Follow these fixes for Error code 0x8007000d solutions. Windows updates sometimes show these errors in devices after updating your windows . When this kind of error occurs, it doesn’t allow to update the windows. It occurs while system tries to update windows operating system. ,By executing these commands, you’ll reset Windows Updates and the Microsoft Update Error code 0x8007000d should be fix and working .

Fix 1: Empty SystemDistribution download folder

  1. Press Windows key + R together.
  2. Go to “C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download”.
  3. Delete the contents of the folder.

Fix 2: Automatic Windows Updates through command prompt

  1. Open command prompt with administrator.
  2. In command prompt type
  • wuauclt.exe /updatenow
  • Press Enter.

3. Now open Control Panel and try to update windows again.

Fix 3: Windows update troubleshooter

  1. Press Windows + S together.
  2. Type in troubleshoot and Enter.
  3. From the right-panel, click Additional troubleshooters.
  4. Select Windows update.
  5. Click Run the troubleshooter.
  6. Follow on-screen guidelines if any.
  7. When the utility comes up with a resolution, click – Apply this fix

Fix 4: Perform SFC and DISM

a) Run SFC/ scannow

  1. Press Windows key on your keyboard.
  2. Type command.
  3. Click on Run as Administrator.
  4. Click on Yes.
  5. Type sfc/ scannow.
  6. Press Enter key on keyboard.
  7. Wait for the process to complete.

b) Run DISM

  1. Start Command Prompt as administrator.
  2. Run below commands one by oneDism /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
  3. Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
  4. Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealt
  5. DISM scan will now start and take about 20 minutes or more to complete.

Fix 5: Reset Windows Update components to the default

By resetting Windows Update Services, you are guiding computer to recheck and install all the Windows Updates from the beginning. It will take time but can fix 0x800f0830 – 0x20003 windows 10.

  1. Start Command Prompt as administrator.
  2. Input each of these separate commands and press Enter after each one:
    • net stop wuauserv
    • net stop bits
    • net stop appidsvc
    • net stop cryptsvc
  3. Press the Enter key after inputting this command:
    • ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bak
  4. Type this command into the Prompt and hit Enter:
    • ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.bak
  5. Then input these four separate commands (press the Return key after entering each one):
    • net start bits
    • net start appidsvc
    • net start wuauserv
    • net start cryptsvc
  6. Close the Command Prompt.
  7. Restart your PC.

By executing these commands, you’ll reset Windows Updates and the Microsoft Update error 0x8007000d should be fix. If you still face same error, try to enable Windows update using Group Policy Editor by following below steps.

Fix 6: Enable Windows Update using Group Policy Editor

  1. Press Windows + R keys together.
  2. Type gpedit.msc and press enter.
  3. In next window, go to Computer Configuration/ Administrative Templates/ System
  4. Locate the “Specify settings for optional component installation and component repair” policy. Double Click on it.
  5. Check Enable radio button.
  6. Click on OK to save the changes

Now restart the window and try to update the windows again.

Fix 7: Manually Reset the Windows Update Components

  1. Start Command Prompt as administrator.
  2. Perform below commands one by one:
    • net stop wuauserv
    • net stop cryptSvc
    • net stop bits
    • net stop msiserver
  3. Now perform below commands:
    • ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
    • ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
  4. Additionally perform below commands:
    • netsh winsock reset
    • netsh winhttp reset proxy
  5. Restart Update services again by below commands:
    • net start wuauserv
    • net start cryptSvc
    • net start bits
    • net start msiserver

Finally, close the command prompt and restart your system. After your system comes back try to update windows again, if you still get the error 0x8007000d, try below steps.

Fix 8: Manually download the update(applies to Cumulative Updates)

  1. Visit this link
  2. Search the update which is stuck.
  3. Download the update manually and install it.

Fix 9: Download official Windows 10 ISO file and Upgrade using Media Creation tool.

Follow steps from here

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