows updates manually.


  • Go to the official Microsoft update catalog;
  • Enter a specific update code, for example, KB4481031
  • Select the correct version and click Download
  • Click on the link and Windows will update your computer



Resetting the Windows Update components can usually solve these types of issues.

 

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What was this about?
To be honest, that error code is quite generic and is often not why Windows Update actually failed - if you're interested, then take a look through your CBS logs which should be available in the following directory:

Rich (BB code):
%systemroot%\Logs\CBS

They'll indicate why the failure occurred. However, since the update has now been successfully applied, I assume that it was a only minor issue like a missing/corrupted registry key or a corrupted payload file.
 

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