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Windows 10 Update Error 0x80070422 (Problems installing updates)

Windows 10 fails to install latest windows update with Error code 0x80070422? The most common reason behind this Windows 10 Update Error 0x80070422 may the Windows update service not running. Again Network List Service is the cause when they encounter 0x80070422 There were some problems installing updates error. Or Sometimes IPv6 is also a reason for this issue.

” There were some problems installing updates, but we’ll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help (0x80070422)”

Error 0x80070422 There were some problems installing Updates  

Change Services Status

Few Services on Windows ensure to download Windows update files successfully. Nonfunctioning of any of them prevent the windows update process that might end up with the 0x80070422 error.

Press ‘Windows key’ + ‘R’ type services.msc and press Enter key to open windows services. Then scroll down look for windows update service, and double click on it to get its properties. Here change the startup type Automatic, and start the service if it’s not running. If the service already running right click on it and restart.

Start windows update service
Start windows update service

And also make sure the following services are running: 

BitLocker Drive Encryption Service

DCOM Server Process Launcher

Windows defender Firewall

Network Connections

start network connection service
start network connection service

If their status is not Running, you can right-click them and choose Start. And if these services already running simply right click on it and select Restart.

Disabling IPv6

Some users suggest on Microsoft forum, Reddit Disabling IPv6 help them to resolve this windows 10 update error 0x80070422. Follow steps below to disable IPv 6 on windows 10, 8.1 and 7.




Press Windows + R, type ncpa.cpl and click ok to open network connections window. Here right click on Active network adapter ( Ethernet/WiFi ), Select properties. Then Locate Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP /IPv6). Click to un-tick the box before this option. Then click OK to save the change.

Disable IPv6
Disable IPv6

Restart Network List Service 

Again few users confirmed that restarting the Network List Service fixed the problem for them. More specifically, all you need to do is turn this service off and then turn it back on or simply restart it. Here are the steps to follow:

Press Windows + R, type services.msc and ok to open windows services. Locate Network List Service > right click on it > select Restart. You can also select Stop and then Restart.

Run windows update troubleshooter

Windows 10 comes with a built-in troubleshooter that can quickly check and fix general technical issues affecting various Windows components, including the Update service. So, if error 0x80070422 still persists after trying all the solutions listed above, try running Microsoft’s Update Troubleshooter.

Press Windows + I to open windows settings then click on Update & Security > Troubleshoot > click on Windows Update > run the troubleshooter.

Run Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter
Run Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter

Reset corrupted update components

If all above solutions fail to fix windows update 0x80070422, Then there may corrupted update component ( update Database ) causing the issue. Windows software distribution folder where windows download updates before applying them. If due to any bug updates get corrupted you may also face this error.

Simply open windows services and stop windows update and BITS service. Then open C:\Windows, look for software distribution folder and rename it to software distribution.old. Restart the services which you previously stopped and check for updates. Hope this helps to fix windows 10 update error 0x80070422.

Still, need any help or have any suggestion about this post (Windows 10 Update Error 0x80070422) feel free to discuss in comments below. Also, Read 3 Ways to Resolve IP address Conflict on windows 10

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