How to fix KB2952664 failed?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The kb2952664 failed error code typically happens when a computer tries to install an update that is already installed, or when the update is not compatible with the computer's current operating system. This error code can also happen if the computer's registry is corrupted.

You are here because you have a question about:

  • error code 80242016
  • kb2952664 failed

1. Try installing the update again

  1. Go to the Windows Update Catalog website.
  2. In the “Search results” pane, right-click the update that you want to install and then click “Install”.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  4. If the update fails to install, try re-downloading it from the Windows Update Catalog website.
  5. If the update still fails to install, try reinstalling the operating system.

2. If you're using Windows 7 or 8, try running the System Update Readiness Tool

  1. Launch the System Update Readiness Tool.
  2. If the tool displays an error, click the "Fix problems" button.
  3. Click the "Check for updates" button.
  4. If the tool displays an error, click the "Fix problems" button.
  5. Click the "Download and install updates" button.
  6. The tool will start to search for updates and will prompt you to save the results to a location.
  7. If the tool fails to find updates, click the "Fix problems" button.
  8. If the tool finds updates, click the "Install updates" button to install them.
  9. When the updates are finished installing, click the "Close" button.
  10. Restart your computer.

3. Try downloading and installing the update manually

  1. Open the Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  2. Find and select KB2952664 from the list of programs and uninstall it.
  3. Download and install the latest available update for Windows 10.
  4. After the update is installed, try installing KB2952664 again.

4. Contact Microsoft support for further assistance

  1. Open the Start menu and search for "support"
  2. Click on the "Support" search result
  3. Click on the "Contact Microsoft support" link
  4. Enter your product key and click on the "Next" button
  5. Select the issue you are experiencing and provide as much information as possible to help Microsoft support assist you
  6. Click on the "Submit" button to send your support request.