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How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System

How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System - Updating the system is a routine task that is usually handled by the operating system and very minimal intervention is required by the user, and the same goes for updating Windows 11 as well.

However, if your PC is facing some problems downloading the update itself or you want to install a certain update on any machine while opting out of the next one, Microsoft allows users to download official update packages from the Microsoft Catalog website for their convenience.

This service can really be useful for users who are not interested in getting regular updates on their machine but are interested in standalone update packages that provide significant changes/improvements to their system. So, without further ado, let's get started.

How to Download Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package

Downloading Windows 11 update packages manually is very easy once you know where to look. To do this, visit the official Microsoft Catalog website catalog.update.microsoft.com. Then, enter the KB (Knowledge Base) number of the Windows update you want to download in the 'Search' bar present on the page and press Enter on your keyboard or click the 'Search' button.

How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System

All available downloads for the sought KB number will be filled in a list on the web. To get more information about a specific update package, click its title. This will open a separate browser window on your screen.

How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System

You can also get information about 'Installation Resources', 'Package details', and Languages ​​supported by the package by clicking on their respective tabs present on your screen.

How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System

Once you've identified which package you want to download, click on the 'Download' button located at the far right end of each package row. This will open a separate window on your screen.

How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System

After that, right-click on the link present under the update package title and select the 'Save link as' option from the context menu.

How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System

Then, select the directory you want on the system and click the 'Save' button which is in the lower right corner of the window.

How to Manually download and install the Windows 11 Cumulative Update Package on Your System

How to Install Windows 11 Update Packages

Once you have downloaded the Windows update package, you should now install it on your system.

To do so, double click on the downloaded package which is in the directory of your choice.

How to Install Windows 11 Update Packages
How to Install Windows 11 Update Packages

Windows Update Standalone Installer will prepare the system for installation and it may take a few minutes or more.

How to Install Windows 11 Update Packages

Once the update is ready to install, a prompt will appear on the screen to confirm the installation. Click the 'Yes' button to start installing.

How to Install Windows 11 Update Packages

You will now see the update package is being installed on your system, it may take a few minutes to install.

How to Install Windows 11 Update Packages

Once installed, you will see a message stating so in the window. Depending on the type of update, you may be prompted to restart your machine.