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Windows Update Error 0x80070bc9

Error Code 0x80070bc9 error code is common for all the Windows Operating systems when you try to install the updates. It usually appears when Windows 10 or Windows 7 update system is broken or there is network related glitches.

Usual causes for this Error Code 0x80070bc9 are communication failure over the internet with Microsoft update servers.

Firstly, I will suggest you to do Windows Troubleshoot for 0x80070bc9 windows update.

After that,

Disable the proxy internet connection and try again to install the update.

How to Disable the Proxy Connection?

  1. Firstly, open Internet Explorer and click on Tools->Internet Options

  2. Secondly, go to Connections and LAN Settings
  3. Finally, make sure the Proxy server is disabled.

Second case would be with your Antivirus. There are proxy settings enabled under your settings of any security programs that you may be using. If you cannot find the procedure to stop it, you can ask our techs on chat support to guide you.

How to Resolve the Error Code (0x80070bc9)?

There are failed windows update services that could also cause you this Error 0x80070bc9 while updating Windows.

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 programs. There is a procedure that you need to follow through command lines.

Above all, 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 and install error – 0x80070bc9.


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

  1. Firstly, open Command Prompt as Administrator by right clicking on it.
  2. Secondly, go to c:\windows\
  3. After this, 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

  6. Followed by you can try to rename this folder software distribution to old
  7. After that, restart the windows update service
  8. Then use this command “Net start wuauserv” and hit Enter
  9. Finally, check for updates now.

SFC Scan to Fix Error Code 0x80070bc9:

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.

This process may result positive note saying all the issues are resolved 0x80070bc9 error and the other side the negative result could be that your windows is corrupted.

Final Solution:

In this case, you should really work hard to reinstall windows operating system.

However, 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 0x80070bc9 windows update error in doing this method, we advise you to choose a Technical Support from us to help you better.

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