Error Code 0x800F0954 on Windows 10

DragonD-1285 86 Reputation points
2020-09-30T07:29:59.627+00:00

I was installing .NET Framework 3.5, denied with an error message saying “Windows couldn’t complete requested changes. Error Code 0x800F0954 “.
How to fix it?

Windows 10
Windows 10
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  1. Jenny Feng 13,666 Reputation points
    2020-09-30T08:05:32.46+00:00

    @DragonD-1285
    Hi,
    You could try the following method.
    Temporarily bypass WSUS server using the following registry edit (requires administrator privileges).
     

    1. Right-click Start, and click Run
    2. Type regedit.exe and click OK
    3. Go to the following registry key:
      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
    4. In the right-pane, if the value named UseWUServer exists, set its data to 0
    5. Exit the Registry Editor
    6. Restart Windows.

    Hope above information can help you.

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  1. Castorix31 65,371 Reputation points
    2020-09-30T08:06:55.847+00:00

    You can see articles like
    dotnet-3-5-sous-windows-10-8-8-1-error-0x800f0954

    (in french but easy to translate/understand)


  2. Sinji Yang 6 Reputation points
    2021-03-20T13:48:39.95+00:00

    I found that each windows feature installation will automatically reset UseWUServer value to 1.
    So I changed the UseWUServer value to 0 , 3 times and reboot 3 times, to finish adding a language package (Basic Typing, Hand Writing,& Speech).

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