Unable to uninstall windows update

jin yijian 6 Reputation points
2021-02-18T06:27:00.637+00:00

I'm trying to uninstall KB4592438 and I'm getting error An error has occurred. Not all updates were successful uninstalled". Can you please help me out to uninstall this update." I tried using CMD but I'm getting a similar error. Please assist.

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  1. MrDiaaYossry 46 Reputation points
    2021-02-22T23:00:52.437+00:00

    Here's the steps you can try.

    -Click Start, type CMD and run as administrator
    -Copy and paste each of the command below and hit enter.

    sfc /scannow

    Wait until the command finishes scanning any corrupted system files then proceed with the next command.

    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

    Once done proceed with these steps.
    Reset Windows Update Components.

    Go to this link and download the Windows Update Agent.

    https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcen...

    -Once you download the zip look for the folder ResetWUeng and drag it to your desktop.
    -Go to your desktop, right click on the file and run it as administrator
    -Press Y and enter to continue then choose number 2 to Reset the Windows Update components

    Disclaimer: This is a non-Microsoft website. The page appears to be providing accurate, safe information. Watch out for ads on the site that may advertise products frequently classified as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Products). Thoroughly research any product advertised on the site before you decide to download and install it.

    Once done restart your device and try to install the update again.

    If issue persist you try the repair upgrade this will re-install the Windows without affecting your files and apps, it will repair and replace any corrupted system files.

    Step 1: Download Media Creation Tool from Microsoft.
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-downlo...

    Step 2: Run MediaCreationTool.exe.
    Step 3: Choose "Upgrade this PC now".
    Step 4: Select "Keep personal files and apps".
    Step 4: Let it install

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  2. Carl Fan 6,836 Reputation points
    2021-02-18T10:27:24.767+00:00

    Hi,
    Try to reset Windows Components and uninstall again

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-sg/help/971058/how-do-i-reset-windows-update-components

    If still no help, try these steps:

    Boot into WinRE command prompt

    List the packages in a pending state:

    x:\windows\system32\dism.exe /image:<drive letter for windows directory> /Get-Packages >> <path to text file>

    Example: x:\windows\system32\dism.exe /image:c:\ /Get-Packages >> c:\temp\packages.txt

    Open the text file where you piped get-packages. If you see any install pending patches, run remove-package for each package name:

    dism.exe /image:<drive letter for windows directory> /remove-package /packagename:<package name>

    Example: x:\windows\system32\dism.exe /image:c:\ /remove-package /packagename:Package_for_KB4014329~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~10.0.1.0
    Hope this helps and please help to accept as Answer if the response is useful.
    Best Regards,
    Carl

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  3. S.Sengupta 16,481 Reputation points MVP
    2021-02-23T01:29:04.673+00:00

    Boot in to Safe mode.

    Open Command Prompt and type in the following command:

    wusa /uninstall /KB:4592438

    Reboot

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