[Fixed] Windows Update Error Code 0x80070641

Error Code 0x80070641 is common for all the Windows Operating systems when you try to install windows updates. This appears when Windows 11, Windows 10 or Windows 7 update system is broken or if there are any network related issues. In this article, we will discuss the various reasons for the occurrence of this issue and what are the repair solutions needed to resolve this Error code 0x80070641.

Causes of Windows Update Error Code 0x80070641 

Usual causes for this Error Code 0x80070641 are communication failure over the Internet with Microsoft update servers.

  1. Firstly, I will suggest you to do Windows Troubleshoot for Error Code 0x80070641.
  2. After that, Disable the proxy Internet connection and try again to install the windows update.

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How a proxy connection can be disabled for the Error Code 0x80070641?

  1. Open Internet Explorer and click on Tools->Internet Options
  2. Go to Connections and LAN Settings
  3. Finally, Check if the Proxy server is disabled

The second case is with your Antivirus. In this case the proxy settings are enabled in settings of any security programs used. If you cannot find the procedure to stop it, you can ask our techs on chat support to guide you.

Repair and Solutions for Error Code 0x80070641

While updating if this failed Windows update services cause this error code 0x80070641 

Try the below steps to repair Windows services:

Repairing Windows update services is not possible like you repair any windows apps from the add/remove. There is a procedure that you need to follow through command lines. This requires the user to have administrator rights on his computer. As per the Microsoft set of rules defined on various Knowledge base articles, the steps are simplified as mentioned here to reset your windows update services.

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Following these steps carefully will not make any changes to your personal data or programs. It will only reset the Windows update services.

  1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator by right clicking on it.
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  2. Go to c:\windows\
  3. Rename software distribution folder to old
  4. Some cases it may not happen until you stop the windows update services
  5. To stop that, you can run a command line net stop wuauserv and hit enter
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  6. Next, try to rename this folder software distribution to old
  7. Then you can restart the windows update service
  8. Use the command “Net start wuauserv” and hit enter
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  9. Check for updates now

SFC Scan to Fix Error Code 0x80070641

SFC SCAN is the command line that we use to do this process. I will explain you the steps in detail on how to perform this scan.

As a result, by following this process you will get a positive result stating that all the issues are resolved and other way the negative result could be that your Windows system is corrupted.

Final Solution

In this case, you should really work hard to reset windows or reinstall Windows operating system. Consequently, backing up data is the foremost important thing in order to make sure you won’t lose your personal files.

In Conclusion,

If you have problem doing this method, we advise you to choose a Technical Support from us to help you better.  If you are still not able to resolve this Error Code 0x80070641 , we suggest you to chat with our experts. I am sure they will help you to get rid off it . You can also visit our website for more information.

More details for this method at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/929135/how-to-perform-a-clean-boot-in-windows


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