Fix Guide for KB5035853 Update Installation Issues on Windows 11

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As part of its monthly Patch Tuesday routine, Microsoft released an update called KB5035853 for Windows 11 versions 23H2 and 22H2 on 12 March 2024. People were excited to install the newest versions of their operating systems, as it included fixes for problems and also added new features to make Windows 11 better which is good because keeping your system up-to-date is crucial for security.

One of the major issues that the KB5035853 update resolves is the installation bug known as “0x800F0922,” which some users reported experiencing when trying to install the previous update. If you faced this error too, try installing KB5035853 first.

However, some users might encounter difficulties installing KB5035853 too. This isn’t uncommon with updates, and there are usually solutions available. There could be various reasons for installation failures, such as corrupted system files, conflicts with security software or other apps, or damaged update components. 

If you’re having trouble installing KB5035853 on Windows 11, follow this detailed guide below for solutions.

TRY IT NOW: Quick Ways to Fix Failed KB5035853 Update Install

For those looking for quick fixes, here’s a simplified version before getting into the details of each solution:

  • Run Windows Update Troubleshooter: Use troubleshooter to automatically find and fix issues with Windows Update.
  • Check Windows Update Services: Ensure that essential services related to Windows Update are running correctly.   
  • Disable Security Software temporarily: Temporarily turn off antivirus or firewall programs that might interfere with the update process.  
  • Scan and Repair Corrupted Files: Search for and repair any damaged system files that could be causing update problems.
  • Reset Windows Update Components: Reset various components of Windows Update to their default settings to resolve issues.

Let’s get into each solution in detail with step-by-step instructions.

3 Easy Solutions to Fix KB5035853 Fails to Install in Windows 11

Although resolving Windows update issues can seem like navigating a maze, don’t worry—we’ve got you covered. Let’s examine and resolve the KB5035853 update issue using a few simple solutions.

1. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter for Automated Fixes

Download auto-fix Advanced SystemCare will automatically fix your kb5035853 update errors and other PC issues that might lead to the Windows update error.

We advise beginning with the troubleshooter, which is the simplest solution. It can frequently identify the most straightforward causes of update installation failures, and occasionally it may also identify and implement the fixes on its own.

  • Use ‘Windows Key + I’ to open “Settings”.
  • Select “Update & Security”.
  • Scroll down and select “Troubleshoot” and choose “Additional troubleshooters”.
  • Find the “Windows Update” troubleshooter, then “Run” it.
Windows Update Troubleshooter-copy
  • To fix problems that have been found, follow the on-screen directions.

2. Check Windows Update Services

A few services need to be up and running for Windows to install the most recent update. As a result, you can either restart them or set an automatic startup.

  • Open the “Run” dialog box by pressing ‘Windows Key + R’.
  • Type “services.msc” and press “Enter”.
  • Next, go down the list of services to find the “Windows Update”, “Cryptographic”, and “Background Intelligent Transfer” services.
  • Select “Properties” by clicking right on each service, then choose the “Automatic” option for the “Startup Type”. Click “Start” and then “OK”.
Check Windows Update Services, select Automatic

3. Disable Your PC’s Security Software Temporarily

Sometimes your security software can block or interfere with the update process, disabling them temporarily can help troubleshoot issues with installing updates. Here’s how you can do this: 

  • Open your security software, “Windows Defender Firewall”, or other third-party software. 
  • Disable “real-time protection”, or any feature that actively scans for threats temporarily.
  • Install the “KB5035853” update once again.

However, remember to re-enable the security software after resolving the update problem to keep your computer protected from threats.

3 Advanced Solutions to Fix KB5035853 Update Installation

If the easy solutions haven’t fixed this issue, try the below advanced solutions. These do require a little expertise, but with clear instructions, we can resolve this issue smoothly!

1. Scan and Repair Corrupted Files

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Update issues are caused by corrupt files that are hidden within your system. 

  • Type “cmd” in ‘Windows search’.
  • Right-click on “Command Prompt” and pick “Run as administrator”.
  • User Account Control will ask whether you want to allow changes – click “Yes”.
  • Copy and paste this command and hit ‘Enter’: sfc /scannow
  • Wait for the scan to finish.
  • As soon as it finishes, Windows will report if issues were found and if they could be fixed. Regardless of the outcome, use these commands one by one next, pressing ‘Enter’ after each:
    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
    Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
  • Close down the “Command Prompt” and restart your device.

2. Reset Windows Update Components to Default

In this solution we will delete Software distribution and Catroot files, recreating the necessary folders and files. This can sometimes fix problems with Windows Update that are caused by corrupted files or misconfigurations.

  • Launch “Command Prompt” as an administrator,
  • Enter the following commands and hit ‘Enter’ to close the “Windows Update”, “MSI Installer”, “BITS”, and “Cryptographic services”:
    net stop wuauserv
    net stop cryptSvc
    net stop bits
    net stop msiserver
Reset Windows Update Components stop wuauserv
  • Enter the following commands and hit ‘Enter’ after each to rename the “SoftwareDistribution” and “Catroot2” folders:
    ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
    ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2
  • Enter each of the following commands and hit ‘Enter’ to restart the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer, and Windows Update Services:
    net start wuauserv
    net start cryptSvc
    net start bits
    net start msiserver
Reset Windows Update Components start wuauserv
  • Restart your computer after closing the “Command Prompt”.

3. Utilize Media Creation Tool for a Windows Repair

If you encounter problems installing the most recent version of Windows while troubleshooting the update, you may always use Microsoft’s official utility. You’ll be able to preserve your private data in this way.

Download the Windows Media Creation tool
  • Double-click the installer, accept the terms and conditions, and click “Yes” when UAC prompts you.
  • After choosing the ISO file and clicking Next, proceed as directed to complete the process.
  • Select “Mount” with a right-click on the ISO.
  • Start the installer.
  • Click “Next” after selecting “Upgrade this PC now”.
Upgrade this PC now
  • The necessary files will begin to download by Windows. Click “Next” after once more accepting the terms.
  • Make sure you are satisfied with your selections before installing; if not, choose the “Change what to keep” option.
  • Lastly, to start the upgrade process, click “Install”.

And that’s it! Now you’re equipped to resolve the KB5035853 update problem on your own using these solutions. We trust that these fixes have been helpful in resolving the issue and making updating your PC a breeze.

Your hidden PC issues might also cause other Windows update errors like 0xC190010A & 0XC190010d, so make sure to fix them as well.

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Joshua Hohendorf
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