Various Windows 10 updates came along with September’s Patch Tuesday edition, and they’re of course very useful. For instance, the cumulative update KB4038782 for Windows 10 version 1607 manages to fix lots of issues including Windows driver errors, Internet Explorer bugs and so on. But, on the other hand, we’re not surprised anymore about the fact that it also brings along a few problems of its own. Until now, the most common issue with this last update is that fact that the update install process fails. Lots of users have been affected by this issue, and this is the reason for which we’re discussing it below.
KB4038782 for Windows 10 version 1607 installation failure
There have been lots of reports coming from users of Windows 10 Anniversary Update who keep struggling to install the KB4038782 update. They said that the installation process fails with error 0x800706ba or the process freezes. The users say that the update downloads, after that it prepares to install and then it asks you to restart your system. After you do all these steps and also reboot the PC, the update goes on, and it installs to approximately 21%, and then it crashes. After that, it undoes the changes, and it uninstalls.
Try using Microsoft’s Windows Update Troubleshooter
In case you are not able to install the KB4038782 for Windows 10 version 1607 on your system you are advised to try using Microsoft’s Windows Update Troubleshooter.
Every time that Windows 10 becomes your real-life nightmare, you can turn to this tool because most times it will prove to be helpful in assisting you to solve lots of Windows Update errors and to unlock the update processes.
We hope that we were able to help you in case you experienced problems while installing the KB4038782 for Windows 10 version 1607 as well.