5 Solutions to Fix Error 0x80070002 [Résolu]

Windows 10 update error code 0x80070002 is the easiest to fix. This is simply an update that is not properly installed.

The suggested solution is to remove the downloaded update, and download it again and install it.

There is a brief summary of the possible causes:

  • Windows XP default security provider has changed.
  • The system does not update some important files.
  • The drive letter of the system partition has been changed.
  • The computer does not transmit all the files during the software update.

Method 1: date and time:

Check the date and time on the system at the bottom right.

Then modify the date and time settings by clicking on the “Date and time” window and click on the “Modify date and time” button, then on “OK”.

When the time is correct, save your work and restart the PC.

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error code 0x80070002

Method 2: Turn off the firewall

If you have a problem with updating, always try to temporarily disable your system’s firewall until the updates are installed.

How to do it ?

  • Right click on the Antivirus / Firewall icon.
  • Choose Disable or Stop

Method 3: Restart “wuauserv” and rename “SoftwareDistribution”


Stop the update service, and rename the ” SoftwareDistribution “To create a new folder and restart the service to delete any damaged files or folders in the folder SoftwareDistribution.

  • Press the key Windows on your keyboard and type cmd.
  • Right-click on the result and choose Execute as administrator.

Type them orders following :

net stop wuauserv

ren% systemroot% SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old

net start wuauserv


  • Avoid to make typos, because they should be typed exactly as they are written here.

Hit Enter on your keyboard after each command to run it, and make sure to wait for the command to complete before typing the next one.

Method 4: Edit Registry Editor

delete user register

If you encounter error 0x80070002 while installing the upgrade:

You can try this method to resolve the issue.

Before you start, you need to make sure that you have selected French (France) in the Language setting.

Run Windows Media Creation Tool as administrator.

Right-click on the icon and select Run as administrator.

Then follow the next steps:

==> On your keyboard Press the key Windows + R the same time .

==> Type regedit and press Enter.

You may need to provide the administrative right to open, click Yes to confirm.

==> Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion WindowsUpdate OSUpgrade

==> Select the key OSUpgrade, and then right-click the blank area in the right panel of registry editor, then click New, then on Value DWORD (32-bit).

==> Right-click on NewValue # 1 and select To modify.

==> Change the name of the value to AllowOSUpgrade, after that you will double-click on the number under the given value and enter 1.

Select Hexadecimal and click OK.


You may have installed Windows updates earlier, but some updates require you to restart your computer for a complete installation.

Such pending updates can cause various issues including error 0x80070002.

Check if there are any updates pending to install them.

Try to access Windows Update and now check for new updates for installation.

This method may not work every time to help you get rid of error 0x80070002, but in your case it may work.

Run the SFC (System File Checker) scan

sfc scannow offbootdir

SFC scan will help you when the problem is caused by corrupted.dll file.

Here’s how to fix it:

  • Simultaneously press Windows + X keys
  • Click Command Prompt (Admin) to open a command prompt.
  • If you are prompted to request permissions, click Yes.
  • In the command prompt, type sfc / scannow and press enter

We hope that these solutions have helped you to fix the error 0x80070002 on your computer. Let us know in the comments section.

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