Customer faces Window Update Error 0x8007001f in Window 10 and 11, because of issues with the audio drivers. This issue will stop the user from updating OS. In this situation, user should scan their OS with Webroot antivirus via www.webroot.com/safe. In this article, the user will read the method to fix update error 0x8007001f in Window 10 and 11.
Method To Fix Update Error 0x8007001f in Window 10 and 11:
1. Use Windows Update Troubleshooter:
To use troubleshooter, you should hit on Start button and then select Settings option. After this, you should select Update & Security. Here, you should tap on Troubleshoot button from the left side and then choose Additional troubleshooters from the right side. Next, you should tap on Windows Update in order to expand it and then tap on Run the troubleshooter button. At last, computer will find the issues with the update and try to fix it.
2. Disable Antivirus:
The user should tap on the Start icon and then hit on Settings. Now, you have to choose Update & Security. Here from the menu which is on the left side, you should choose Windows Security and then in the right side, you should tap on Open Windows Security. At this point, you should choose Virus & threat protection. In case, you do not have third-party antivirus installed in your device, then select Virus & threat protection settings and just turn off Windows Defender protection. But if you have antivirus, then tap on Open app, as it will open the menu of your antivirus. And to disable the antivirus, then you should go to the Security settings and tap on Disable button.
When the issue is fixed, you should again install reliable Webroot antivirus in your device through www.webroot.com/secure for the security of your device.
3. Uninstall Audio Drivers:
To uninstall drivers, you should hit on the Start button and then write device manager and then choose the app from the results. After this, you should visit to Sound, video and game controllers section and just right-tap on your audio device and then choose Uninstall device. At last, you should check Remove driver software for this device and then hit on Uninstall button in order to remove the driver.
4. Restart Windows Update Service:
To restart, you should hit on Win key + R key together and then input services.msc and then hit on Enter or OK button. Now in Services list, you should search for Windows Update and just right-tap on it and then open Properties. Here, you should select Disabled as Startup Type. At this point, you should Save the changes and then restart your PC. After the reboot, the user should check the service is disabled. Then, you should tap on Win key + E altogether to begin File Explorer and then go to C:\Windows and locate the SoftwareDistribution folder. Next, you should Rename the folder to SoftwareDistribution.OLD. Here, you should start the Services app and then in Properties, you should change the Startup Type from Disabled to Manual. After this, you should go to Start and then open Settings which is located on the left side. At last, you should open Update & Security and then check for updates.
5. Perform SFC and DISM Scan:
Run SFC Scan:
To run SFC Scan, you should tap on Start button and then write cmd and choose Run as administrator to begin Command prompt with administrative privileges. If Command Prompt opens, then you should write the command and hit on Enter key to run it: sfc /scannow
At this point, SFC scan will begin and this process takes 15 minutes.
Run DISM Scan:
To run DISM Scan, you should tap on Windows button and then write cmd and choose Run as administrator from the results. Now, you should write the command and tap on Enter button to run it: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
This process will take few minutes, so don’t interfere in it.
Through this process, you can fix update error 0x8007001f in Window 10 and 11. For more info about Webroot antivirus solution, visit to www.webroot.com/secure.