How to Fix Error 0x8007000d in Windows 10, 8.1, 7


While updating windows or modifying any files or restoring windows, You may encounter error 0x8007000d. It is a frequently seen issue that users are encountering in windows 10, 8.1 or even 7. To fix this error, you will get some effective instructions in this article.

Windows update error 0x8007000d can be caused by several things. In most cases, When the downloaded update files become corrupted, You will get this error code. Sometimes, Similar error code may appear during restoring windows or changing any file. Fortunately, This error is fixable.

How to Fix Error 0x8007000d While Updating Windows / Restoring System / Modifying File:

There are actually several similar update errors. Most of them can be fixed by following same ways. So, You can fix error 0x800700d or any other similar errors by following similar steps. Before following my instructions, I want you to disable antivirus and firewall software temporarily to check, If it fixes the problem or not. However, Here are some troubleshooting instructions that you can follow.

1. Fix Windows Update Error 0x800700d:

If you are experiencing this error only while trying to update windows, You can do three things. These are:

a. Run Update Troubleshooter:

First of all, You should run windows update troubleshooter. To do it, Follow these instructions:

  • First of all, Open start menu, type troubleshoot and hit enter.
  • Now, Find and run Windows Update troubleshooter.

Run Windows Update Troubleshooter to fix 0x8007000d

After doing these things, Try to update windows. This time, You may be able to complete update without having any trouble.

b. Rename Software Distribution Folder:

Renaming or deleting software distribution folder can fix any windows update related problems like error 0x8007000d. So, Read: How to rename software distribution folder.

After renaming that folder, Try to update windows and see, If it fixes windows update error 0x8007000d.

Note: You also can rename catroot folder. To do it, Run the following command as administrator.

Ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.bak

c. Run SFC and DISM Commands:

Actually, First two methods are great. These are enough to fix error 0x8007000d. In case, These fail to resolve your problem, You can fix corrupted system files. It can be done by running SFC and DISM commnds. To know how to do it, Read: Fix Corrupted System Files.

2.  Fix System Restore Error 0x8007000d:

The same error code can be appeared while trying to restore system. Though, It is not so common. You can try following things to fix error 0x8007000d.

3. Fix The Data is Invalid Error 0x8007000d:

Sometimes, You can see similar error code while trying to modify or change any files or folders. This time, You may see “The data is invalid” message with the error code 0x8007000d. Fortunately, You can get rid of it by following these things:

  • If you face this problem while changing a mp3 file, Try to use third-party tools to modify it.
  • In case, You are facing it while renaming specific files or folders, You can try to do it by logging in secret windows admin account.

These are the most common and working solutions to resolve error 0x8007000d. I’ll update this article, If i get more working solutions. I hope, These instructions will help to solve your problem.