KB4512508 fails to install with error 0x80070057 [FIX IT NOW]

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Latest CU for Windows 10 v1903 fails to install for some users

Microsoft recently released its cumulative updates for supported versions of Windows 10.

These updates include some bug fixes and improvements, but it seems like the CU for Windows 10 v1903 brings more problems than it solves.

KB4512508 has multiple installation problems

After many reports about error 0x80073701 and random restarts, now error 0x80070057 is preventing the installation of KB4512508.

Here’s how one user is describing the issue:

It seems that I am not alone with this update which failed for me  (win 10 / 32 bit ). It crashed the system, then after numerous restarted its was backed out of the system. I found this text in the event log. Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x80070057: 2019-08 Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1903 for x86-based Systems (KB4512508).

How can I fix error 0x80070057?

If you’re in the same boat and you’ve encountered error 0x80070057, you’ll be happy to know that this is a known error and we already dealt with it.

Take a look at this simple article and follow the easy steps found there to fix error 0x80070057.

This is not the first time when Windows 10 v1903 fails to install for many users, but after a couple of months and multiple patches in between, everybody thought that the new CUs will install without any problems.

If you want to avoid similar errors, you can block the updates and wait until Microsoft sorts things out.

Have you encountered any similar issues with the new cumulative updates?

Share your experience in the comments section below.