Windows Update installation error 0x80070005 in Windows 10

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Some Windows 10 users complain of a Windows update related problem. According to them, when they try to update Windows, they get an error message, "Windows update error 0x80070005". If you find yourself in the same situation then follow these solutions and the problem will be solved very easily.

Allow Fix-1 permissions -

This error can occur due to improper permissions of some essential folders.

1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Running window on your computer. Above Running window generally o copy paste this position and strike Pay in.



C: Users% Username%AppData

Note: -

  • Substitute "C:“With the drive letter of the Windows installation on your computer.
  • Change "username" to your username.

2 inch file explorer window, right click on "Application data"And then click"Property“To open the Data Properties app App.

3 inch AppData Properties window, go to "Safety"Card" and then click "Modify…”To change permissions.

4. Now click on "Insert…".

5. In the Select Users or Groups window, type "All"In the 'Enter the object names to select' and then click"Check the names“. Click on “all right".

6. Going back to AppData Permissions window, select “All"And then check the"Total control".

7. Finally, click on "Request"Y"all right”To save the changes on your computer.

Close Registry Editor window.

Restart your computer. After restarting your computer, try to update Windows.



Fix-2 empty software distribution folder

Emptying the Software Distribution Software folder on your computer and then running a batch file on your computer will fix this problem.

1. Press Tasto Windows + R have lunch Run, then copy paste this line and hit Pay in.

Download The folder will open in the File Navigator window.

C:WindowsSoftwareDistributionDownload

Note- Replace "C:“With the drive letter of the Windows installation.

2. Now press Ctrl + A to select all folders and press "To delete“To empty the Software Distribution collector Software.

Near File Browser window.

3. Press Tasto Windows + R will launch the Running window.

4. Then type "shell power“And hit Ctrl + Shift + Enter open Shell Power with admin rights.

5. In Power of the window shell, copy paste this command and press Pay in.

Clear-RecycleBin -force -ErrorAction:Ignore

After executing the closing command Window shell power.


6. Download this batch file to your computer.

Batch-File-to-Reset-Windows-Update_TheGeekpage.com

7. Extract the zip file to a location of your choice. Go to the location where you extracted the file.

8. The right mouse button over it "WUReset"And then click"Run as administrator“To run the batch file.

9. Simply press a key to run the batch file on your computer.

10. Once done, you will again be prompted to "Press any key to continue ...Just press a key to close the command prompt window.


Curriculum vitae computer to save the changes to your computer. After restarting your computer, Windows should update without further errors. Your problem should be solved.

Fix-3 Run the .cmd file on your computer-

Running a file with the .cmd extension might work for you. Follow these steps carefully:

1. Go to this website "SubInACL“On your computer.

2. Then click on "Download".

3. Now on the desktop, right click and then click "New>"And then click"Text document".

A blank text document window will open in pad.

Four. Copy paste these lines in the window pad.

Set OSBIT=32 IF exist "%ProgramFiles(x86)%" set OSBIT=64 set RUNNINGDIR=%ProgramFiles% IF %OSBIT% == 64 set RUNNINGDIR=%ProgramFiles(x86)% subinacl /subkeyreg "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionComponent Based Servicing" /grant="nt servicetrustedinstaller"=f

5. In the pad window, click on "Fillet"In the menu bar, then click"Save as ...".

6. In the Save as window, choose a favorable location to save the file.

7. Set the 'File Name:' for "Fix.cmd", And then on 'Save as type:', choose"All files".

8. Finally, click on "Save”To save the file on your computer.

9. Go to the location where you stored the file. Right click on "Correction"And then click"Run as administrator".

10. Click on 'Yup“When prompted User Account Control.

After running the file, start again your computer.

After restarting your computer, try to update your computer. Your problem should be solved.

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