0x80070422 ‘There were some problems installing Updates’ in Windows 10

Stop code 0x80070422 Indicates an error you find during Windows update. Multiple users who encounter this issue see a message – “There were some problems installing updates” in the Updates & security region of Windows 10. Microsoft is known for pushing updates at a regular interval in order to keep the operating system secure and user-friendly. But unfortunately, your face some bugs creating the errors like 0x80070422 at times and become unable to install the same.

 

0x80070422 There were some problems installing Updates Solutions

The original message that prompts while confronting with 0x80070422 stop code is

“There were some problems installing updates, but we’ll try again later. if you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x80070422 )”

0x80070422 error commonly occurs due to services or Network flaw. The culprits might be either of the “BitLocker Drive Encryption”, “Windows update”, “Network”, Windows firewall”, “DCOM Server Process Launcher” services. For the users running DualShock 4 Wireless Controller, Network List Service is the cause when they encounter 0x80070422 There were some problems installing updates error. Sometimes IPv6 is also a reason for this issue.

Workaround 1: Change Services Status

Few Services on Windows ensure to download Windows update files successfully. Nonfunctioning of any of them prevent the windows update process that might end up with the 0x80070422 error.

Step-1: Press ‘Windows key’ and ‘R’ both at the same time. Type services.msc and hold down Enter.

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Once the Services window opens locate the following Services and ensure that they should be in the state given in the table to fix 0x80070422 error code –

Service Status
BitLocker Drive Encryption Service Running
DCOM Server Process Launcher Running
Windows Defender Firewall Running
Windows Update Running
Network List Service Disabled for DualShock 4 users

Running for others users

Network Connections Running for the other users

Disabled DualShock 4 users

See in Detail (for beginners):

Step-1: Find ‘BitLocker Drive Encryption service’ and ensure that it is running. In case, you find nothing in the status column then right click on this service and Select ‘Start’ from the options.

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Step-2: Locate “DCOM Server Process Launcher” in the list and again do the same process. If you see blank in the Status column then perform a right click and click ‘Start’.

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Step-3: Now identify the service ‘Windows Defender Firewall’ and check the status column whether it is running or not. Note that when this service is already “Running” skip this one, else right click and choose ‘Start’.

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Step-4: You must know that ‘Windows Update’ is the most important service to get Windows updates properly so make sure that this is in running state. Otherwise, repeat the same, right click and pick ‘Start’.

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Step-5: Look for ‘Network list service’, and make a right click on it. Pick ‘Start’ from the list of menus.

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Note that if you use DualShock 4 controller then make a right click and select ‘Properties’.

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Click on the dropdown straight to “Startup type” and choose “Disabled” on the Properties window.

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Step-6: Seek ‘Network connections’ in the name column and check whether it is running or not. If not execute a right click and opt ‘Start’.

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Again in case, you are a user of DualShock 4 gaming console and find 0x80070422 error, right click on the Network list service and hit ‘Properties’.

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On the Properties wizard, click on the drop down adjacent to Startup type and select ‘Disabled’.

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0x80070422 There were some problems installing Updates Windows update error will no longer trouble.

Workaround 2: Disable IPv6 Protocol

IPv6 generates 0x80070422 error for many users, so, disable it and then start a fresh ‘Check for updates’.

Step-1: Click on Start, type ‘ncpa.cpl’ and then hold down Enter.

Step-2: Perform a right click on the Network connection (Wi-Fi) that is active now and select ‘Properties’.

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Step-3: On the Wi-Fi properties window, locate the option ‘Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPV6)’ and uncheck. Finally, press ‘OK’.

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Reboot and go to Update & Security click on Check for updates and hope you will not find 0x80070422 error.

Final note

0x80070422 There were some problems installing updates is yet creating annoyance but you can fix it comfortably. A lot of users give feedbacks on different forums that these workarounds are sufficient to solve the issue on their PC. After then they were able to get Windows updates as usual and nothing problem found. So follow the solutions carefully and stay tuned with us.

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