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How do I fix error 0x8007045d?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

0x8007045d is an error code that typically indicates a problem with the drivers or hardware on a computer. This error code can be caused by a variety of issues, but is most commonly caused by outdated or corrupted drivers. In some cases, 0x8007045d can also be caused by a hardware failure.

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1. Check for updates and install any available updates

  1. Start Windows Update by clicking on the Start button and typing "Windows Update".
  2. Select the check for updates option.
  3. If there are any updates available, Windows Update will automatically download and install them.
  4. If there are no updates available, you will be prompted to install the latest update.
  5. If the update solves the 0x8007045d error, you will be able to restart your computer and continue using it.

2. Run the Windows System File Checker tool

  1. Open the Windows System File Checker tool by typing “systemfilechecker” in the Start menu search box.
  2. In the System File Checker window, click on the “Check for errors” button.
  3. In the System File Checker window, click on the “Check system files” button.
  4. In the System File Checker window, browse to the folder where the application that is causing the 0x8007045d error is installed.
  5. In the System File Checker window, click on the “Check file” button.
  6. In the System File Checker window, review the errors that have been found. If the application that is causing the 0x8007045d error is a system file, then the errors will be listed under the “System” category. If the application is a DLL, then the errors will be listed under the “DLL” category.
  7. If the application that is causing the 0x8007045d error is a system file, then you will need to fix the error. To do this, you will need to either update the application or replace the system file with a new version.
  8. If the application that is causing the 0x8007045d error is a DLL, then you will need to fix the error. To do this, you will need to either update the application or replace the DLL with a new version.

3. Run the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool

  1. Open the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, and then clicking System and Security.
  2. Click the Advanced system settings link on the left.
  3. Click the Performance tab.
  4. Click the Memory icon.
  5. Click the Check Now button.
  6. If the tool finds a problem, it will report the error and provide instructions on how to fix it.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Restart your computer and try again.
  2. Scan your computer for malware.
  3. Clean your computer's registry.
  4. Repair your computer's boot sector.
  5. Replace your computer's hard drive.