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Having a Windows Update Error Code 80070422 pop up does happen.

"Update Error Code 0x80070422"

Fortunately it is a known issue and there are some easy tips to helping you solve the Update problem. Read our article on Windows Error Code 80070422 and take care of it today.

What happens

When you try to install updates in Windows 7 you receive error code 0x80070422. Once the error code appears it stops the updates from downloading to your PC.

What you can do when Update code 80070422 occurs

Windows Update error 80070422 is caused by a problem with the service configuration for Windows Update. You can try to solve the error by changing the settings for your Windows update service.

In the Windows 7 operating system simply click on Starton the main toolbar and then choose Control Panelfrom the menu. When the search window appears enter troubleshooterand press the Enter key. When the new window opens choose Troubleshootingand then click on System and Securityand choose Fix Problems with Windows Update.

You can also use another method to try and resolve the issue by adjusting the Windows Update service. Make sure you are logged into your PC as the administrator and then click on Startfrom the primary toolbar and choose Control Panelfrom the menu. When the search prompt appears enter administrative toolsand when the new window opens choose Administrative Tools. Under Administrative Tools choose Services and then enter your administrator password. When the new window opens locate Windows Updatefrom the list and then right clickon it. Choose Propertiesfrom the menu and then click on General. Under the Generalwindow place a check mark next to Automaticand then verify that Windows Update service is activated by checking under Service Status. If the service is not activated simply click on Start and then close the window.

TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Update error #80070422

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