Windows Update Error 80070003 [Windows 10]

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    Windows 8.1

    Windows Update Error 80070003 [Windows 10]

    So i am trying to update to windows 10 and i keep getting an error (80070003) saying that windows 10 couldn't be installed

    I have tried using Windows Update Diagnostic but don't seem to work.

    I have also tried deleting files in C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\DataStore and C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download

    and still no luck could someone please help me as this is really making me mad

    Thanks In Advanced


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  2. Posts : 7

    Same here, takes 4 hours to download then fails. Tried 3 times
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    Windows 10x64 17713

    Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

    My want to try upgrading from the ISO and bypassing WU entirely.
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  4. Posts : 7

    cyberrufus said:
    Windows 10 ISO Download - Windows 10 Forums

    My want to try upgrading from the ISO and bypassing WU entirely.
    Isn't that complicated - why don't microsoft make thing work, I only bought the laptop 12 months ago.
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    Same issue here. ISO doesn't help and it seems that it is not a true ISO, just something to start the process (at least if installed on a flash drive.).
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    Guys, check out this thread: Windows 10 Error Code: 80070003 During - Windows 10 Forums
    The problem can be caused by partition manager.
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    I had two laptops screwed up by easus todo partition manager which I am pretty sure caused by 80070003 errors. In my case I found this after I did a complete factory restore and then changed my HDD to an SSD. At this time my partitions were ok (after the restore). I then attempted to use the same software to do a clone in order to use the new SSD. The resulting non-os partitions looked wrong so I contacted their support and they agreed. I then used another clone software that came with my clone cable and the results were good. I sent those results to easus todo support. They acknowledged the issue but offered no solution. I sent the same results to the maker of the clone cable who noted that their software seemed to have fixed the partitions.
    My question is, why doesn't Microsoft know this?
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