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Windows Update Error Code 0x800b010a

If you receive Microsoft Update Error code 0x800b010a when you download updates from Windows Update or Microsoft Update, you need to restart the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) or the Windows Event Log service.

In this article, we will discuss the causes  and also the different methods used to resolve this windows update error code 0x800b010a completely. 

Error code 0x800b010a

When this Error Code 0x800b010a Pop Up?

Windows Update error 0x800b010a is generally caused by many different ways on your computer. However, this error code is most likely caused by one or more of the following reasons

  1. Integral Windows system files are corrupted
  2. A malicious file is infiltrated and corrupted the Windows registry
  3. Hardware and/or software drivers have been corrupted
  4. Required DLL files are corrupted or missing

How to Resolve this Windows Update Error Code 0x800b010a? 

To resolve this problem, follow these steps

Step 1 – Run the Windows Update troubleshooter

Run the Windows Update troubleshooter to automatically fix some common problems with Windows Update or Microsoft Update, and then run Windows Update again.

Step 2 – Restart the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) and Windows Event Log service

Windows 10

  1. Firstly, open Control Panel, type administrative tools in the search box, and then click Administrative Tools
  2. Secondly, double-click Services. If you prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation
  3. Thirdly, right-click the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) service, and then click Properties
  4. On the General tab, next to Startup type, make sure that Automatic (Delayed Start) is selected
  5. Next to Service status, check if the service is started. If it’s not, click Start
  6. After this, click OK to close the Properties dialog box
  7. Right-click the Windows Event Log service, and then click Properties
  8. Finally, next to Service status, check if the service is started. If not, click Start

If the BITS or Windows Event Log service cannot start successfully, use the System File Checker tool to repair damaged Windows files, and then restart the service again. To do this, follow these steps

  1. Open an elevated Command Prompt
  2. Run the following command: sfc /scan now
    Error Code 0x800b010a
  3. Try to restart the service

After the BITS and Windows Event Log services start, run Windows Update again.

Windows 8.1 or Windows 8 and 0x800b010a windows 7

  1. Similarly Open Administrative Tools from Control Panel. Open Control Panel, type administrative tools in the search box, and then click Administrative Tools
  2. Double-click Services.  If prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation
  3. Right-click the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) service, and then click Properties
  4. Click OK to close the Properties dialog box
  5. Right-click the Windows Event Log service, and then click Properties

If the BITS or Windows Event Log service cannot start successfully, use the System File Checker tool to repair damaged Windows files, and then restart the service again. To do this, follow these steps

  1. First, open an elevated Command Prompt.
  2. Next, run the following command: sfc /scan now
  3. Finally, restart the service

After this BITS and Windows Event Log services start, run Windows Update again.

0x800b010a error windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Firstly, open Administrative Tools by clicking the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type administrative tools, and then click Administrative Tools.
  2. Secondly, double-click Services
    • Note: If prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  3. Thirdly, right-click the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) service, and then click Properties.
  4. Click OK to close the Properties dialog box.
  5. After this, Right-click the Windows Event Log service, and then click Properties.

If the BITS or Windows Event Log service cannot start successfully, use the System File Checker tool to repair damaged Windows files, and then restart the service again. To do this, follow these steps

  1. First, open an elevated Command Prompt.
  2. Next, run the following command: sfc /scan now
  3. Finally, restart the service

After that the BITS and Windows Event Log services start, run Windows Update again. However, if you’re not able to fix the window issue after all the steps. We will to provide you an alternative way to install/repair window. If you need further assistance in performing the proposed actions.

The installation errors or any runtime error 0x800b010a windows might occur due to the following issues

In Conclusion,

Finally, If you are still not able to resolve this windows upadte error (0x800b010a) , we suggest you to chat with our experts. I am sure they will help you resolve this 0x800b010a windows 11 completely. You can also visit our webpage for more details and information regarding the 0x800b010a error resolving techniques. 

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