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KB3194496 Fails to Install

Windows 10 KB3194496 Fails to Install.

A number of people have been having issues with
KB3194496 update failing to install. You'll see something like this in Windows Update:


Fortunately, it's pretty easy to fix.

Firstly, find this folder and delete it:


Next, using RegEdt32 (I.e. Registry Editor), find and delete this key:


Reboot your machine and you should now be able to install it without any problems.

EDITED to add - Microsoft have now issued a script update that will do the above for you. See here:

Windows 10 1607 Script fix to unblock update for Windows Insiders

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