How do I fix Windows Update error 0x800b0101?

Try these quick tips:

  • Restart the computer and check for updates.
  • Connect to a different network, preferably a wired one, and verify whether the 0x800b0101 error disappears.

If these don’t work, head to the fixes listed next.

1. Run the Windows Update troubleshooter
  1. Press Windows + I to open Settings, and then click on Troubleshoot on the right in the System tab.
  2. Click on Other Troubleshooters
  3. Locate Windows Update and click the Run button next to it.
  4. Now, wait for the troubleshooter to identify and eliminate the problem automatically.
2. Correct the PC time
  1. Press Windows + I to launch Settings, select Time & language from the navigation pane, and click on Date & time on the right.
  2. Now, you can either enable the Set time automatically setting, or click on the Change button to manually configure it.
  3. Choose the present date and time from the various dropdown menus, and click on Change to confirm.
3. Run the DISM and SFC scan
  1. Open the Command Prompt as an administrator:

    • Press Windows key + X.
    • From the menu, select "Command Prompt (Admin)" or "Windows PowerShell (Admin)." This will open the Command Prompt with administrative privileges.
  2. Run the DISM scan:

    • In the Command Prompt window, type the following command and press Enter:
      DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
    • The DISM tool will start scanning your system and repair any corrupted files it finds. This process may take some time, so be patient and let it complete.
  3. Run the SFC scan:

    • After the DISM scan is finished, type the following command in the Command Prompt and press Enter:
      sfc /scannow
    • The System File Checker will now scan your system files for any issues and attempt to repair them.
  4. Once the scan is complete, restart your computer.

However considering you have already purchased Restoro and would like us to assist you in doing that utilizing a remote session, please contact our support and they will be happy to help you.


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Created 1 year ago by Ghicel Santos
Updated 1 year ago by Ghicel Santos