Why did I get error KB5010790?

How to fix Windows Update error KB5010790?

1. You need to click on Start and start typing “services.msc” into the search box on your keyboard.

2. In your search results “services.msc” should show up. 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:
1. 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.
If the problem still persists, you can run the System File Checker (SFC) utility. This handy in-built tool will check your filesystem. 
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?

Restart your computer
The next step is to clean the Windows Update download path. These steps are only for experienced users! There is a possibility of losing your files if you mess up your computer with Regedit! The best way to safeguard your computer is to take good care of it or to use a professional tool to do so.
1. Hold down the Windows key and 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, you’ll find a navigation bar. 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.

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