Windows update Error 80070020 occurs when a user tries to install update from the Microsoft site or from Windows update website and when the update operation unable to complete or becomes failure it shows Error 80070020 to the user. Update issue occurs due to many causes which prevent to perform the update and show an error message. If you are getting error symptoms or unable to do update then wait a while and try to update.
Symptoms of the Windows update error 80070020
When a user tries to install update from the Microsoft site or from Windows update website, at such moment user unable to complete this operation and receives the below-given error message on the PC screen.
- Error 0x80070020
Cause of the Windows update
Update issue occurs due to many causes such as internal issue of software or hardware of Windows, if the PC is infected with virus or malware, if the user machine is protected by firewall setting, internet setting, missing System files or corrupt registry are the main causes so it is most necessary to fix Windows update error 80070020.
To get a solution from this issue restart you Computer in safe mode then check for network connection. Wait for a while and try again to update. Start Windows update in Safe mode
Click on Start button then in the search box type msconfig then click on msconfig.exe file, if your System is protected by administrator account give the username and password. In the System Configuration dialog box click on Boot tab, then click the safe boot check box, click on Network then click on Ok. Click on Restart from the System Configuration, it will lead to safe mode with internet access. Open Windows update from the search box then click on it and continue for install update. You may type your username or password for confirmation When update operation will be complete restart your PC.
To prevent your System from damage or any malfunction you may take proper maintenance of your PC, scan it with a good antivirus software, repair your System files, you can keep always update of your Computer, you can follow the proper way to shut down the machine so that you can prevent it from severe damage or missing System files issue etc. If the above-given solution wouldn’t give you satisfactory result then may consult with an expert System technician otherwise you may take the help of an effective third party tool Advanced System Repair Tool which is an effective tool to fix Error 80070020.