Release Preview: 14393.222 CU Available (and possible issue installing)

There is a new update for Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3194496).

This brings you to build 14393.222. This is only available if you are an insider that has release preview.

Update October 6, 2016: Official Fix

Microsoft has issued an official script here that will fix this problem.  The previous workarounds are still listed below.

Previous Workaround Solutions

If it cannot install the update and rolls back (you'll see "undoing changes..." followed by another reboot), here are verified solutions:

  1. Bypass Windows Update by installing the latest version directly [Simple]
    Solution posted by Sean8102 on October 1st (page 16)
    Go to the Get Windows 10 webpage and click download tool now.  When you run the tool, select "Upgrade This PC Now" and choose to keep everything (files, apps, and settings).  This will apply the update directly without impacting any of your installed programs at all.  You can also use the tool to create a bootable USB stick and install from that, but no USB stick is necessary if you use the "Upgrade This PC Now" option.


  2. Remove Tasks and Registry for Tasks that that Block The Update [Advanced]
    Solution posted by TomislavRex on October 3rd (page 23 with additional details on page 29)
    Deleted all references to task  \Microsoft\XblGameSave\XblGameSaveTask in the System32 folder, AND all traces of them from the registry (in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache tree.  Noted that deleting some of these involved changing ownership of the keys. The tasks have been recreated during the installation of the update.
 

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This was the ONLY solution that worked for me !!!

Windows Update Troubleshooter, Did not work

Manual Download & Install, Did not work

Windows 10 Media Creation Tool, Did not work

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Task is \Microsoft\XblGameSave\XblGameSaveTask

Just curious, does Xb stand for Xbox?

If it does that begs the question why is it

in my Tasks if I do NOT have Xbox on this PC?

I have uninstalled it.

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Please mark my posts as answers or helpful if they are.

Task is \Microsoft\XblGameSave\XblGameSaveTask

Just curious, does Xb stand for Xbox?

If it does that begs the question why is it

in my Tasks if I do NOT have Xbox on this PC?

I have uninstalled it.

Cannot speak directly, but since Xbox and Win10 are part of the same animal...   probably some cross DNA.   Remember DirectX was to be the universal gaming for PC and console?     Anyway continuing on the rant.. Redmond needs to get their act together on these updates.  

Yes Works !

Yes this works fort me too!

I literally did not have to do anything. I used the media creation tool. Click the blue "Download tool now" button

Made the Windows 10 USB. Went to "This PC" in file explorer, double clicked the flash drive, and ran setup.exe. It asked if I wanted to let it download updates and I said yes. When it was ready it said that I would keep my files and documents, as well as my applications. Told it ok. 

Took about 30 mins of installing and rebooting. But when it was done I was back at the lock screen, put in my pin and everything was just how it was before re-installing Windows. Exactly. All my apps, all my settings, my games, literally exactly the same. **** Chrome even re-opened the same tabs I had opened before rebooting !  But now the problem with updating I had is fixed. I'm fully up to date with no Windows update issues. I was extremely impressed with how perfectly it worked.

Just registered to thank you.

I'm running the tool and creating the USB installation drive.

I'm sure it will work as it has downloaded the latest Windows 10 version.

EDIT: installation successful. Winver *.222. No drivers had to be reinstalled, everything is exactly at the same place and there are no updates available.

Btw, some things you may want to revert back if you're using an SSD are the system "Environment variables", and set the TEMP and TMP windows folders to an HDD drive, which were both reverted to C:\WINDOWS\TEMP (which in my case is the SSD) and to clean the main drive for old windows installation, which in my case took 28GB.

Thank you again :)

It works!

Back in the game!

(no pun intended)

Thank you sir!

After 6 failed attempts to go from .187 to .222, I had success using the Media Creation Tool. I chose the "Upgrade this PC Now" option (without putting Windows 10 install onto a USB or DVD), let the tool search for updates, and had it keep my files and applications. After it finished upgrading, all previous Windows 10 settings were still in place and my system is now on .222. This PC was the only one on the Insider program (Slow Ring) and originally failed to go to .222. My two other Windows 10 systems, which were not on any Insider programs, upgraded to .222 without having to go through the Media Creation Tool.

According to some logs, apparently it's failing to delete a task with "Access is denied" error, and thus rolling back as a result. Try to delete it manually prior to installing the update if exists.

Task is \Microsoft\XblGameSave\XblGameSaveTask

Failed execution of queue item Installer: Task Scheduler ({...}) with HRESULT HRESULT_FROM_WIN32(145).  Failure will not be ignored: A rollback will be initiated after all the operations in the installer queue are completed; installer is reliable

Thank you, you led me to the solution.

After deleting all traces of these two tasks from the Tasks folder in System32, AND all traces of them from the registry (in the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache tree - NB: deleting some of these involved changing ownership of the keys) I have successfully updated to build 222. The tasks have been recreated during the installation of the update.

It worked for me.

I have deleted both files and registries.

delete dir.: C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\XblGameSave

delete reg.:  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Microsoft\SblGameSave

BINGO! Worked for me too.

As others have said:

  • delete folder C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Microsoft\XblGameSave
  • delete registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Microsoft\XblGameSave
  • Re-run the update

If you go to the Task Scheduler & find the tasks, you'll see that you can't delete one of the two tasks, even if you run as administrator. That's why you have to resort to doing it manually. These tasks are re-created on successful installation of the update.

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