Are you receiving the Windows update error 0x8009001D on your computer? If you are looking for solutions to this issue, you can have a look at this post of MiniTool Partition Wizard. It gives you several useful troubleshooting methods to fix this error.

The 0x8009001D error mostly occurs when your operating system is misconfigured or any of the important system files get damaged or missing. What causes the error 0x8009001D? Here, we summarize some possible causes as follows.

  • Corrupted Windows system files
  • Third-party anti-virus programs
  • Virus or malware infection
  • Outdated driver
  • ……

How to solve the 0x8009001D error? You can try the methods listed below.

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Fix 1. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter

To repair the error 0x8009001D, you can try running the Windows Update troubleshooter with the following steps.

Step 1. Go to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Additional troubleshooters.

Step 2. In the next interface, click Windows Update and select Run the troubleshooter.

select Run the troubleshooter

Step 3. In the pop-up window, follow the on-screen wizard to complete the troubleshooting process. Once done, reboot your PC and check if the issue is solved.

Fix 2. Disable Antivirus Program Temporarily

If you have a third-party antivirus program installed on your computer, you should disable or remove it. Then you can try disabling Windows Firewall with the steps below.

Step 1. Press Win + R to open the Run command box. Then type Firewall.cpl in the box and press Enter.

Step 2. In the pop-up window, click Turn Windows Defender Firewall on or off.

Step 3. In the next window, click Turn off Windows Defender Firewall (not recommended) for Private network settings and Public network settings. Then click OK.

turn off Windows Firewall

Once done, reboot your computer and check if the issue is solved.

Also read: How to Disable Antivirus on Windows 10 Temporarily/Permanently

Fix 3. Reset Windows Update Components

If the error still exists, you can try resetting Windows update components with the following steps.

Step 1. In the Run box, type cmd and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run Command Prompt as administrator.

Step 2. In the prompted window, type the following commands and press Enter after each one.

net stop bits

net stop wuauserv

net stop appidsvc

net stop cryptsvc

Del “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\*.*”

rmdir %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution /S /Q

rmdir %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 /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

type the commands

Step 3. Once done, reboot your computer and view if your error is repaired.

Fix 4. Repair Corrupted System Files

To get rid of the Windows update error 0x8009001D, you can run SFC and DISM to repair corrupted system files. Here is how to do it:

Step 1. Run Command Prompt as administrator. Then type sfc /scannow in the window and press Enter.

run SFC

Step 2. Once the process ends up, reboot your PC. If the issue still exists, run Command Prompt as administrator again.

Step 3. Then type the following commands and press Enter after each command.

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 disappears.

In addition to the SFC and DISM utilities, you can use MiniTool Partition Wizard to check file system errors and bad sectors.

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Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard, right-click the partition to be checked, and select Check File System or Surface Test. If you want to check the whole disk, right-click the disk and select Surface Test. Then follow the on-screen wizard to finish the process. For more specific information, you can see this post.

Fix 5. Run Disk Cleanup

The error 0x8009001D can be caused by low disk storage, you can try running disk cleanup to clear the junk sources like temporary files, shader cache, and browser cache. Besides, you can use MiniTool Partition Wizard to upgrade hard drive to a larger one and free up disk space.

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Fix 6. Update Windows

In addition to the above methods, you can use Media Creation Tool or Microsoft update Catalog to install the latest version of Windows. Follow the post below to manually download the Window updates. What’s more, you can also try fixing the Windows update error 0x8009001D by performing a clean boot and performing system restore.

Conclusion

Now, this post comes to an end. You can feel free to try the methods one by one to solve your problem. Do you have any better ideas to repair the Windows update error 0x8009001D? You can share them with us in the following comment part.

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