Why did I get error KB5003209?

How to fix Windows Update error KB5003209?

You can, however, try the following steps if you are technically savvy:
1. Once you have clicked on Start, you should start typing “services.msc” on your keyboard.2. “Services.msc” should appear in the search results when you enter “services.msc”. Open it with a click.
3. A new windows will open containing all Windows services on your system.4. Search for “Windows Update”
5. Right-click the “Windows Update” and then click Stop.

We will now clean the Windows Update temporary cache folder:
Assume the following: Hold your windows-key pressed and hit “R” key simultanous.
2. A small new windows will appear.
3. Type %windir%\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore in this new window and click OK.
4. This will open Windows Explorer on the correct location.
5. Delete all contents of this folder. (Hint: Use Ctrl + A to select all files and folders)
Now we will start the Windows Update Service again:
1. Switch back to the windows Services.
2. Locate Windows Update.
3. Right-click on it and choose Start.
The System File Checker (SFC) utility can be used if the problem persists. Your filesystem will be checked with this handy in-built tool.
1. Start typing “cmd” on your keyboard by clicking Start.
2. You should see a black icon for cmd in your search results.
3. Select Run as administrator from the right-click menu.
4. Enter the admin password if prompted.
5. A completely black window will appear. This window allows you to type commands directly.
6. Enter sfc/scannow.
7. It will take a long time to complete this process. This black window can be minimized and you can work on it.
Check the black window after a while to see if the process has finished.
Restart your computer as soon as the SFC process is complete. When you restart, you search again for Updates.

You are still facing the same issue?

1. Your computer needs to be restarted.

As a next step, it is necessary to clean up the download path of Windows Update. We recommend that you only follow these steps if you are an experienced user! There is a possibility that you could lose your files if you make a mistake with Regedit. Take care or use a professional tool to investiagte your computer.
1. Hold your windows-key pressed and hit “R” key simultanous.
2. A small new windows will appear.
3. Type regedit in this new windows and hit Enter.
4. In the new windows you have a navigation on the left side. Use it to navigate to


5. Once you found it, search for WUServer and WIStatusServer in the right hand pane.
6. If they are not listet we cannot clean the download path. Othwerwise delete both.
7. Restart your computer.

Try to search for new Updates again.
You are still facing this issue? I think this is not an usual problem and your computer should be checked by professional.
Try to look for a solution here or search further in the search box below.

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