How to fix the error code: 0x80070017?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

This error code indicates that a file needed for installation is corrupt. This can happen if the download was interrupted or if the file was damaged during the download process.

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1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Click "Start" and then "Shutdown" to restart your computer.
  3. Press the "F5" key to reload your operating system.
  4. When the computer restarts, press the "R" key to enter the "Restart" menu.
  5. Select "Reboot" and then press the "R" key again to restart your computer.
  6. Select "Restart" and then press the "F5" key to reload your operating system.
  7. When the computer restarts, press the "R" key to enter the "Restart" menu.
  8. Select "Exit without saving changes" to restart your computer.

2. Try installing the updates in a different order

  1. Install updates for Windows Server 2008 R2.
  2. Install updates for Windows 7.
  3. Install updates for Windows 8.
  4. Install updates for Windows 10.

3. Try using a different internet connection

  1. Choose the "Update and Recovery" option from the Start menu.
  2. Click on "Check for updates."
  3. If there are any updates available, Windows will install them and then reboot.
  4. If Windows does not detect any updates, click on "Settings."
  5. Under the "Network and Internet" category, click on "Network."
  6. Under the " network connections" category, click on the "Manage" button.
  7. If the "Internet connection" is listed as "Not connected," click on the "Activate" button.
  8. Type the correct IP address of the connection that you want to use and hit the "OK" button.
  9. If you are using a wireless connection, make sure that the network is "Enabled" in the "Network and Internet" category.
  10. Click on the "Connect" button.
  11. If there is an error, the "Connection failed" message will appear.
  12. Click on the "Reset" button.
  13. If there is still an error, try connecting to the internet using a different device.

4. Check for updates again at a later time

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Choose System and Security.
  3. Click System.
  4. Click Updates.
  5. Click Check for updates.
  6. If an update is available, the installation will begin.
  7. If an update is not available, the installation will report that an update is not available and will provide a link to the Microsoft website where you can download a new update.