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How to Fix Windows 11 Update Error 0x800f0831?

In this article we will discuss how fix this error when installing a cumulative update. Error code 0x800f0831 is an error which people encounter while using the Windows Update service.

To resolve Windows 11 Update Error 0x800f0831, remove your existing VPN connection which is restricting your system from communication with the other servers.

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Causes of the Windows 11 Update Error 0x800f0831

Different aspects that lead to this error code are:

  1. Conflict with another software
  2. Corrupt system files
  3. Limited disk storage space
  4. Damaged or corrupted Windows update components

How to Resolve Windows 11 Update Error 0x800f0831?

To resolve this error code, follow this methods:

Perform Windows Update Troubleshooter

  1. Firstly, click on the Start button and then select the settings option
  2. Next, click on the System button in the left pane and go to troubleshoot option in the right pane
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  3. After that, click on Other Troubleshooter option
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  4. Finally, select Window Update option and Run the troubleshooter
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Run System File Checker (SFC) Scan

  1. Firstly, open Command Prompt and click on Run as Administrator
    SFC Scan
  2. Next, in the CMD window, enter the command sfc/scannow and press Enter
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  3. Finally, once the scan is complete restart your system

Run the DISM Command

  1. Firstly, Open the command prompt window and Run as Administrator
  2. Now, enter the below commands and hit Enter
    • DISM.exe/Online/Clean-image/Scanhealth
    • DISM.exe/Online/Clean-image/Scanhealth
  3. Finally, to close the administrator,
    • In the CMD window, type Exit and Press Enter

Perform System Clean Boot

If this error still persists, then try booting your PC in clean boot. To perform a clean boot,

  1. Firstly, log into your system as administrator
  2. Secondly, open the Run dialog box and type msconfig and click Enter
    Clean boot
  3. After this, in configuration window go to the Services option
  4. Now, check the box next to Hide all Microsoft Services and click Disable all button
  5. After that, click on Open Task Manager and click on each entry and disable them
    Task Manager
  6. Finally Exit Task Manager, click on OK button and restart your PC

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