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WINDOWS UPDATE ERROR 0X800F081F

Carry out the instructions provided here to resolve the ‘Windows update error 0X800F081F’ problem.

Windows Update Error 0x800f081f

Removing the USB drive from your computer

  • This error might occur due to a USB device for windows driver.
  • Disconnect all the USB devices such as Wi-Fi receivers, flash drives, and USB printer.
  • Check if the Windows update error 0X800F081F problem is resolved.
  • Proceed with the following steps if the issue remains unresolved.

Windows Update Troubleshooter

  • On your Windows computer, navigate to the Start menu and enter troubleshooting in the search bar.
  • Go to the System & Security section and click the ‘Fix problem with Windows Update’ button.
  • When you see the Troubleshooter window on the screen, click the Advanced button.
  • After selecting the ‘Apple Repairs Automatically’ option, click the Run as Administrator button followed by the Next button.

Reset the Windows update components

  • Launch the Command Prompt dialog box on your Windows computer.
  • Enter the commands that are listed below in the Command Prompt window.
  • net stop bits
  • net stop dosyc

Enabling the .NET framework feature

  • Open the Windows search bar and type ‘windows features’ without including the single quotes.
  • Ensure that you have selected the checkbox beside the .NET Framework.
  • After enabling this feature, click the OK button.

Run SFC scan

  • On your Windows 10 computer, launch the Command Prompt dialog window by selecting the Command Prompt (Admin) option.
  • Type the ‘sfc/scannow’ command without the single quotes in the Command Prompt dialog window.
  • This SFC scan might take up to 15 minutes.
  • After completing the SFC scanning, check if the Windows Update error 0X800F081F problem on the computer has been resolved.

Windows 10 reset

  • If you use the Windows 10 computer, follow the steps given below to reset it.
  • After opening the Start menu, click the Power button.
  • While holding the Shift key on the computer’s keyboard, select the Restart option from the displayed menu.
  • Select the following options and then insert the installation media if prompted.
  • Troubleshoot
  • Reset this PC
  • Remove everything
  • Choose the ‘Only the drive where Windows is installed’ option and then select the ‘Just remove my files’ option.
  • After clicking the Reset button, continue with the on-screen guidelines to finish the reset process.
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