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How to Fix Windows Updates Error Code 80070570


You were applying Windows updates to a Windows server and got an error with code 80070570. You tried restarting your server several times but it seemed that the problem still persisted.


1. Restart your server.

2. Open Command Prompt (Admin).

3. Execute the commands below.

net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
:: Removes all files from the directory
del /q C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\*
:: Recursively removes all nested directories
for /d %x in (C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\*) do @rd /s /q "%x"
net start bits
net start wuauserv
control update

4. Close the Command Prompt (Admin).

5. Click Check for updates link on the left.

6. Install updates.

7. Click Retry button if you encounter an error.