Solution For 0x80070013 Error

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I’m trying to run an update for windows10, but whenever I try to run the update, this 0x80070013 error occurs. Sometimes this error appears at the beginning of the process and sometimes at the end of it. The thing is that whenever this error appears, the process automatically stops. How can I fix this error?

Answered By 10 points N/A #325657

Solution For 0x80070013 Error


Here are some steps, you can use them to fix the error-

You must reset the Windows Update Components.

  • You can do it by using the Troubleshooter tool.
  • Open the ‘Microsoft Store.’
  • Download the ‘Windows Update Troubleshooter.’
  • Double-click on the ‘WindowsUpdateDiagonostics.diagcab’ file.
  • Click on the ‘Windows Update.’
  • Select ‘Next.’
  • Click on ‘Try troubleshooting as an administrator.’
  • Again, select the same option.
  • Click on ‘Next.’
  • Select the ‘Close’ option.
  • Restart the PC.
  • You can do it by using the manual method-
  • Open the ‘Windows 10 update history.’
  • Browse and identify the latest update for the version of windows10.
  • Note the ‘Knowledge Base’ number.
  • Now, open ‘Microsoft Update Catalogue.’
  • Browse for the KB number of the update.
  • Download the update.
  • Install the update by double-clicking on it.
  • Reboot the PC.
Answered By 590495 points N/A #327110

Solution For 0x80070013 Error


If you are trying to install a Windows Update and you receive error code “0x80070013” on Windows 10, this means either you are trying to install a driver that is already installed on your computer or the one you are installing is less compatible with the one currently installed like if it is an earlier version of the currently installed driver.

To fix the problem, try resetting the Windows Update Components manually. Press the Windows key + R to bring up the “Run” dialog then type without quotes “cmd” then hit Enter to launch an elevated command prompt. In the command prompt window, type the following commands then hit Enter after each command:

net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc
net stop msiserver
ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 Catroot2.old
ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
net start wuauserv
net start bits
net start cryptsvc
net start msiserver

When you are finished, try updating or upgrading again then see if it works.

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