Windows 10 KB4023057 re-released, unable to install with error 0x80070643

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A thread on Reddit claims that the system downloaded the update, but the installation of KB4023057 failed with error 0x80070643.

It looks like Windows 10KB4023057 has been re-released and the update seems to be causing unexpected problems on some machines. We have come across some isolated reports from Twitter and Reddit which revealed that the installation of Windows 10KB4023057 fails.

According to the support document, Windows 10KB4023057 should appear on devices with April 2018 Update or higher and it is supposed to improve the reliability of Windows Update. In some cases, the update may make changes to system settings and important settings. For example, you can reset the network, cleaning space to deal with all upgrade problems.

The update was originally released in December 2018 and it has been re-released today. Windows Update is trying to install the update on devices where the update is already installed. This result in installation errors.

“Windows Update just tried (and failed) to install a” KB4023057 update “just now. I wonder what the hell is he doing? I can’t seem to find a post on Microsoft’s official website about it, and none of the news articles I find from her (for months) talk about it messing with the files in the user directory settings and the network, “explained Redditor.

Similarly, there is a Microsoft Responds forum thread that also documents the problem.

Some users have also documented the problem on Twitter. For example David Gardiner says that the update could not be installed with the following error:

2018-11 Update for Windows 10 Versions 1803 for x64 Systems (KB4023057) -Error 0x80070643.

No change … Took a look at Event Viewer and found this entry:

Product: Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB4023057). A later version of Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB4023057) is already installed. Settings will now close.

Windows 10KB4023057 installations fail with error 0x80070643

As noted above Windows is trying to install the update again on devices where it already exists. In our tests, we found that uninstalling the temporary address update package was the problem.

It is worth noting that this update will not show up in the Windows Update history, instead it shows up in Applications & amp; Features Frame page.

How to fix Windows 10KB4023057 error 0x80070643

For the address the error 0x80070643 caused by KB4023057, you need to uninstall and reinstall that particular update. Below we point out the following steps that will show you how to uninstall that update to get the system back to normal state.

  • As shown in the screen below, open the Settings app, go to Apps & amp; Page features and finds the package.
Windows 10 KB4023057 re-released, unable to install with error 0x80070643
  • Click on the packages in the list and click ‘Uninstall’ to remove them from the system.
  • Restart the PC.
  • Configuration> open; From Windows Update and check for updates again.
  • If on the update screen again, they install it and they shouldn’t throw any errors. In case the update already appears on the screen, click the retry button and it will install without any error.

Uninstall update via Control Panel Microsoft has not moved everything to the Settings app. Some packages like the one above can still be accessed through the control panel. In case the above method fails, you can navigate to Programs and Features on the Control Center page to remove the update and reinstall it via Windows Update.

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