Error 0x80070652 : 3 Ways to fix in Windows 7/8/8.1 & 10

Windows Users may Get Error code 0x80070652 While Installing Updates in Windows 7/8/8.1 or Windows 10. Some users may also experience this Error while installing some other Programs like Visual studio.

Few other Users have reported that they get error 0x80070652 while upgrading their PC to Windows 10. So, Basically you can get he error while performing Numerous Tasks. There are few basic Troubleshooters which should fix this error for you.

Fixing Error Code 0x80070652 in Windows 7/8/8.1 or 10

As this error code is found on all Versions of Windows and While performing different tasks like Downloading and installing pending updates or while installing certain programs as discussed above. We came up with 3 Methods that should most probably work and fix this issue irrespective of what operating system you are using.

Method 1: System Restore.

Creating as System Restore Point time to time can be a life saver. I always recommend you to do it each month if not every week. This has to be done when you computer is in best shape. Meaning, Its working smoothly without any errors.

If you already have a System Restore point created, then take your PC to Previous system restore point to fix this 0x80070652 error code on your system. To Check if you have a restore point and to use that restore point, follow below steps.

Step 1: Search your PC for "Create a Restore point."

Step 2: Click on the search result which shows up. A New window will open up just like below picture.

Step 3: Click on "System Protection" tab and click on "System Restore..." Click on Next.

Step 4: A list of all Restore point will be shown with date and time.

Step 5: Select a point from the list(select latest one) and click on Next.

Step 6: Click on Finish, Let it work and complete, This may take some time.

Once everything is done, its time to go and perform the task which was throwing Error code 0x80070652 on your Screen.

Method 2: Clean Boot.

This is another good way to fix multiple issues at a time. Clean boot will allow you to load only Microsoft services and no third party programs. Many times Third party Services Conflicts each other and resulting in to errors while doing regular tasks on PC.

By Clean Booting your PC, we Ensure, there is nothing that conflicts and results in 0x80070652 error code. To Clean Boot your PC follow below steps.

  • Type "msconfig" in search bar and click on it.
  • A System Configuration window will open up. Click on Services tab.
  • Check "Hide all Microsoft Services" box which can be found at bottom left side of the window.
  • Now click on Disable all.
  • Now, Open Task Manager by Right clicking on task bar and click on Task manager option.
  • Jump to Startup tab in Task manager dialog box.
  • Here, Disable all the programs that are enabled while booting your PC.

That is it. Now Restart your PC and it will be a Clean Boot this time. Once your PC Restarts, Check if the error persists. If everything is done properly, you should not get Error Code 0x80070652 this time around.

Method 3: Refresh your PC.

Refresh option is there for a reason. It is very helpful when your computer starts behaving awkwardly. Meaning, Starts throwing error codes because some where deep there must be a corrupt system file causing issues.

If you are someone who downloads and installs lot of softwares and uninstalls them after some time, Then you should do a refresh. Each time you Install and uninstall programs, Registry entries are disturbed.

So Doing a PC Refresh will give you a nice new start and will ensure that there is no Corrupt Files on the system. To Refresh your PC, Do this:

  1. Search your PC for "Refresh"
  2. You will see "Refresh your PC without affecting your files" option. Click on it.
  3. Now, Just click on 1st "Get started" button and follow some easy on screen instructions.

After a while it will show you that Refreshing process has finished and you are now left with a Fresh Operating system. This can be done on Windows 8 and 8.1 without any issue. Make sure you backup your important files/data if you have any from C:\.

That is all folks, Since this error code0x80070652 is too versatile; We came up with this post consisting of Basic but very effective methods to deal with this issue. If you have any other way to fix this issue, then you can share it with us and our readers in comment below.

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