Windows update error code 80070490 :-
Windows update error code 80070490 is critical error which occurs when we try to update windows online to use the latest technology and for extra features of the new version. When this error occurs we can’t update the system and we will get an error message such as “Windows could not search for new updates.” The main reason behind it that registry file or other important windows file is damaged or corrupted. Sometime virus or other malicious programs entered in the system and they corrupt or damage the files. So we should always protect system from harmful programs and never download free softwares from duplicate or untrusted websites. To overcome this error it we can repair windows or restore also.
Cause of this error:-
Windows update error code 80070490 is mainly caused by corrupted windows file such as registry file but there are also many causes behind this error which are as given:-
- Old or outdated driver
- Windows not installed correctly
- System configuration is not as correct as it required.
- Bad sectors in the memory
- Malware, virus, adware, Trojan, spyware or other malicious programs injected in the system
- Some important files of windows is damaged
Effect of this error:-
As we know that windows update error occurs when we try to update our windows online and after producing this error it protect us to update windows so it effect on us very badly, I mean it is very harmful for windows users because if we will not update the windows then we can’t use the latest technology and features of the windows. This error may be the reason of BSOD (Blue Screen of Death), pc performance may be slow, system restart automatically, some softwares or programs may not install or run on the system.
Solution of this error:-
It is compulsory for windows users to solve this error as soon as possible when this occurs at first time in the windows. We can try the manually processes to overcome this windows error which is given as:-
i) Reboot your system
ii) Restart the system and try again for update
iii) Restore windows files
iv) Open system in safe mode and follow the networking steps
v) Uninstall the programs or softwares which are malicious but you have installed in your system by without your knowledge
vi) Never download softwares from duplicate and untrusted sites
vii) Scan your system and always update your anti-virus
But if you are not able to follow these given steps or you are again getting these windows update error code 80070490 then use Windows repair tool named Advanced System Repair Tool which it the best option to overcome or solve this error. This is a very powerful tool which will repair your all damaged files and also protect your system from harmful softwares or programs and always clean the system. Its scanning time is 30% less than others tool.