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How do I fix error code 9f5eccd1?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The error code 9f5eccd1 is a result of an incorrect or corrupted installation of the Microsoft .NET Framework. This can happen if the installation was interrupted, if files were accidentally deleted, or if the installation was not done correctly. This error can also occur if the computer is not connected to the Internet or if the Windows Update service is not running.

1. Check for updates

  1. From the Start screen, search for "Windows Update."
  2. In the search results, click on "Windows Update."
  3. On the "Windows Update" screen, click on "Check for updates."
  4. If there are any updates available, the "Available Updates" section will list them.
  5. Click on the update that you want to install.
  6. Click on "Install."
  7. When the update is complete, click on "OK."
  8. Restart your computer if prompted to do so.

2. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter

  1. Launch the Windows Update Troubleshooter by pressing the Windows key + X and clicking on the Troubleshoot icon.
  2. On the Troubleshooting window, click on the Advanced button.
  3. On the Advanced troubleshooting window, click on the Windows Update Troubleshooter.
  4. On the Windows Update Troubleshooter window, click on the Next button.
  5. On the Windows Update Troubleshooter window, click on the Fix problems button.
  6. On the Fix problems window, click on the Next button.
  7. On the Fix problems window, click on the Repair all problems button.
  8. On the Repair all problems window, click on the Finish button.

3. Reset the Windows Update Components

  1. Open Settings by clicking on the Start button and clicking on Settings.
  2. Click on Update and Security.
  3. Under Windows Update, click on the Recovery Settings button.
  4. Under Reset Windows Update Components, click on the Reset button.
  5. Click on the OK button.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Delete the SoftwareDistribution folder.
  3. Use the DISM tool.
  4. Run the System File Checker tool.
  5. Perform a clean boot.
  6. Use the Microsoft Fixit Tool.