Error “Failed to install on date - 0x80070541” occurs when you are trying to update and install KB5001649 patch from Windows Update. Please see detail image as below:

Failed to install on 19/03/2021 – 0x80070541

We couldn't install this update, but you can try again 0x80070541


In this article, QTitHow will guide you to update and install KB5001649 successfully from Microsoft without using Windows Update function.


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Our method is to manually download and install the KB5001649 patch. Rest assured, all are very safe for your computer.

Step 1: Go to the Microsoft Update Catalog. Please access link as below:



This is the official website of Microsoft, regularly updated with windows updates.

Step 2: In the search field, type KB5001649 to navigate to this update.
You should see results returned with patch KB5001649. These fixes are currently available for Windows 10 and Windows Server, released March 18, 2021. Next, you need to find the version suitable for your computer. To find out exactly you do the following:
Go to Settings > System > About.
In the About section, find the following specifications:

  • System type: 32 or 64 bit?
  • Edition: Windows 10 Pro or other version?
  • Version: 20H2 or 2004 or 1903…?

As my computer is: 64 Bit, Windows 10 Pro & 20H2

Step 3: After finding the version that matches your computer's configuration, click Download to download it.

Step 4: Double click on the downloaded file to install it immediately. This is a fairly heavy patch so the completion time will be about 30-40 minutes.

Step 5: After the installation is complete, please restart the device to complete the installation and update process.


Above are 5 manual steps, helping you to successfully update KB5001649 patch without using Windows Update feature.
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