How To Fix: Windows Update Error 0x80070057

Error 0x80070057 indicates that Windows updates have failed and there are many reasons for the error that pop-ups that may be corrupt Windows Update components, previous updates that failed and caused corruption with the system files needed to package and unpack update packages and apply them . The 0x80070057 is hexadecimal error number and is common in Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 10.

The error is usually followed by a long message that is There were some problems installing updates, but we try again later If you continue to see this and want to search the web or contact support for information this can help – (0x80070057). This error can also come up with a slightly different message that something went wrong

In this manual, we have listed several methods that have worked for a large number of users in Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10. Please review all methods, as they are continuously updated. From experience I can tell you that you have to come back to this page because there will be some restart when you perform and go through the methods, therefore it is best to either send the link to this page to your email or bookmark this one page so you can come back to it.

Method 1: Restore Windows Update Repository

Download and run Reimage Plus to scan and recover corrupt and missing repositories from here, then try updating Windows. If it does not work, move to method 2.

Method 2: Run SFC Scan
see step here.

Method 3: Run SFCFix

see step here.

Method 3: Run SFCFix

Click here and run the file SFCFix.exe. Accept the instructions in the command prompt by pressing any button until the end.

Method 4: Run SURT

If you are running Windows 7/8/10, download SURT here and run it. After installing, try running the Windows update again. If it still does not work, continue with the registry below.

Method 5: Registry Edit

-Hold the Windows key and press R


-Type note pad and click OK
-Type note pad and click OK In Notepad copy and paste the following lines: 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
-Click File -> Save As
-Enter the file type to All Files and save this file as wufix.reg on the desktop.
-The file must be exactly wufix.reg because the * .reg extension is the trigger for running this file through the registry. Now run the file and approve instructions.

After the program has run, check if it solves the problem. if not download the Windows Update Reset script and run it as an administrator. [Download here] (Right-click and select Save As). Save it to the desktop, right-click it and select Run as administrator.

Method 6: 04/08/2016 Windows 10 anniversary update failed due to error 0x80070057

If Windows 10 is unable to verify the downloads, the error on Windows 10 will also appear. Many users who have been updated from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and several updates have already been applied before the anniversary update, so it makes sense to believe that there may be serious errors in the update business, which prevents the annual anniversary update from being installed. The solution to fix the problem is to disable the Internet, (LAN or WAN) while the installer verifies the Anniversary Update Files.

-Hold the Windows key and press R. Type ncpa.cpl and click OK.

-Right-click either your wireless LAN adapter or Ethernet LAN adapter and select Disable. Once the update has completed verification, you can enable it by right-clicking on the disabled adapter.

In addition, many users began to have frequent chills and crashes on their Windows 10 after installing the anniversary. If so, check out the following guide @ Anniversary Update Crashes

Method 7: Remove CloudFogger

Some users reported received error 0x80070057 during backup, system recovery, and upgrades. According to birth, the cause of the problem is CloudFlogger. The problem arises from third-party tools such as CloudFlogger that installs filter drivers that interfere with system calls.

-Press the Windows key + R, type appwiz.cpl and click OK. On Windows 8.1 or later, you can hold down the Windows + X key and choose Applications / Apps and Features.
-Search the CloudFogger list and then double-click it. Follow the instructions in the uninstall and complete the uninstall.

– Restart your computer and check if the problem is gone.

Error 0x80070057 is also related to Credentials Manager on Windows 10. If you get the error with the authorization manager, check out the parameter is the wrong guide for how to fix it.

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