Simple steps to fix update errors in Windows 10 computers

Windows Updates allows user to install the new features to the Windows computers and keep in touch with the new Technology every day. Microsoft frequently work on the issues that has been observed with the previous updates, overcome those issues and releases the latest Updates which fix those previous errors. It is a cake walk if the Updates installs fine in the computer without any errors and disruptions. You can continue using the computer without any issues further with the latest updates.

But, most of the Windows Users facing issues with different error messages while installing the Windows Updates. Each error message has different reason to occur and has different troubleshooting steps to resolve it and get the Updates install fine in the computer.

Most of the scenarios observed in the Windows Updates issues are:

Windows Updates will not get installed in your computer.

Computer gets stuck while installing the updates.

Computer not booting after installing the updates.

Windows Updates not launching.

Services related to the Windows Updates are disabled.

Unable to search for the Updates.

Searching for the Updates takes forever.

Error code while installing the Updates and many more.

Every scenario has different approach to sort out the issue and get the Updates work properly. For an end user, it will be hard to identify the cause of the error, rectify it and get it work without any issues. If the Updates gets failed with any error message, we need to identify the cause for the error message and then work on it to fix that error message and get the Updates work as usual. In order to make it easier for the end user, we have collected the most commonly observed Windows Update errors in Windows 10 Operating System computers, researched on it and providing the resolution steps to fix those errors to make your computer work better. You can search for the error message that you are receiving in your computer here and click on it to get the resolution steps of the same.

Most commonly seen Update errors in Windows 10 computers are:

Error 0X80240034

Error 0x80242fff

Error 0x80240020

Error 0x80070005

Error 0x800f0900

Error 0Xc1900107

Error 0x80004005-0x1000A

Error 0x8007001F-0x20006

Error 0x80073712

Resolution Steps to fix Windows Update errors in Windows 10 computers:

Quick note: Before making any changes in your computer, I suggest you to, create a System Restore point, so that you can restore back your computer to previous working state if something goes wrong.

How to fix Update Error 0X80240034 in Windows 10?

This error usually occurs when you try to install the Cumulative Update KB4048955 and while installing the Windows 10 insider preview. The issue might also occur due to the broken update store or an update package under Windows.

To fix the Update Error 0X80240034, follow the below resolution steps:

  1. Reset Windows Update components, rename SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 folders.
  2. Delete the entries WUServer and WIStatusServer from the registry editor.
  3. Make sure that the Internet connection is proper without any fluctuations.
  4. Try rebooting the computer and installing the Updates.

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How to fix Update Error 0x80242fff in Windows 10?

This update error 0x80242fff usually occurs due to corrupted Windows update components, corrupted Windows updates cache.

To fix the Update Error 0x80242fff, follow the below resolution steps:

  1. Reset Windows Update components and run the Windows 10 update troubleshooter.
  2. Perform clean boot of the computer.
  3. Check for the failed updates and install them manually.
  4. Temporarily disable Anti-Virus or Firewall in the computer.
  5. If the above steps didn’t work, try performing the System Refresh or System Reset.

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How to fix Update Error 0x80240020 in Windows 10?

The issue with the Windows Update error 0x80240020 occurs when the option “Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device and reopen my apps after an update or restart “is not enabled for completing Windows Updates installation.

Some updates require you to restart your computer and sign in to Windows in order to finish installing the update, which means you might sign in to Windows and find you can’t use your PC until the update is finished.

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How to fix Windows 10 Update Error 0x80070005?

Users receive this error 0x80070005 while installing the Windows 10 Update version 1809. The error occurs when the computer has insufficient Admin permissions. Performing the reset of the Update components might help to fix the issues.

Follow the below resolution steps to fix the Windows Update error 0x80070005:

  1. Perform the permission reset to the AppData folder in the User Account.
  2. Reset Windows Update components and run the Windows 10 update troubleshooter.
  3. Perform clean boot of the computer.
  4. Check for the failed updates and install them manually.
  5. Temporarily disable Anti-Virus or Firewall in the computer.
  6. If the above steps didn’t work, try performing the System Refresh or System Reset.

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How to fix Windows 10 Update Error 0x800f0900?

The Windows 10 Update error 0x800f0900 occurs when you try to install the Updates or Upgrade the Windows 10 latest version. The error in Windows 10 computers occurs due to the following reasons:

  1. Unstable internet connections.
  2. Software distribution folder corrupted.
  3. Windows update corrupted downloaded.
  4. Windows update services and dependencies are corrupted.
  5. Faulty anti-virus or Firewall software.

Follow the below resolution steps to fix the Windows 10 Update error 0x800f0900:

  1. Reset Windows Update components and run the Windows 10 update troubleshooter.
  2. Perform clean boot of the computer.
  3. Check for the failed updates and install them manually.
  4. Temporarily disable Anti-Virus or Firewall in the computer.
  5. If the above steps didn’t work, try performing the System Refresh or System Reset.

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How to fix Windows Update Error 0Xc1900107?

Error 0xc1900107 occurs when you try installing the latest Updates in the computer through Windows Update feature. This error occurs if there are any previous Updates installation got failed or in pending to get installed.

Follow the below resolution steps to fix the Windows Update Error 0Xc1900107:

  1. Make sure that there are no pending Updates available in the computer.
  2. Make sure that the hard drive has enough space. If it is full, try to free up the space to get the Updates installed.
  3. Run Windows Update troubleshooter.
  4. If the above steps didn’t work, try performing the System Reset.

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How to fix Windows Update Error 0x80004005-0x1000A?

Windows Update Error 0x80004005-0x1000A occurs when you try to upgrade the computer to the latest Windows 10 update version 1809 and the issue might occur due to the following reasons.

The issue might occur due to:

  1. No disk space available or less space on hard disk drive.
  2. Software distribution folder corrupted.
  3. Unstable internet connections.
  4. Windows update downloads corrupted
  5. Windows update services and dependencies are corrupted.
  6. Faulty anti-virus or Firewall software.

Follow the below resolution steps to fix the Update Error 0x80004005-0x1000A:

  1. Reset Windows Update components and run the Windows 10 update troubleshooter.
  2. Perform clean boot of the computer.
  3. Temporarily disable Anti-Virus or Firewall in the computer.
  4. If the above steps didn’t work, try performing the System Refresh or System Reset.

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How to fix Windows Update Error 0x8007001F-0x20006?

Windows Update Error 0x8007001F-0x20006 occurs when you try upgrading Windows 10 to the latest version 1809. The error occurs end up with the following messages.

  1. Updates failed Windows 10 version 1809 Error 0x8007001F-0x20006.
  2. Windows update version 1809 downloads and installs successfully after restart showing error 0x8007001F-0x20006.
  3. Update failed, Version 1809 download fine, unable to install updates error 0x8007001F-0x20006.

Follow the below resolution steps to fix the Windows Update Error 0x8007001F-0x20006:

  1. Reset Windows Update components and run the Windows 10 update troubleshooter.
  2. Perform clean boot of the computer.
  3. Temporarily disable Anti-Virus or Firewall in the computer.
  4. If the above steps didn’t work, try performing the System Refresh or System Reset.

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How to fix Windows Update Error 0x80073712?

Windows Update Error 0x80073712 occurs when the files related to the updates are missing or damaged during the installation time.

Follow the below resolution steps to fix the Windows Update Error 0x80073712:

  1. Reset Windows Update components and run the Windows 10 update troubleshooter.
  2. Run DISM Tool.
  3. If the above steps didn’t work, try performing the System Refresh or System Reset.

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