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How To Fix Windows Error Code 0x80070005 in Windows 11?

Windows Error Code 0x80070005 pops up when there is a problem in installing Windows updates. You will also encounter this issue when Windows does not activate or run the applications and programs.

This error code refers to Windows update that does not have the required files or registry permissions to execute an operation. In this article we will discuss the different possible ways to resolve this error code in Windows 11.

Windows Error Code 0x80070005

Methods to fix Windows Error Code 0x80070005 in Windows 11

Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

In Windows 11,

  1. Firstly, go to Settings option.
  2. Next, click on System and then click on Troubleshoot tab.
  3. In the Troubleshoot tab, click on the Other Troubleshooters option.
  4. Finally, select the Run button next to Windows Update.

Windows Error Code 0x80070005

Scan for Malware and Viruses

Malware and viruses usually delete necessary system files and registry keys used to run programs and install Windows updates.

To scan malware and viruses in Windows 11,

  1. Firstly, go to Settings tab.
  2. Then, click on the Privacy & security option
  3. In the Windows Security tab, open the Virus & threat protection feature and then click on Manage settings
  4. Finally, toggle on Real-time protection.

Windows Error Code 0x80070005

Perform a Clean boot

A clean boot is a way to identify applications that are causing problems in your Windows

Here are the steps to be followed to perform a clean boot,

  1. Firstly, go to Start menu
  2. Secondly, enter the command as msconfig and select Best Match
  3. Next, go to the Services option and click on Hide all Microsoft Services and then click Disable All
  4. After that, click on the Start-up tab and click Open Task Manager.
  5. Now select any program you think is giving problem and click on Disable.
  6. Finally, restart your system to start the clean boot.

Run the System File Checker (SFC Scan) for Windows Error Code 0x80070005

If you are getting the Error 0x80070005, running the SFC scan process is the best solution to this problem. Connect your systyem to the Internet and follow the steps below.

  1. Firstly, open the command prompt and select the option of Run as administrator.
    SFC Scan
  2. Next, type the command as sfc /scannow in the terminal window and press Enter and then rerun the application.

SFC Scan

Finally, if you still have a problem in solving this error code, we advise you to  chat with our expert they will help you better. We also have our Tech available online here on this page for any error related issues and concerns.

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