How to Fix Windows Error Code 0x80070490

How to Fix Windows Error Code 0x80070490
How to Fix Windows Error Code 0x80070490
The error code 0x80070490 usually indicates that there is a problem with the Windows update process. To fix this error, you can try the following steps:

Restart your computer and try running the Windows update again. Sometimes, a simple restart can fix the issue.

Check if your computer has enough storage space. The error can also occur if your computer doesn't have enough space to download and install the update.

Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter. This is a built-in tool that can help diagnose and fix problems with the Windows update process. To run the troubleshooter, follow these steps:

Open the Start menu and search for "troubleshoot."
Click on "Troubleshoot" in the search results.
Click on "Windows Update" in the list of troubleshooters.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting process.
Reset the Windows Update components. This can help fix problems with the Windows update process. To reset the update components, follow these steps:

Open the Start menu and search for "command prompt."
Right-click on "Command Prompt" in the search results and select "Run as administrator."
In the Command Prompt window, type the following commands and press Enter after each one:
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver
After resetting the update components, try running the Windows update again. If the error persists, you may need to contact Microsoft support for further assistance.


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