[Fixed] Error Code 0x80070057 in Windows 10/11 Update

Error Code 0x80070057 is common for all the Windows Operating systems when you try to install the updates. It usually appear when Windows 10 or Windows 7 update system is broken or there are network related issues and concerns.

Reasons for this Error Code 0x80070057:

Usual causes for this error code 0x80070057 are communication failure over the internet with Microsoft update servers.

Troubleshooting Steps for Error 0x80070057:

Disable the proxy internet connection and try again to install the update.

The Procedure to Disable the Proxy Connection is as Follows:

  1. Firstly, Open Internet Explorer and
  2. Then, click on Tools->Internet Options
  3. After that, Go to Connections and LAN Settings
  4. Finally, Check to make sure the Proxy server is disabled.

Second case would be with your Antivirus. There are proxy settings enabled.

If you cannot find the procedure to stop it, you can ask our techs on chat support to guide you.

Repair the Windows Update Services to Fix Error Code 0x80070057 :

Try the Below Steps to Repair Windows Services:

Repairing Windows update services is not possible like you repair any windows apps from the add/remove programs. for instance, there is a procedure that you need to follow through command lines.

Simultaneously, this requires the user to have administrator rights on his computer. As per the Microsoft set of rules defined on various Knowledge base articles, the steps are simplified as mentioned here to reset your windows update services.


Following these steps carefully will not make any changes to your personal data or programs. It will only reset the Windows update services.

Solution Steps to Error 0x80070057 :

  1. Firstly, open command prompt as administrator by right clicking on it.
  2. Secondly, go to c:\windows\
  3. Thirdly, rename software distribution folder to old
  4. Then some cases it may not happen until you stop the windows update services
  5. Next, to stop that, you can run a command line net stop wuauserv and hit enter
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  6. After this, followed by you can try to rename this folder software distribution to old
  7. Then you can restart the windows update service
  8. After that, use this command “Net start wuauserv” and hit enter
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  9. Finally, Check for updates now.

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80244010 0x800b010 8007045 0x80080005 0x8024402c 0x80070424 0xc190011f 0xc80003f3 0x80200013 0x8024002d 0xc1900101 0x80070422 0x80244022 800f081f 80240016 8024a000 8024401f 0x80070057 8024400d 0x80073712 0x80004005 80240016 30180-28 0xc004f200 30094-1011 0x80070003 0x800ccc0e 30029-39 80070641

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