KB4487017 may fail to install with error 0x80073712

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Windows 10 v1803 users can now download and install cumulative update KB4487017. This Patch Tuesday update focuses on security improvements and also fixes some Microsoft Access database issues.

You can download KB4487017 automatically via Windows Update. If you prefer to download the stand-alone update package, you can go to Microsoft’s Update Catalog website, enter the KB number and hit download.

But before you hit the download button, you should know that some users complained about install issues. So, if you can’t install this update, rest assured, you’re not the only one.

KB4487017 install issues

Judging by users reports, it seems that the culprit is error code 0x80073712.

Keep getting this message, 2019-02 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1803 for x86-based Systems (KB4487017) -Error 0x80073712
Keep getting this message, The 2007 Microsoft Office Suite Service Pack 3 (SP3) -Error 0x80070643
What is happening.

If you’re experiencing this error while automatically downloading the update, try to get the patch from the Update Catalog website.

Additionally, you can also run the built-in update troubleshooter. To launch it, go to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > select the update troubleshooter and hit Run the troubleshooter.check for udpates troubleshooter

If you still can’t install KB4487017, there is a third solution that you can use to fix the problem. Microsoft has already developed a dedicated tool that helps users to fix update errors. You can either run the automatic repair option or manually control the next troubleshooting steps.

Once the tool has scanned your computer, it will prompt you to take action by repairing Windows update components, fixing improperly configured update settings, and so on.

For the time being, this is the only issue report by Windows 10 v1803 users. In other words, once you’ve installed the update, you should not encounter other bugs.

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