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Microsoft Offers a New Tool to Troubleshoot Windows Update Errors

Thanks to the new tool, you can find out about certain Windows error codes and resolve them through guided walk-through with step-by-step instructions.


Running into problems when installing an update is a fairly common occurrence among Windows users. What makes it hard to understand a particular problem are those cryptic error codes Windows provides. They  mean little to nothing to most people.

However, now has a solution for that problem. The company has created a dedicated section on its support page called “Fix Windows Update errors”.

It contains a simple walk-through with step-by-step instructions on how to fix the problems when installing Windows updates. Users can identify and fix the problem in no more than four or five steps, depending on the problem. Here is the description Microsoft provides on its website:

  • What does this guided walk-through do? This guided walk-through provides steps to fix problems when installing updates. Here are some commonly seen error codes: 0x80073712, 0x800705B4, 0x80004005, 0x8024402F, 0x80070002, 0x80070643, 0x80070003, 0x8024200B, 0x80070422, 0x80070020. These steps should help with all errors and not just the ones listed.
  • How does it work? We'll walk you through a series of troubleshooting steps to get your Windows up to date. Be sure to follow the steps in order.

Windows support

The walk-through supports resolving issues in , .1 and . However, Windows 8 users need to upgrade to as it is no longer supported. If you are having issues with your update, go to the official website and have a try.

Sead Fadilpasic
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Sead is a former Al Jazeera journalist who shares his passion for technology on various tech media outlets. Formerly a heavy gamer (semi-professional Warcraft 3 gosu), he now enjoys reviewing software and churning out words about the latest tech-news. He holds a college degree in Journalism and likes to annoy his neighbors by playing one of his three electric and two acoustic guitars.

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