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[Fixed] Windows Update Error Code 800f020b

Error Code 800f020b  is common for all the Windows Operating systems when you try to install the windows update. Windows Update error usually appears when Windows 10 or Windows update system is broken or there is network related issues and concerns. Usual causes for this error are communication failure over the internet with Microsoft update servers.

Firstly, I will suggest you to do Windows Troubleshoot for Error Code 800f020b. After that, Disable the proxy internet connection and try again to install windows update.

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How a proxy connection can be disabled?

  1. Firstly, open Internet Explorer and click on Tools->Internet Options
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  2. Next, go to Connections and LAN Settings
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  3. Finally, make sure the Proxy server is disabled

Similarly, 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.

Repair and Solutions for Error Code 800f020b

They failed for windows update services that could also cause you this Error code 800f020b while updating Windows update .

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.


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

  1. Firstly, open Command Prompt as Administrator by right clicking on it
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  2. Secondly,  go to c:\windows\
  3. Now rename software distribution folder to old
  4. Some cases it may not happen until you stop the windows update services
  5. To stop that run a command line “Net stop wuauserv” and hit Enter
  6. Followed by try to rename this folder software distribution to old
  7. Then you can restart the windows update service
  8. Next use this command “Net start wuauserv” and hit Enter
  9. Finally, check for updates now

SFC Scan to Fix Error Code 800f020b

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.

Similarly, this process may result a positive note stating all the issues are resolved and also the negative result stating that your windows is corrupted.

Final Solution for Windows Update Error Code 800f020b

In this case, you should really work hard to reinstall windows operating system. Simultaneously, 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 in doing this method, we recommend you to chat with our experts. I am sure they will guide you and help resolve this issue. You can also visit website for more details and information. 

However, we give you assurance about your money and the service. If you like to see the procedure for a paid support, you may ask the Tech available online here on this page.

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