Are you experiencing the Windows update error code 0x8007000b on your PC? Some users reported that they encountered the 0x8007000b error when attempting to install Windows updates. If you are bothered by the same issue, you can read this post of MiniTool Partition Wizard to find some feasible methods to fix this issue.
The Windows update error code 0x8007000b occurs for different reasons such as corrupted system files or incorrectly configured system settings. You may wonder how to fix this issue. There are several methods given below to fix this problem.
Why does the Windows update error 0x80071160 occur? How to fix this issue? Come to read this post to find out the answers and some troubleshooting fixes.
Method 1. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter
First, you can try running the Windows Update troubleshooter to fix the 0x8007000b error.
Step 1. Go to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters.
Step 2. Then click the Windows Update option and select Run the troubleshooter.
Step 3. In the pop-up window, follow the on-screen wizard to complete the process. Once done, reboot your PC and check if the issue is fixed.
Method 2. Reset Windows Update Components
To get rid of the error code 0x8007000b, you can reset Windows update components with the following steps.
Step 1. Press Win + R to open the Run command box. In the box, type cmd and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run Command Prompt as administrator.
Step 2. In the pop-up window, type the following commands and press Enter after each command.
- net stop bits
- net stop wuauserv
- net stop appidsvc
- net stop cryptsvc
- Del “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%Application DataMicrosoftNetworkDownloader*.*”
- rmdir %systemroot%SoftwareDistribution /S /Q
- rmdir %systemroot%system32catroot2 /S /Q
- exe /s atl.dll
- exe /s urlmon.dll
- exe /s mshtml.dll
- netsh winsock reset
- netsh winsock reset proxy
- net start bits
- net start wuauserv
- net start appidsvc
- net start cryptsvc
Step 3. Once done, restart your PC and check if the issue is solved.
Method 3. Check Disk
If the 0x8007000b error still exists, you can follow the steps below to check if there are any bad sectors on your disk.
Step 1. Run Command Prompt as administrator. In the prompted window, type the following command.
- If you are using an HHD, type chkdsk c: /f and press Enter.
- If you are using SSD, enter chkdsk c: /f /r /x and press Enter.
Step 2. Then type Y and press Enter. Once done, reboot your system and check if the error disappears.
Besides, sometimes, there may be some issues with the CHKDSK utility like CHKDSK not working. Thus, you can use a CHKDSK alternative – MiniTool Partition Wizard to check file system errors and bad sectors.
Download MiniTool Partition Wizard, install and launch it to access its main interface. Then right-click the partition to be checked and select Check File System or Surface Test. Then follow the on-screen wizard to finish the process. For more specific information, you can see the following post.
Have you ever troubled for by disk error or a partition error? This post will show you how to check hard drive for error and fix them.
Method 4. Run SFC and DISM
Step 1. Run Command Prompt as administrator. Then type sfc /scannow in the window and press Enter.
Step 2. Once done, reboot your system. If the issue still exists, run Command Prompt as administrator again.
Step 3. Then type the following commands and press Enter after each one.
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
Step 4. Once done, restart your computer and check if the issue is solved.
Method 5. Update Drivers
The outdated drivers may cause the error code 0x8007000b. You can try updating the drivers to fix the issue with this guide: How to Check If Drivers Are up to Date? Here Are Details.
Method 6. Restart Windows Services
Besides, restarting Windows services may be helpful to fix the Windows update error code 0x8007000b. Follow the guide below.
Step 1. In the Run box, type services.msc and hit OK to open the Services window.
Step 2. In the pop-up window, find and double-click Background Intelligent Transfer Service.
Step 3. In the next Properties window, if the Service status is Stopped, click Start＞OK.
Step 4. If the status is already running, click Restart.
Step 5. Then locate the Windows Update service and refer to the above steps to start or restart it.
Method 7. Update Windows
In addition to the above methods, you can go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and click Check for updates to update Windows. Or, you can try downloading the updates manually.
Do you know how to download Windows 10 updates manually? Now, you come to the right place. This post provides a full guide to the Windows 10 manual update.
This post introduces some causes and fixes of the 0x8007000b error. You can try these ways one by one to solve your problem. If you have any suggestions or better ideas, you can leave a message in the comment part below.