Common Update problems such as Windows Error Code 0x490 (Element not found) can be resolved with without too much difficulty. In this article we will go through solving the problem and how to prevent it in the future.
This error code may appear when attempting to update the .Net framework. It may be the result of the .Net framework being corrupted.
How I solved the 'code 0x490' error
To fix this problem, uninstall the existing versions of the .Net framework that are already on your computer using a .net cleanup utility. Then, reinstall it completely.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Update error #0x490