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How to Fix Error 0x8007000d?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

There are a few different reasons that the 0x8007000d error might occur, but the most common reason is because a file that is needed by Windows is corrupt or missing. This can happen if the file gets corrupted during a software update or if it is accidentally deleted. Another possible reason for this error is that there is a problem with the way that the computer's registry is configured.

If you see this error, it is important to try to figure out what is causing it so that you can fix the problem. One way to do this is to use the System File Checker tool which is built into Windows. This tool will scan your system files and replace any that are corrupt or missing. You can also try using a registry cleaner program to fix any registry errors that might be causing the problem.

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1. Try running the Windows Update Troubleshooter

  1. Open the Windows Update Troubleshooter by clicking on the Start button, typing update and pressing Enter.
  2. Click on the Next button.
  3. Select the problem that you are experiencing and click on the Next button.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to fix the problem.

2. Try running the Microsoft Fix It solution for 0x8007000d

  1. Open the Microsoft Fix It solution.
  2. Select your computer from the list of computers.
  3. Select the problem area from the list of problems.
  4. Click on the "Next" button.
  5. Select the action you want to take.
  6. Click on the "Next" button.
  7. Select the type of problem you are experiencing.
  8. Click on the "Next" button.
  9. Select the resources you need to fix the problem.
  10. Click on the "Next" button.
  11. Review the information and click on the "Next" button.
  12. Select the action you want to take.
  13. Click on the "Finish" button.

3. Try resetting the Windows Update Components

The following are the steps to try to reset the Windows Update Components in order to fix error 0x8007000d:

  1. Open the Control Panel and click on the System and Security category.
  2. On the System and Security window, click on the Windows Update icon.
  3. On the Windows Update window, click on the Check for updates button.
  4. If any updates are found, click on the Install updates button.
  5. If the updates are not found, click on the Repair button.
  6. If the updates are not found or if the repair fails, click on the Advanced options button.
  7. On the Advanced options window, click on the Reset options button.
  8. On the Reset options window, select the following options: a. Reset the system settings b. Reset the computer
  9. Click on the Reset button.
  10. If the reset fails, click on the Troubleshoot button.
  11. Click on the Fix problem with Windows Update button.
  12. If the fix problem with Windows Update fails, click on the Reset button again.
  13. If the reset fails a third time, click on the Advanced options button and then on the Reset options button.
  14. On the Reset options window, select the following options: a. Reset the system settings b. Reset the computer
  15. Click on the Reset button.

4. Try running the System File Checker

  1. Open the "System File Checker" utility by clicking on the "Start" button, typing "sfc" in the search box, and clicking on "System File Checker" in the search results.
  2. Click on the "Scan" button to start the scan.
  3. If the "System File Checker" utility finds any errors, it will display a list of those errors.
  4. Click on the "Fix All" button to fix all the errors.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Try running the DISM tool.
  2. Try deleting the SoftwareDistribution folder.
  3. Try running the Windows Update Cleanup tool.
  4. Try manually installing updates.