How to fix the error code 0x80070bcb?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Windows error code 0x80070bcb happens when a file needed by Windows to run is damaged or missing. This can happen if your computer's registry has become corrupted, or if a virus or malware has damaged or deleted files needed by Windows.

1. Restart your computer and try again

  1. Open the "Start" menu and click "Restart".
  2. Press "F8" to open the "Advanced Boot Options" menu.
  3. Click on "Reboot" and then on "Restart".
  4. After your computer restarts, check the error code again and if it is still 0x80070bcb, please try the following steps.
  5. Remove any hardware or software that might be causing the issue. If the issue still persists, please contact customer service for further assistance.

2. Try a different USB cable

  1. Ensure that the USB cable is properly plugged into the computer and the USB port on the device.
  2. Try restarting the computer and the device.
  3. Try replacing the USB cable with another one.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Try a different USB port.
  2. Check for any updates for your operating system and install them.
  3. Check for any updates for your BIOS and install them.
  4. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter and follow the instructions.
  5. Run the Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter and follow the instructions.
  6. Try to install the app again from the Microsoft Store.
  7. Contact the app developer for more support.