Sometime you may have to face Windows Update Errors on your system while updating your Windows OS from Microsoft Windows Update Server (MWUS). The Windows Update Error 0x80070422 is also one of these errors. If your system is also affected by Windows Update Error 0x80070422 then you must use the Manual Steps to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070422 as given below after getting the idea about the cause of Windows Update Error 0x80070422.
Cause of Windows Update Error 0x80070422
The main cause of Windows Update Error 0x80070422 on your system is that Windows Update option is set as disable, instead it should be set as Automatically or Automatically Delayed Start under the Administrative Tools setting option in the control panel.
Manual Steps to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070422
As now you know the main cause of Windows Update Error 0x80070422 is Windows Update option might be set as disable instead of Automatic. So, to fix windows error 0x80070422, you should follow the below steps to set the Windows Update option as Automatic or Automatic (Delayed Start).
1) First of all, press the Windows key and select the Control Panel settings option.
2) Now type the Administrative Tools in the search box of Control panel window and then click on the Administrative Tools.
3) Now in the Administrative Tools window, search and Double-click on the Services. If you are prompted for Administrative password and confirmation then type the password and provide confirmation.
4) Now in the Services window, click on the Name column heading to reset the names in reverse order and then Right-click on the Windows Update and select Properties.
5) On the General tab in the Properties window, make sure that the Startup Type is selected as Automatic or Automatic (Delayed start).
6) Now on the same tab, make sure that the Service Status is Start then click on the OK button.
After done with the above steps of this process, close the Services window then restart your computer and finally your steps to fix Windows Update Error 0x80070422 are done. You may also apply an alternate method of using the third party tool Advanced System Repair Tool to fix windows update error 0x80070422automatically.