Download and install update KB2999226 on Windows 7

The KB2999226 code update is designed to ensure that Windows 10 software development kit (SDK) programs developed for earlier editions of Windows work properly. In this article, we will see how to install this update on Win 7.

Download and install update KB2999226

The installation and download of this package, like any other, is done in two ways: visiting the official support site or "Update Center".. In the first case we will have to do everything manually, and in the second the system will help us find and install it.

Method 1: Manual installation from the official site

This procedure is technically very simple:

  1. Open the page on the Microsoft website at the following link and click "Download"..

    Download package for 64-bit systems
    Download package for 32-bit systems (x86)

  2. Find the downloaded file Windows6.1-KB2999226-x64.msu and run it. After scanning your system, the installer will ask you to confirm the installation. Click on "Yes"..

  3. Once the process is complete, close the window and reboot the machine.

Read also: Manual installation of updates in Windows 7

Method 2: System Tool

The tool in question is "Windows Update Center".which allows you to check for updates on Microsoft's servers and install them on your PC.

  1. Open the snap-in that we are looking for through the command that we write "Run". (Windows + R).


  2. Go to check for updates by clicking the link shown in the following screenshot.

  3. Waiting for the procedure to complete.

  4. Open the list that contains important updates.

  5. Check the box next to the item "Update for Microsoft Windows 7 (KB2999226)" and then click. OK.

  6. Proceed to install the selected package.

  7. Wait for the update to install.

  8. After restarting the computer, restart "Update Center". and check if everything went well. If errors occur, the information in the article linked below will help correct them.

    Read more: Why won't updates get installed in Windows 7?


In most situations, the first priority method is to use system tools specifically designed to install updates. If this process fails, you will have to download and install the KB2999226 package yourself.

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