Fix “2018-11 update for windows 10 version 1803 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) – error 0x80070643”

kb4023057 has been rolling out over the last couple of days you might have received yours already and I got mine earlier today, now kb4023057 apparently improves the windows 10 update experience and the reliability of the windows update service components, which are essential for a bigger feature update being released later this year.

It looks like with this update that Microsoft is getting their house in order and trying to push things out on the windows update side a lot smoother and efficient now.

The update kb4023057 appears to be causing some unexpected problems on some computer system and most of the users were facing ‘2018-11 update for windows 10 version 1803 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) – error 0x80070643‘ which does not allow the users to install this update on their computer machine.

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| Image Used Under CC License. 2018-11-update-for-windows-10-version-1803-for-x64-based-systems-kb4023057 – error-0x80070643-1

We have researched a lot and summarized some of the most working methods to educate the users to fix “2018-11 update for windows 10 version 1803 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) – error 0x80070643” issue in your computer machine.


Methods to Fix “2018-11 update for windows 10 version 1803 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) – error 0x80070643”:

These four methods are most likely to solve the update for windows 10 for x64-based systems (kb4023057), so please read and follow the steps carefully.

  • Update Using Media Creation tool
  • Removing Corrupted files Via Commands
  • Uninstall and Retry Updates Update KB4023057
  • Run sfc/scannow Command
  • Updating Windows Defender Signature
  • Run the Troubleshooter
  • Repair .Net Framework
  • Run Dism.exe Command:

This walk-through will help you to resolve your problem by given methods and solutions.


Solution 1: Update Using Media Creation tool

If you have been continuously getting the issue 2018-11 update for windows 10 version 1803 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) – error 0x80070643, download the media creation tool from the official Microsoft website.

We have two options to update windows using Media Creation tool,

  • Installing without external hard drive
  • Installing with USB drive

Without external hard drive

To install the update without any external hard drive, I would recommend you to follow this article which is all about how you can update your Windows 10 without any external hard drive.

With USB drive

  1. Download the tool from the Microsoft Site.
  2. Copy the Media Creation tool in your USB drive.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Press f12 button on keyboard to get in boot mode.f12 to boot from usb main
  5. Now select USB drive as boot drive and hit enter.

Now Update you Windows using media creation tool, or you can try the following methods.


Solution 2: Removing Corrupted files Via Commands

Sometimes Windows just keeps installing the same update again and again which turns out to be a corrupted files inside your computer machine and these following commands will just check some of the paths and remove the corrupted files from there.

What we are going to do is renaming the software distribution folder which may be causing update for windows 10 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) not working.

  1. Open CMD (Command Prompt), or click Windows Key + X.
  2. Type the following commands one-by-one.
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
Ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver

Note: Do not paste all the commands at a time, this would be helpless if you do it so. Please try them one by one followed by Enter key.


Solution 3: Uninstall and Retry Update KB4023057

Sometimes an interrupt gets caused while updating the Windows 10, so removing and re installing the update KB4023057 may solve the Uninstall Update 2018-11 update for windows 10 version 1803 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) – error 0x80070643 issue.

Uninstall the KB4023057 update

  1. Click on Start button and open Settings.
  2. Now, you need to click on Apps and Features.open apps and features
  3. Search KB4023057 and uninstall KB4023057 update.search and uninstall KB4023057 update

Follow the given steps to retry Windows updates.

Retry the KB4023057 update

  1. Click on Start button and open Settings.
  2. Open Update & Security.
  3. Click Retry Updates after uninstalling KB4023057 update.

If the issue you are facing still persists, you can follow the next solution.


Solution 4: Run sfc/scannow Command

SFC Scan Command is use to replace all the corrupted files inside your computer machine by scanning all the system-protected files from your Windows, and it might fix yo Error 0x80070643.

Follow the given steps to run the SFC Scan command on your PC.

Scanning files using Commands on CMD

  1. Open CMD (Command Prompt), or click Windows Key + X.
  2. Do a Scan by typing this command sfc/scannow and hit enter.sfc-scannow command
  3. Now Wait for the process to complete.

Now you no longer have corrupted files on your Computer.


Solution 5: Updating Windows Defender Signature

Open CMD (Command Prompt), or click Windows Key + X.

  • This command is use to remove all the corrupted signatures in the computer system.
"%ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\MPCMDRUN.exe" -RemoveDefinitions -All
  • This command is used to download windows defender latest update signature, so we have already removed Windows defender signature by using the upper command and now the latest signature will be installed by using the following commands on command prompt.
"%ProgramFiles70\Windows Defender\MPCMDRUN.exe" -SignatureUpdate
"%ProgramFiles%\Windows Defender\MPCMDRUN.exe" -SignatureUpdate -MMPC

Solution 6: Run the Troubleshooter

Windows troubleshooter might help you to fix your issue, follow the steps to run troubleshooter.

  1. Search troubleshoot, and open the troublshooter.Open troubleshooter
  2. Click on Windows Update and Run the troubleshooter.Run the troubleshooter

It will detect if there is any error regarding Windows update and try to fix them. Hope this resolves the issue and if it doesn’t Ill show some other things that you can check and try to fix and resolve your problem.

Solution 7: Repair .Net Framework

Sometimes the .Net Framework can kick up an error, I’m going to show how you can download the repair tool for the .Net Framework, so we’ll run .Net Framework repair tool and hopefully this will repair the .Net Framework on this Windows 10 machine just in case if there’s an issue there.

  1. Download the .Net Framework from Microsoft Website.
  2. Run .Net Framework repair tool and accept the terms and install it.

It will collect a load of logs and you’ll be able to check those logs out and try and find out where the error is, sometimes this does point to the .Net Framework.

So, we can finish this step and move on to another fix if this hasn’t resolved your issue.

Solution 7: Run Dism.exe Command:

Dism.exe is a command line tool that is used to service the Windows images.

  1. Click on Search box and type command prompt.
  2. Now run Command Prompt as an administrator.Run CMD as administrator
  3. Type the following command in command prompt.run dism command new
dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

Once you’ve entered that in again this will take a bit of time so be patient just leave the Machine alone let it work away.


Conclusion:

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| Image Used Under CC License. Updates are now getting download

We have concluded the best possible methods to get rid of “2018-11 update for windows 10 version 1803 for x64-based systems (kb4023057) – error 0x80070643” issue on Windows machine.

We hope that any one of these methods will work for you and you will be able to download and update your Windows machine.

If you think we have not succeeded to solve your problem you can comment down below, we will assist as soon as possible.


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