Error 0x80248007 happens when the user tries to update Windows 10. This is not uncommon and Windows users face the same issue. Though Microsoft regularly releases Windows Updates that include many new features and also fixes many bugs. Windows 10 installs these updates automatically if you are connected to the internet. When Windows fails to download and install the updates, Error 0x80248007 appears. Error 0x80248007 can be fixed in many ways that are simple to apply.
Methods to fix Error 0x80248007
There are three ways to fix the Error 0x80248007. Let us discuss t6ehm one by one.
Modify Windows updates service
If the Windows’ services are not working properly, Error 0x80248007 occurs. Use the below steps to solve the problem:
- From your keyboard, press the Windows key. Go to Control Panel.
- Try to view large icons. Select “Administrative Tools”.
- Double click on “Services”.
- If needed, type the password for administrative confirmation.
- Right-click on “Windows Update”.
- Click “Stop”.
From the software distribution folder, delete temporary update files
- Navigate to “C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution”.
- Go to “DataStore” folder, double click on it to open. Delete all the files and folders in it.
- Now go back to the “SoftwareDistribution” folder. Double click on “Download” to open it.
- Delete all the files present in this folder.
Restart Windows Update service.
- Go to Control Panel. Select Administrative tools.
- Click on Services. Select Windows Update.
- Right-click on “Windows Update”. Click “Start”.
- Now close the “Services” window and the “Administrative Tools” window.
Restart the Windows Installer service
- Press Windows key + X from your keyboard simultaneously. Click on “Command Prompt (Admin)”.
- Click on Yes to the pop-up notification.
- Type “net start msiserver’. Press Enter key.
- Now check if the problem is solved or not.
Update your device drivers
Many times, there are some missing files in Windows update. Verify that all your devices have the right driver if not, update them. Updating the device drivers manually requires time, patience and skills. Use the following steps to update device drivers using Windows Update:
- Go to Settings.
- Click on “Update & Security”.
- Select “Windows Update”.
- Click on “Check for Update” button.
Repairing corrupted windows system files
- Open command prompt as admin.
- Type “sfc/scannow.”
- Hit enter.
- Once your system is scanned, replacements will be done where they are necessary.
- Wait till windows scan and repair system files.
- In case, the protected files are overwritten by incorrect files, the correct system file will be extracted from the system file backup and replace the incorrect file.
- Restart you computer now.
The drivers that are missing after upgrade or a new driver is published for improving older version, it will be automatically downloaded. There are many free driver updater tools available to help in updating drivers.
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