This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 80070010 or 0x80070010 if it is not working properly or throwing an error while installing, updating or upgrading Windows.
The error message may look like: – Windows could not search for new updates. An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.
– Some updates were not installed. Failed: 24 updates Error(s) found: Code 80070010 Windows update encountered an unknown error.
This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Windows:
Faulting module name: Windows update.dll, version: 1.3.1032.90734
Exception code: 0xa08c503a
Fault offset: 0xe08d314c
Faulting process ID: 0×129
Faulting application start time: 0x800f4b63540733
Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
Report ID: c1f24b73-6777-98e8-2637-8931caa4e552
Also Known as
fehler code 80070010, foutcode 80070010, fejlkode 80070010, code d’erreur 80070010, codice di errore 80070010, feil kode 80070010, cod de eroare 80070010, código de error 80070010
Cause of 80070010 Windows Update Error Code
Windows Firewall blocking the installation
Temporary files location contains active threat
How to Resolve Windows Error 80070010
Step 1: Disable any installed Antivirus/Malware/Adware Program Temporarily
Some times Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft Windows installer files as Spam and block it from installing. Please refer your vendors website for disabling it temporarily. Once installation is done you can activate it again.
Step 2:Check Proxy Server Settings
1. Press Windows Key + R and Enter “CMD” (without quotes)
2. Press OK.
3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold ctrl+c and press ctrl+v in command prompt)
netsh winhttp show proxy
Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on CMD button and select “Run as Administrator”
If you get the message “Direct Access (no proxy server)“, continue to the next step otherwise disable proxy from Network Settings.
In most cases MicrosoftWindows update error 80070010 should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.
You can chat one-on-one with one of our Microsoft Certified Support Representative 24/7 by clicking on the Chat button.