Windows Update Restored v5 Prerequisites Installer
  • Published: March 21, 2024
  • Language: English

The Windows Update Restored v5 Prerequisites Installer is the only existing utility to get Windows Update Restored v5 to work on your computer. This tool will automatically install all the prerequisites you need in order to get the website to work.

File Info

File name: wurv5patchertool.exe

File size: 17.3 MB

Software version: v1.4 (Release)

Developer: WULover (helped by WinFX, Joshua Maitland, and TheOneGoofAli)

Download server:

Digital signature: Signed on March 21, 2024 by

Additional information: Windows Update Proxy server provided by kirb from Legacy Update (

Download File

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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 2000 SP3/SP4, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003 (x64 editions of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 also supported).

Languages: This patch supports multi-language systems.


Follow the on-screen instructions to install this patch. Click "Cancel" at any "Windows File Protection" popup windows that might appear on your screen when installing the patch.


Known Issues

When using this patch, you might encounter some issues. Here are listed the major ones, as well as how to fix them.

- On Windows XP/Server 2003 x64, the site does not load and gets stuck at "Checking for the latest version of the Windows Update software".

This is a known bug, but we're currently unable to fix it through the installer. To fix this problem, empty the Internet Temporary Files (Tools > Internet Options > Delete files > Check "Delete all offline content"  and click OK). A popup warning you about an ActiveX control will then show up. Click on it, and click on "Install the ActiveX control". Repeat this until the site loads up. If Windows Update comes up with an error, run the patch again.

- On Windows 2000, Windows Update gets stuck on "Windows Update is looking for available updates".

This is due to the fact that you're running Internet Explorer 5. Upgrade to Internet Explorer 5.5 or 6.0 and try again.

- When clicking on "Express" or "Custom", Windows Update ends up with an error after briefly displaying the checking animation.

This issues happens when WUWEB.DLL has not been properly replaced. Run the patch again and see if there's any difference. Be sure to click "Cancel" at every Windows File Protection prompts your operating system might show you.