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Unable to upgrade to Windows 10 - Windows updater error 0x80070057 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all, 

    I have tried a number of times now to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10. It always fails and puts out an error WindowsUpdate_C0000005. 

    I did a search on this error which recommended using the Windows Updater Repair which I have done. However at the end of this it states it is unable to fix Windows Updater Error 0x80070057. 

    Another search done led me to https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/53a1f2ab-037b-438e-a690-00a0e745730d/windows-7-update-error-0x80070057?forum=w7itprogeneral which suggests using RegEdit to fix the problem however the keys that are referenced in this don't exist for me. 

    Any thoughts here?

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015 4:01 AM

Answers

  • Hey, this may help you. Change the following for 0x80070057 error on your system:

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsUpdate\UX]

    “IsConvergedUpdateStackEnabled”=dword: 00000000

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsUpdate\UX\Settings]

    "UxOption"=dword:00000000

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015 4:20 AM

All replies

  • I don't anything in regedit for either of those. 

    Do you mean create them?

    Wednesday, August 12, 2015 5:16 AM
  • Would you please be more specific in how to do all this that you have mentioned. Thank You
    Saturday, July 9, 2016 1:57 AM
  • I am a computer novice. Please explain steps to fix  error 0x80070057 step by step.

    Thanks for your assistance.

    Monday, August 1, 2016 5:20 PM
  • I cannot get past "[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\"  there is no WindowsUpdate that I can find.  There is a Windows10Upgrader with an an exit code 0x80070057


    • Edited by jasluc Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:51 PM additional info
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016 8:47 PM
  • I have this error and so far cannot solve.

    The update page in settings constantly aks for restarts, which I have done numerous times. The upgrade assistant Win 10 runs but return this error. Have run SubinACL tool  with no change and have run WU as administrator but this returns unable to complete. Have turned of Anti virus no change.

    Any advice please.

    This is Win 10 running bon HP Spectre came with Win 8 but updated to WIN 10 before used.

    Saturday, August 6, 2016 1:37 PM