This error 0x8007007e occurs at the time, when you want to upgrade to windows 10. The error is normally caused by corrupted windows file or unknown error, which prevents you to upgrade your system. It can also be caused by some third party softwares like antivirus programs.
In this tutorial, we will guide you through simple methods how to fix this error. Keep reading the article and you will find the best solution for your problem in order to resolve it.
Follow the below methods carefully:
Method # 1: Disabling Antivirus programs
Step 1: Simply right click on the antivirus program in task bar running on your computer and then select “Disable” option.
Step 2: After that, try to upgrade your windows. After the completion of upgrading process, then you can enable the antivirus program.
Step 3: Simply right click on the Antivirus icon in the task bar and then select “Enable” option.
Method # 2: How To Manually Update WUC (Windows Update Components)
Step 1: Open the command prompt by typing “cmd” in the windows start search and then right click on command prompt and select “run as administrator”.
Step 2: Type the following command one by one and then press enter after each to execute:
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bit
net start msiserver
Step 3: After executing all the commands, simply close the command prompt.
Step 4: Now, upgrade your windows and check the problem is solved or not.
Method # 3: Clean Boot (Computer)
Step 1: Simultaneously press windows+R key and then type “msconfig” and press enter.
Step 2: In system configuration window, click on the “services” tab.
Step 3: In services tab, check the option “Hide all Microsoft services” and then click on “Disable All”.
Step 4: After that, click on “Start up” tab and then select “Disable All” or open the task manager and then right click on each task and select “Disable” option.
Step 5: At last, restart your computer.
We have share three best methods in a simple way, if you have any question related to this post, then let us know in the comment section and stay in touch to get your reply soon.
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