Windows 10: Error Code 0x8007050a. Updates won't download/install. Need Fix. Solved

  1.    25 Jun 2018 #1

    Error Code 0x8007050a. Updates won't download/install. Need Fix.


    I have started to receive the message posted in the image below.
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    Tried all the usual fixes:- Reregistering Updates, SFC /Scannow, DISM, deleting SoftwareDistribution file Contents, Tweaking Computers Windows Repair etc but nothing works.

    Any help gratefully received Thanks in advance.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    25 Jun 2018 #2

    Odd solution (?) here:
    Windows update not working error 0x8007050a - SOLVED

    Tread carefully - back up before trying.
    Related:
    WUA 0x8007050A: The service start failed since one or more services in the same process have an incompatible service SID type setting. : SCCM

    Given those and that you have Tweaking.com's repair tool, you might try the fix for Windows services.

    Reset Windows Update in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
    For reference.

    More: which is your Windows build? Windows key + R, winver

    Have you checked your disk, and run chkdsk c: /scan from an admin command prompt?
    And please confirm the outcome of
    SFC /Scannow, DISM,
    was successful.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    25 Jun 2018 #3

    Sorry Win 10 1803. 17134.112
    SFC says no corrupted files DISM the same. Chkdsk is fine. Have tried all the suggestions on the web but none work. Tried the tweaking.com repairs for "updates" and "all"
    Last edited by Critical Mass; 25 Jun 2018 at 13:40. Reason: Spelling
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    25 Jun 2018 #4

    Odd solution (?) here:
    Windows update not working error 0x8007050a - SOLVED
    That worked.
    Thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    25 Jun 2018 #5

    - if you've not started using disk imaging routinely yet (e.g. Macrium Reflect (free)), now could be a good time..
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    25 Jun 2018 #6

    I already use Macrium, but I'd never had this error code before and normally I can fix these type of things easily (30+years of IT). Thanks for your help.
    Last edited by Critical Mass; 25 Jun 2018 at 14:09. Reason: Spelling
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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