One of the most common errors for users who have upgraded to Windows 10 is the code 0x80070003-0x20007. It is usually accompanied by a window with the message “Windows did not find an update. An error occurred while checking for new updates “or” Found: Code 0 × 80070003. Windows has encountered an unknown problem. ” This error occurs anytime your device automatically installs software or manually installs a specific application. Regardless of whether you are using a tablet, laptop or PC, this happens after upgrading to Windows 10.
Causes of occurrence
- Insufficient space on the installation disk.
- There is not enough space on the system drive.
- Installation conflict with the system.
- Windows Firewall errors.
- System memory problems.
Make sure you follow the instructions strictly, as errors lead to critical problems. If you are not knowledgeable enough, it is better to seek help from a Windows technical support specialist or use an automated tool to solve any problems. To restore, do:
- Insert the installation disc into the drive. Then boot your PC.
- After the message appears: “Click any key to boot from CD DVD …”, press it.
- Select language, currency, time and keyboard or other input method. Click Next.
- Next, “Restore your computer”.
- Select the OS you want to recover.
- Open a command prompt by clicking it in the System Recovery Options dialog box.
- Type BOOTREC / FIXMBR.
- Type BOOTREC / FIXBOOT.
- Type “C: boot Bootsect.exe / NT69”.
- Hit Enter.
- Wait for the installation to complete.
Reinstall Windows 10
In a situation where none of the methods fixed the problem, use the image from the official website to autonomously reinstall your system. Follow these instructions to create the installation media (USB flash drive DVD) that you will use to reinstall Windows. Make sure you have:
- Internet connections.
- Free space on the PC disk, USB-device, external media.
- A blank USB stick with at least 8 GB or a blank DVD.
- If you see a message that the image file is too large when you burn an ISO file to a DVD, you must use a Dual Layer (DL) DVD.
Check PC specs:
- 64-bit 32-bit processor (CPU). You will create a 64-bit 32-bit version.
To check, go to the “Computer Information” section in the “System Requirements” options. Make sure your computer meets the system requirements. Media creation:
- Click Download Tool Now and then Run. Administrator rights are required to run this tool.
- If you agree to the terms of the license agreement, click Accept.
- Select “Create installation media for another computer.”
- Select your language, edition, and architecture (32-bit or 64-bit). Select the desired media and connect it.
- ISO file. Save the ISO file to your computer to create a DVD. After downloading the file, you can open the folder where it is saved, or find the “Open DVD Burner” command and follow the instructions for burning.
After creating the media, use it to install Windows on your computer, following the instructions. Make sure you have all the required device drivers installed. To check for updates, click the Start button, click Settings> Update & Security> Windows Update, and then click Check for Updates.