KB4058043 fixes Windows Store app updates issues, but download fails

By: Madeleine Dean
2 minute read
KB4058043

Microsoft rolled out a new Windows 10 update aimed at fixing Windows Store issues. As the tech giant explains on the support page, Windows 10 KB4058043 makes reliability improvements to Microsoft Store fixing an issue that could cause app update failures and unnecessary network requests.

Download KB4058043

This update is available only via Windows Update. If you enable automatic updates, you can download and install it automatically.

If you disabled automatic updates on your computer, you can also install it manually. Go to Settings > Update & Security > click on the ‘Check for updates’ button.

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KB4058043 bugs

Unfortunately, quite a few Window 10 users are still struggling to install the update. According to user reports, the download process sometimes freezes after about one minute or suddenly stalls at 99%, as this user confirms on Microsoft’s forum:

KB4054517 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 1709 for x64-based systems fails
Have tried to install this update five times and it is failing.
I have ran the troubleshooting tool and no success in getting the update to install.
When I look at the progress on installation is stalls at 99%. Thus when I reboot my PC it gets hung up on the restart.

Apparently, this install issue could be a general bug affecting this update. The OP already contacted Microsoft Support engineers and they confirmed that was a problem specific to the update.

I contacted Microsoft Support and they said this is a problem update. […]
At this time, I have disabled all update services to keep anything from installing as this update cause the PC to stay in a getting windows ready mode.

For more information on how to prevent KB4058043 from installing, follow the instructions available on Microsoft’s website.

If you encountered other issues while downloading KB4058043 or after installing it, let us know in the comments below.

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