Have you encountered the error code 0x800F0922 while installing the KB5034765 update? If so, you come to the right place. In this post, MiniTool Partition Wizard offers you 3 solutions to the KB5034765 update error 0x800F0922.

KB5034765 Update Error 0x800F0922

KB5034765 is a Windows 11 update released on Feb 13, 2024. This update turned off the display of Show desktop at the rightmost corner of the taskbar and put the Copilot in Windows icon on the right side of the system tray on the taskbar.

It also solved the issue that Natural Voices are slow, the issue that explorer.exe might stop responding when you restart or shut down a PC that has a controller accessory attached to it, and other issues.

However, when some users attempt to install this update, they may encounter the KB5034765 update error 0x800F0922 issue.

The update will be stuck at 96% and show the following error message: Something didn’t go as planned. No need to worry – undoing changes. Please keep your computer on. Check the Windows Event Viewer. You will see error code 0x800F0922.

Other users also report a similar message in Windows Update: We could not install this update, but you can try again (0x800f0922).

How to Fix the KB5034765 Update Error 0x800F0922

There are various ways to get rid of the KB5034765 update error 0x800F0922. You can try them one by one.

Way 1. Delete the C:\$WinREAgent Folder

Microsoft has confirmed the KB5034765 update error 0x800F0922 in the KB5034765 update and offered the solution to this issue. That is, deleting the C:\$WinREAgent folder. Here are 2 ways to do that.

#1. Use Windows File Explorer

  1. Open Windows File Explorer from the Taskbar, or by pressing the Windows key + E.
  2. Click on the three-dotted icon and select Options.
  3. Go to the View tab and select the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option. Click the OK button to save the change. Now, you should be able to see the hidden folder C:\$WinREAgent in File Explorer.
  4. Right-click the C:\$WinREAgent folder and select Delete.

#2. Use Commands

  1. Open the Start menu and type command prompt.
  2. From the results displayed at the right side of the Start menu, select Run as administrator.
  3. On the command prompt, type command rd /s /q “C:\$WinREAgent” and then press Enter.

If no message is displayed, it means the command has succeeded and the folder has been deleted. You can proceed to close the command prompt window. If you receive an error message, try deleting it in Windows File Explorer.

If you have mistakenly deleted some files, you can use MiniTool Partition Wizard to recover them.

Way 2. Download and Install the KB5034765 Update Manually

This method works in most cases if you encounter issues when updating Windows in Settings. Here is the guide:

  1. Visit the Microsoft Update Catalog website and search for the KB5031358 update.
  2. Find the update suitable for your system architecture and click the Download button to get it.
  3. After you download the update, run the setup file to install it.

Way 3. Install the KB5034848 Update

The KB5034848 update was released on Feb 29, 2024, and contained the fix to the KB5034765 update error 0x800F0922.

Bottom Line

In most cases, the method 1 will solve the issue. Many people report that it works for them. If you want to know more solutions, you can read this post: Windows 11 KB5034765 Not Installing/Stuck – How to Fix.

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