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How To Fix Error 80070003 (Fixed)

While many  users are upgrading their computer to Windows 10. A few of them are failed to update their computer to Windows 10 due to error 80070003. Due to this, Windows 10 cannot be downloaded and gets failed every time. There seems to be an error inside Windows Update center that needs to be fixed before trying to update. Sometimes, updates also need to be pushed in order to be downloaded and installed. Follow this tutorial to fix Error 80070003.

How to Fix Error 80070003:


Troubleshooting Windows Update

The first thing you are required to do is to start Windows Update troubleshooter to find and fix the problems for you. In order to that, follow the steps.

Search for Troubleshooting inside your Windows search box. If you are in Windows 7, go to Start menu and search for it inside the box at the bottom of the menu. In Windows 8, follow the same process to open the troubleshooting windows. After the search, find the Troubleshooting and click over it to open.


Fix Error 80070003


Inside the Troubleshooting window, navigate to the bottom and click System and Security to move to the next window.


system and security in windows 10


Inside the System and Security window, navigate to the bottom again and there you will see Windows Update. Right-click on it and select run as  administrator.


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When you are in Windows Update troubleshooter, click the Next button to start the process. If at the first try, it doesn’t find the problem, try again to restart the troubleshooting process. After it is done, it would automatically fix the problem. Close the window and move to the next step.


windows troubleshooter


Pushing Windows Update:


After the success of troubleshooting process, open Command Prompt by searching for it inside Start menu. Make sure to run it as administrator too in order to make it work properly.

open cmd in windows 10



Inside the command prompt, type the following command and hit Enter to start pushing the Windows 10 update.


wuauclt.exe /detectnow /updatenow


updatenow in cmd


You would see the Windows update to start downloading Windows 10. We hope it will resolve Windows Error 80070003, If not you can choose to get free support by one of our technical experts by creating a support ticket HERE.

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jingyansu choudhury

jingyansu choudhury

Hello World, I am the Founder And CEO Of Techyuga. I am working on building Techyuga to become India's No.1 end-to-end repair hub for all kinds of devices.

  1. This fixed my problem. Thanks Alot.

  2. Thank you techyuga. I was struck with this error since last 2 days. Its solved now.
    Keep up the good work 🙂

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