Security Update for Windows Server 2019 for x64-based Systems (KB4535680)

TylerB1985 36 Reputation points

I know this update was pulled. Anyone know how to remove it from a server as a pending update?

I have looked for this file: C:\windows\winsxs\pending.xml and it's not there. I have also stopped Windows Updates and BITS and removed the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder. Still no luck.

Security Update for Windows Server 2019 for x64-based Systems (KB4535680) - Error 0x800f0922

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  1. Juan Sobrado - MSFT 411 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hello @TylerB1985

    Move to an admin cmd and run:

    dism /online /get-packages /format:table

    look for the update, it should show as "Install Pending"

    Copy the package name and type:

    dism /online /remove-package /packagename:NameOfPackage

    Let me know the results,

    Juan S


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  1. Jenny Feng 14,096 Reputation points

    The Windows Update error 0x800F0922 can occur due to one of the following reasons.
    App Readiness service is disabled.
    Performance counters are damaged.
    The System Reserved partition’s free space is less than 15 MB.

    You may refer to the following link for details:
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    Hope above information can help you.


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  2. Mason Walters 6 Reputation points

    same issue server 2019.. classic

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  3. Eivind 6 Reputation points

    Same exact issue on Windows Server 2019 Essentials.
    All troubleshooting steps suggested in this forum post has been attempted without any success at getting rid of the update or getting the update to successfully install.

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  4. Jenny Feng 14,096 Reputation points

    Resetting the catroot2 folder is basically known to fix many Windows Update problems.

    Catroot and catroot2 are actually the Windows operating system folders required for Windows Update.

    When you run Windows Update, the folder catroot2 stores the signatures of the Windows Update package and also helps to install it. The Cryptographic Service actually uses the % windir% System32catroot2edb.log file for the update process. Updates are stored in the SoftwareDistribution folder, which is then used by Automatic Updates to perform the update.

    Do not delete or rename the Catroot folder. The Catroot2 folder is recreated automatically by Windows. However, the Catroot folder is not recreated if it is renamed.