Optional language features fail to install

Hi, ever since I installed a German keyboard layout on my English Windows 10, I get pestered every couple of minutes with error messages about optional features, namely "German typing" and "German optical character recognition". Windows constantly tries to download them, but they always fail after 1/4 or so is loaded. Every time I get a desktop notification "Something happened and we were unable to install this feature". It's driving me nuts. The Wifi connection is NOT set to metered. Downloading via a mobile hotspot (also set to not metered) failed as well. How can I download those features or at least disable them (not just the notifications!)?

Edit: After hundreds of failed attempts, both features were now installed successfully. I don't know why.

 

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Last updated November 21, 2019 Views 30,380 Applies to:
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Language Features for Win10 1709 is not available via Windows Update or MultiLang LangPackAll LIP iso (VLSC) yet

You have two options

1) Manually install from the cab files via lpksetup

2) Disable the scheduled task

Microsoft > Windows > LanguageComponentsInstaller > Installation

Hopefully Microsoft will release the updates soon, then these workarounds are not required

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