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I got this error "Windows Update Standalone Installer. Installer encountered an error 0x80070422" when installing Windows update package in Windows 10.

Windows Update Standalone installer
Installer encountered an error 0x80070422
The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it

0x80070422 Windows 10

Any suggestions on how can I fix Windows Update Standalone Installer error?


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Fixing Installer encountered an error 0x80070422 in Windows 10

The Windows Update Standalone Installer encounters this error 0x80070422 because the Windows update service is not running or disabled.

How to enable Windows Update Service?

  • Click the Windows Button + R to open the Run Dialog.
  • Type services.msc as shown below.
    Open Services
  • Search for Windows Update service.
  • Double-click to open its properties.
  • Make sure that the Startup type is not disabled and the status of the service is started.
    enable windows update in windows 10
  • Try now to run your installation package again that should be working properly.
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