Software Update Cycle runs and fails to install all Microsoft Software Updates.
The Exit Codes display clearly that the Software Update is "Not Applicable" to the targeted client; however, the update is confirmed targeting is in order per the details from Microsoft, and the Compliance Reports all display targeting IsApplicable. Furthermore, running the Software Update executable manually fails to install the update.
Exit Code: 0 (Success)
Exit Code: 0x80240017 (Not Applicable)
Found the Client's Windows Update components will not allow for any Software Updates to install whilst in the pending reboot state, for this state results in the Windows Update Tool no longer being able to distinguish applicability checks for all Microsoft Software Updates so they will not install.
Work through following remedial steps:
Advisory: The best practice for installing Microsoft Updates it to ensure the reboot is ran as soon as possible following the Software Update Cycle; whether this is performed by Patch Management Solution scheduled policies or by the administrator via alternative methods.