Why did I get error KB5005043?

How to fix Windows Update error KB5005043?

It is possible, however, if you are technically savvy, to accomplish this by following these steps:
1. As soon as you click Start, start typing “services.msc” onto your keyboard.
2. There should be a result for “services.msc” in your search results. You can open it by clicking on it.
3. It will open a new window containing a list of all Windows services that are currently running on your computer.
4. In the search box, type in “Windows Update”
5. Then, right-click the “Windows Update” and then click the “Stop” button on the menu that appears.

It is now time to clean the temporary cache folder for Windows Update:

1. Hold down the windows key while pressing the “R” key at the same time.
2. The new window will appear in a small size.
3. In the new window that appears, type %windir%/SoftwareDistribution/DataStore and click on the OK button.
4. As a result, Windows Explorer will open at the correct location on the computer.
5. It is recommended that you delete all the contents of this folder. It is a good idea to use Ctrl + A in order to select all of the files and folders in a folder.

It is now time to restart the Windows Update Service again:

1. It is time to switch back to the Windows Services.
2. Locate Windows Update.
3. Right-click on it and choose Start

You can run the System File Checker (SFC) utility if the problem still persists after trying these steps. With this handy in-built tool, you will be able to check the file system of your computer. 

1. As soon as you click Start, you will be prompted to start typing the word “cmd” on your keyboard.
2. In your search results, cmd should appear with a black icon next to it.
3. Right-click the file and select Run as administrator from the menu that appears.
4. If you are prompted for the admin password, enter the password and click OK.
5. A new completely black windwos will open. You can type commands directly into this window.
6. Type sfc/scannow and press Enter.
7. This process will take a long time. You can minimize this black windows and work on.
After a time, come back to the black window and check if the process has been completed.
As soon as the SFC process has completed, restart your computer as soon as possible. You will have to search for Updates again after restarting your computer.

You are still facing the same issue?

1. Your computer needs to be restarted. While holding down the windows-key, press 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. Use it to navigate to
5. When you have found it, go to the right hand pane and search for WUServer and WIStatusServer.
6. If they are not listet we cannot clean the download path. Otherwise, both of them should be deleted.
7. Restart your computer.

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