How can I fix error code 8007371b?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

This error code is caused by a corrupt or missing file. This file is responsible for storing important data about the Windows operating system. When this file is corrupt or missing, the operating system can no longer access this data, which can lead to various problems.

1. Restart your computer and then try again

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. Press the F8 key repeatedly during the startup process to open the boot menu.
  3. Choose the option to start up in safe mode.
  4. Try to install the latest driver for your device.
  5. Check if your computer has any other problems.

2. Try running the DISM tool

  1. Open an elevated command prompt.
  2. Type "Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup" without the quotes.
  3. If the command is successful, you will be prompted to reboot. Type "Yes" and reboot your computer.
  4. If the command is unsuccessful, you will receive an error code. Please consult the Microsoft support article for more information.

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

  1. Try running the System Update Readiness Tool.
  2. Try manually installing the updates.
  3. Try resetting the Windows Update components.
  4. Try using the Media Creation Tool.
  5. Try using the Windows Update Troubleshooter.
  6. Try using a different Windows Update server.