Why did I get error KB5005036?

How to fix Windows Update error KB5005036?

However, if you’re technically savvy, you can try the steps below:

1. Click Start and type “services.msc” into your keyboard2. You should find “services.msc” in your search results. Click to open it.
3. The Windows services on your system will be displayed in a new window.

4. Find “Windows Update” by searching
5. Stop the “Windows Update” by right-clicking it.

We will now clean the Windows Update temporary cache folder:

1. Hold down the windows key and hit the R key at the same time.
2. A new window will appear.
3. In this new window, type % windir%/SoftwareDistribution/DataStore and click OK.
4. By doing this, Windows Explorer will open at the correct location.
5. All contents of this folder should be deleted. To select all files and folders, press Ctrl + A.

Now we will start the Windows Update Service again:

1. Go back to the Windows Services.
2. Windows Update can be found here.
3. Choose Start from the right-click menu.

You can run System File Checker (SFC) if the problem persists. Your filesystem will be checked with this handy tool.

1. Start typing “cmd” on your keyboard after 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 is complete.
Restart your computer as soon as the SFC process is complete. You need to search for Updates again after restarting.

You are still facing the same issue?

1. Your computer needs to be restarted.

The next step is to clean the Windows Update download path. These steps are only for experienced users! You could lose your files if you mess up your computer with Regedit! Investigate your computer with care or use a professional tool.

1. While holding down the Windows key, hit the “R” key simultaneously.
2. A new window will appear.
3. In this new window, type regedit and hit Enter.
4. On the left side of the new window is a navigation bar. Navigate there using it
5. In the right hand pane, look for WUServer and WIStatusServer.
6. We cannot clean the download path if they are not listed. Alternately, delete both.
7. Your computer needs to be restarted.
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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