Solutions For Windows Update Error Code 800f020b

The Error Code 800f020b is common for all the Windows Operating systems when you try to install the windows updates. It usually appears when Windows 10 update system is broken or there are network related issues and concerns. In this article we will discuss on how to solve this windows update error 800f020b also make sure that all of your devices are connected, turned on, and then try installing the update again. 
Error Code 800f020b

Reasons for the Windows 10/11 Update Error Code 800f020b 

Usual causes for this Windows update error code 800f020b are communication with Windows update failure over the Internet with Microsoft update servers. This error code will occur if Windows Update tries to install a new updated version over a corrupted on. Also occur, when the printer do not  take timely Windows updates through wireless connections.

Troubleshooting Steps for 800f020b windows 10

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 click on Tools->Internet Options
  2. Secondly, go to Connections and LAN Settings
  3. Finally, check to make sure the Proxy server is disabled

Similarly, second case would be with your Antivirus. There are proxy settings enabled under your settings of any security programs that you may be using. 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 Update Error 800f020b in Windows 10/11

There are failed windows update services that could also cause you this error code 800f020b while updating Windows. 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 office programs. There is a procedure that you need to follow through command lines.

Simultaneously, it 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.

Error Code 800f020b

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

More Possible Solutions For Error 800f020b in Windows 10/11 Update

  1. Firstly, open command prompt as administrator by right-clicking on it
  2. Secondly, go to c:\windows\
  3. After that, rename software distribution folder to old
  4. Some cases it may not happen until you stop the windows update services
  5. To stop that, you can run a command-line “Net stop wuauserv” and hit enter
    Error code 800f020b
  6. Followed by you can try to rename this folder software distribution to old
  7. After this, you can restart the windows update service
  8. Next, Use this command “Net start wuauserv” and hit enter
    Error code 800f020b
  9. Finally, check for updates now

Consequently, for any additional support in fixing windows update related errors like Error 800f020b or any, you can reach us on chat here to get the instant Help and Support.

Related Error Codes

0xc190011f 

0xc80003f3

0x80200013 

0x8024002d 

0xc1900101 

0x80070422 

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