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How do I fix Windows Updates error 800b0001?

Published on April 14th, 2022

Windows Updates 800b0001 is an error code that indicates that a problem occurred while trying to update Windows. This can be caused by a number of issues, including problems with the Windows Update service, corrupt files, or incorrect settings.

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1. Try to run Windows Update again

  1. Reset the Windows Update service by following these steps: -Open an elevated command prompt. -Type "sc config windowsupdate service start=disabled" and press Enter. -Type "sc config windowsupdate service enable=true" and press Enter. -Type "net start windowsupdate" and press Enter. -Type "net stop windowsupdate" and press Enter. -Type "reboot" and press Enter.
  2. Check for and install any updates that are available.
  3. If the problem still exists, try to reset Windows Update using the following steps: -Open an elevated command prompt. -Type "sc config windowsupdate service start=auto" and press Enter. -Type "sc config windowsupdate service enable=true" and press Enter. -Type "net start windowsupdate" and press Enter. -Type "net stop windowsupdate" and press Enter. -Type "reboot" and press Enter.
  4. If the problem still exists, try to start Windows Update from the Windows Update Settings app.
  5. If the problem still exists, try to uninstall and reinstall Windows Update.
  6. If the problem still exists, try to disable and enable Windows Update service.
  7. If the problem still exists, try to run Windows Update Troubleshooter.

2. Try to install updates using Microsoft Update

  1. Open Microsoft Update.
  2. In the left pane, under "Available updates," click "Windows Update."
  3. In the right pane, under "Available updates for your computer," click "Windows Update."
  4. On the "Windows Update" page, under "Available updates," click "Install updates."
  5. On the "Select updates to install" page, under "Windows Update," click "Install updates."
  6. On the "Confirm installation" page, click "Install updates."
  7. On the "Install updates" page, under "Windows Update," click "OK."
  8. On the "Thank you for installing updates" page, click "Close."

3. Try to install updates from the Windows Update Catalog

  1. Open the Windows Update Catalog.
  2. In the left pane, under the heading "Updates," click the "All Updates" link.
  3. In the right pane, under the heading "Available Updates," click the "Windows Update" link.
  4. On the "Windows Update" page, under the heading "Windows Updates for your edition of Windows," click the "Browse" link.
  5. In the left pane, under the heading "Update Bulletin," click the "Windows Update" link.
  6. On the "Windows Update" page, under the heading "Windows Updates for your edition of Windows," click the "Install Updates" link.
  7. On the "Windows Update" page, under the heading "Windows Updates for your edition of Windows," click the "From the Web" link.
  8. In the right pane, under the heading "Update Files," click the "Browse" link.
  9. In the left pane, under the heading "File Name," click the "Browse" link.
  10. In the right pane, double-click the file that you want to install.
  11. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen.

4. Try to reset the Windows Update Components

1.Open the Start menu and type "Windows Update" 2.Click on "Windows Update" 3.Click on "Update Services" 4.Click on "Reset Windows Update Components" 5.Click on "Yes" to confirm 6.Click on "OK" to reset

5. Try to run the System File Checker tool

  1. Open the Start menu, type "system file checker" and press Enter.
  2. In the System File Checker window, click on the "Scan for Issues" button.
  3. In the "Scan for Issues" window, click on the "Next" button.
  4. In the "Next" window, click on the "Advanced" button.
  5. In the "Advanced" window, click on the "Scan for Issues" button.
  6. In the "Scan for Issues" window, click on the "Next" button.
  7. In the "Next" window, click on the "Fix Issues" button.
  8. In the "Fix Issues" window, click on the "Next" button.
  9. In the "Next" window, click on the "Finish" button.
  10. If the System File Checker finds any issues, it will show you the issues in the "Fix Issues" window. Fix the issues and then click on the "Finish" button.

6. Try to run the DISM tool

  1. Open an elevated command prompt.
  2. Type " DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreBase" and press Enter.
  3. Type " DISM /Online /Get-WimFile" and press Enter.
  4. Type " DISM /Online /Fix-WindowsUpdate" and press Enter.
  5. Type " DISM /Online /Disable-Feature /FeatureName:WindowsUpdate" and press Enter.
  6. Type " DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:WindowsUpdate" and press Enter.