You might receive Windows 10 Update Error 0x8007000E when downloading the updates from Microsoft Update & Security Page. This error stops your PC to download and install the latest version of Updates and security features. As a Windows 10 user, if you got irritated by this error, then this article might help you a lot in fixing this updates problem.
Code 0x8007000E Windows Update ran into a problem.
This error mainly occurs if there is third-party security software is installed on your PC and that software is blocking your PC to download updates from the remote server. On the other hand, due to corrupted system files or damaged Windows Update Components are also the big reason for the update error 0x8007000E.
In this article, I am explaining several methods that will help you to resolve this problem. Try each method one by one and reboot your PC and try to start downloading updates again.
Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
This tool is specially designed and developed to fix Windows Update-related issues as well as several other problems in your PC. This tool covers all the problematic areas of your PC and runs your PC error-free.
Method 2: Reset Windows Update Components
This is one of the trusted and tested methods to fix any kind of Windows Update issues including the error code 0x8007000E. When you reset Windows Update Components, the Windows Operating System resets all the services, folders, and permissions that belong to the Update System. After resetting the Windows Update Components, you will get the whole new Update folder with zero errors.
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
Ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver
Method 3: Run System File Checker Tool
System File Corruption is a major issue for Windows 10 Update Failure. There might be missing DLL files, corrupted sys or inf files, etc. on your system that needs to be fixed immediately. Luckily, there is a free tool in Windows by which you can repair damaged or corrupted system files.
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
Method 4: Update using Windows Update Assistants
If Windows Update Service is not working for you, you can download a tiny tool Windows Update Assistants tool that can make Windows Update smoother and error-free.
In this article, I explained how you can recover from the error code 0x8007000E. This error mostly comes when you try to download the update through Update & Security settings in Windows 10.