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Fix Windows Update Error 0x80248007

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Fix Windows Update Error 0x80248007

Many users see Windows Update Error 0x80248007 when you try to download the latest update. The error code is sometimes accompanied by an error message, while sometimes it is only the error code. Whatever the case, we need to focus on the error and start troubleshooting. In this article, we have mentioned all the solutions you need to resolve the error code 0x80248007 and update your system.

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Fix Windows Update Error 0x80248007

This error is usually caused if Windows Update is unable to access certain required files or data. To fix the Windows 0x80248007 update error, you should try to run the following solutions.

  1. Check the status of Windows Update Services
  2. Run the Windows Update troubleshooter
  3. Clean up the software distribution folder
  4. Run SFC and DISM scans
  5. Reset the Windows Update component
  6. Install Windows Update in a clean boot state

Let's talk about it in detail.

1.Check the status of Windows Update Services

Open Windows Service Manager and verify that Windows Update-related services such as Windows Update, Windows Update Medic, Update Orchestrator Services, and so on are not disabled.

The default configuration on a standalone Windows 11/10 PC is as follows:

  • Windows Update Service – Manual (triggered)
  • Windows Update Medic Services – Manual
  • Cryptographic Services – Automatic
  • Background Intelligent Transfer Service – Manual
  • DCOM Server Process Launcher – Automatic
  • RPC Endpoint Mapper – Automatic
  • Windows Installer – Manual.

Make sure that the status of the required services is as shown above.

2.Run the Windows Update troubleshooter

 

Fix Windows Update Error 0x80248007

If the first solutions didn't work, you can try deploying the built-in troubleshooter in Windows and see if it works. It can analyze and repair the problem. So, follow the steps to run the Windows Update troubleshooter.

Windows 11

  • Open Settings.
  • Go to System > Troubleshooting > Other Convenience Stores.
  • Click Windows Update Courses

Windows 10

  • Open Settings.
  • Go to Update & Security > Troubleshooting > Additional Convenience Stores.
  • Click Windows Update> Run the troubleshooter.

On both platforms, you need to follow the on-screen instructions to fix the issues.

Read: Fix Windows Update errors using Microsoft's online troubleshooter

6.Clean up the software distribution folder

Empty the SoftwareDistribution folder. Run the command prompt as an administrator. In the CMD box that appears on the computer screen, enter the following text strings, one at a time, and press Enter.

 
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits

Now navigate to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder and delete all the files and folders in it.

If the files are in use, restart your device. After restarting, run the above commands again. By the way, your Windows Store app needs to be closed, so don't start it.

You will now be able to delete the files from the mentioned Software Distribution folder. Now, in the Command Prompt windows, type the following commands one at a time and press Enter:

 
net start wuauserv
net start bits

Restart. If you are using Windows Update, try using Microsoft Updates or vice versa.

3.Run SFC and DISM

Corrupted system files can also prevent Windows from updating and show you the error code in question. We will use SFC and DISM commands to repair corrupted files. Open Command Prompt as administrator from the Start menu and run the following command.

sfc /scannow

If that doesn't work, try the following command.

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

After you run the command, restart your computer and try to update your system again. I hope this will do the job for you.

4.Reset Windows Update Components

Another reason why you see the error is Windows Update corruption. What you need to do is to reset the Windows Update components, restart your computer, and check if the problem persists. It is a very simple solution that can work in this case.

5.Install Windows Update in Clean Boot State

Many third-party applications can interfere with the Windows service and cause problems. With Clean Boot, we will disable all these services and see if it works. You can then update your computer to the clean boot state or find out the cause of the problem.

I hope you can solve the problem with these solutions.

How to fix a corrupted Windows update?

There are many ways to repair corrupted Windows updates. You can use the Windows Update troubleshooter to do the same, or you can try to use the DISM tool to repair a corrupted Windows update. However, if you see a particular error code, it is best to use it to look for solutions. In case of error code 0x80248007, the best solution is to restart the service and delete the files. We recommend that you scroll down and check the solutions we have mentioned to fix the problem easily.

How do I fix the 0x800700c1 error?

The Windows 0x800700c1 update error can be resolved by applying the following solutions:

 
  1. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter
  2. Delete temporary Windows Update files from the SoftwareDistribution folder
  3. Change the startup type of the Windows Installer service to Automatic.
  4. Install Windows Update through the Media Creation Tool.

 

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