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Please let me know the install error 0x80070103 in Windows update. I am facing some issues while working on Windows 10. Help me.
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The “Install Error 0x80070103 in Windows Update” issue is an issue that occurs when there is some issue related to the Windows Update Process which can effectively be dealt with by trying a few simple ways elaborately mentioned in this relevant guide.
So, without waiting much just peruse this quick walkthrough that can help you fix the “Install Error 0x80070103 in Windows Update” issue going forward.
Some relevant takeaways
1 - You can opt to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter
When you run the Windows Update Troubleshooter it would eventually trace down and repair the cause of the “Install Error 0x80070103 in Windows Update” issue.
Step 1 - First you will have to open the “Settings” panel by jointly pressing the “Windows + I” keys.
Step 2 - Thereafter, you have to click on the “System” button shown leftwards followed by pressing the “Troubleshoot” button.
Step 3 - Now click the “Other Troubleshooters” followed by selecting the “Windows Update” and pressing the associated “Run” button.
Step 4 - Continue following the on-screen prompts and the process of “Windows Update Troubleshooter” will be accomplished.
2 - You can also Prevent Updates from Re-Installing
Step 1 - Launch the Control Panel app after clicking on the “Start” button.
Step 2 - Now go on to click and open “System” followed by further clicking on the “Advanced System Settings” link.
Step 3 - Continue to navigate and click on the “Hardware” tab and then clicking on the “Device Installation Settings” button.
Step 4 - Here you just have to click on the “No” radio button followed by pressing the “Save Changes” button.
3 - Deleting the Windows Temporary Files is the Other Possible Option
Step 1 - Just begin by pressing the “Windows + R” keys to open the “Run” dialog box.
Step 2 - Subsequently, type in “%temp%” therein and press the “Enter” button.
Step 3 - Now select all the files using the “CTRL+A” button and carry out the deleting operation by pressing the “Delete” button.
4 - You can also Resort to Updating the Drivers Manually
Step 1 - First download the latest executable file of driver from the official website of the manufacturer.
Step 2 - Now open the “Run” dialog box by concurrently pressing the “Windows + R” button.
Step 3 - Just type in “devmgmt.MSC” in the text box and press the “Enter” key followed by navigating to find and click on the device that you wish to update.
Step 4 - Continue to click on the “Update Driver” option followed by selecting the “Browse my computer for drivers” button.
5 - Reinitiate the Windows Update Process
Step 1 - Just enter the Command Prompt by typing “cmd” in the “Run” dialog box followed by pressing the CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER buttons jointly.
Step 2 - Simply punch in the following command back to back after pressing the “Enter” button.
Step 3 - Here you have to rename the Software Distribution which you can do by inputting the following commands one after other by pressing the “Enter” button after every command.
Step 4 - Finally, also run the following commands as well.