MSU Update Does Not Apply

4/26/2018 3905 Contributors


An update is being installed that doesn't apply to the target system.

Possible Causes

Either the application being updated isn't installed, has already been installed, or doesn't apply to the installed version.

A common reason for this error is attempting to install a 64 bit application / patch on a 32 bit system.

Recommended Fix

Obtain an applicable update and try again.