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How do I fix error 0x80070652?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Windows error 0x80070652 is caused by a corrupt or damaged file. This file may be corrupt due to a virus, a hardware issue, or a software issue. When this file is corrupt, Windows is unable to read it and will produce the error message. This error can be caused by a number of different things, but is most commonly caused by a virus or a hardware issue.

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1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. Turn off your computer and disconnect any external devices.
  2. Remove the battery if it is installed.
  3. Disconnect any cables from the computer.
  4. Turn on the computer and wait until it finishes booting.
  5. Press and hold the Shift key while clicking the Restart button.
  6. Select your language and click OK.
  7. Choose your operating system from the list and click OK.
  8. Click the Troubleshoot button.
  9. Select Advanced options.
  10. Click Startup Settings.
  11. Under the Restart tab, select 3 to put the computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
  12. Under the Advanced options tab, click Startup Applications.
  13. Scroll through the list and delete any application that was not started as intended.
  14. Click the Restart button.
  15. Select your language and click OK.
  16. Choose your operating system from the list and click OK.
  17. Click the Troubleshoot button.
  18. Select Advanced options.
  19. Click Startup Settings.
  20. Under the Restart tab, select 5 to restart the computer from the last known good configuration.
  21. Click the Restart button.
  22. Select your language and click OK.
  23. Choose your operating system from the list and click OK.
  24. Click the Troubleshoot button.
  25. Select Advanced options.
  26. Click Startup Settings.
  27. Under the Restart tab, select 7 to restart the computer from a saved state.
  28. Click the Restart button.
  29. Select your language and click OK.
  30. Choose your operating system from the list and click OK.

2. Update your computer

  1. Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
  2. Click on Start, type "cmd" and press Enter.
  3. Type "net stop wuauserv" and press Enter.
  4. Type "net start wuauserv" and press Enter.
  5. Type "cmd" and press Enter.
  6. Type "ipconfig /all" and press Enter.
  7. Look for an error message that says "The computer cannot find the network card."
  8. If you find that message, follow the instructions below to fix the error.
  9. If you do not find the error message, then your computer is not having problems with the network card and you do not need to take any further action.
  10. Close all open programs and windows.
  11. Reboot your computer.

3. Check for updates for your apps

1.Open the App Store on your device 2.Select the app you want to check for updates 3.If there is an update available, it will be listed under "Update." 4.Tap on the update to download and install it 5.If the update fails, you will see an error code of 0x80070652.

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

  1. Run the Windows Store apps troubleshooter.
  2. Reset your computer.