Microsoft has released Cumulative updates for Windows 10, and Windows 11 – March 2023 on 14th March 2023. This cumulative update fixes various bugs and improves Windows security and performance by adding several new features.
If you are getting errors after installing this update or the update fails while downloading the Cumulative updates for Windows 10, and Windows 11 – March 2023, try the following fixes.
How to fix problems raised by March 2023 updates?
Many users reported that they started to get several PC problems after installing March 2023 cumulative updates on Windows 10/11 machines. Some of the common issues that they are facing are unresponsive desktop icon and taskbar, start menu not working properly, sometimes PC hangs or freezes, apps crashes, etc. It also stops downloading updates and shows some error codes such as 0x80070103, 0x8000ffff, 0x80073701, 0x8007007e, and 0x800f081f.
The above problem usually starts after installing the KB5023706, KB5023696, or KB5023697 patches.
Method 1: Fix using the Outbyte PC Repair Tool
Method 2: Uninstall the KB5023706, KB5023696, or KB5023697
The quick step that you can take to fix this issue is to remove update versions KB5023706, KB5023696, or KB5023697 from your computer. If you are not facing the blue screen of death error and you are able to login into your computer, just follow the below references and remove these problematic update files.
Method 3: If Windows 10/11 computer is performing slow.
If you are facing slow PC performance after installing the March 2023 cumulative updates, you can try the following guides to speed up your computer.
Run the Disk checker tool.
The disk checker tool is a command line utility that scans storage disks for bad sectors and errors and fixes issues if found. You can run the Disk checker tool via the command
chkdsk /f c:
Run Disk Optimization
Disk optimization improves the SSD/HDD performance and fastens your PC.
There might be problems in the installation drive, so you are getting the isdone.dll/unarc.dll error. You need to optimize the installation drive before unpacking the files.
Run System File Checker Tool
System File Checker tool checks the integrity violation of system files and if it founds any corruption, it repairs or replaces them. It is a very useful command line tool that fixes corrupted system files issue quickly.
Method 4: Update third-party driver.
It is also necessary to update all the third-party drivers and apps regularly. Sometimes newly installed updated files conflict with outdated drivers and apps, and damage computer health. You can fix this issue by updating the outdated drivers on your computer.
Above error is associated with driver software, so it is the best idea to update the driver manually.
Method 5: Repair Windows files using the DISM command.
You can run DISM command as follows:
2. Run the following commands in sequence.
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
If you are getting PC problems after installing the latest Cumulative updates for Windows 10, and Windows 11 – March 2023, KB5023706, KB5023696, or KB5023697, try the solution given in this article.