Windows Update Install Failed Error 0x80073712

To resolve Windows Update Install Failed Error 0x80073712

First, Run the "sfc /scannow" command from a command prompt with administrator priviledges

If this does not resolve the issue:
Fix Windows corruption errors by using the DISM or System Update Readiness tool -

If the System Update Readiness Tool detects but can't fix the corruption issue, use the following steps to manually resolve the corruption errors:

  1. Open %SYSTEMROOT%\Logs\CBS\CheckSUR.log. %SYSTEMROOT% is the folder in which Windows is installed. (i.e. %SYSTEMROOT% folder is C:\Windows)
  2. Identify the packages that the tool can't fix.As and example, if the following were to appear in the WindowsUpdate.log:Summary:Seconds executed: 264Found 3 errorsCBS MUM Missing Total Count: 3Unavailable repair files:servicing\packages\Package_for_KB958690_sc_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~ the package that is corrupted is KB958690.
  3. Download the package from Microsoft Download Center or Microsoft Update Catalog .
  4. Create a directory: %SYSTEMROOT%\CheckSUR\packages
  5. Copy the package (.msu) to the %SYSTEMROOT%\CheckSUR\packages directory. 
  6. Rerun the System Update Readiness Tool