Guide to Fix Windows Update Error 0x8007042C

In the Windows based computer, you will see many applications or programs for completing the various technical tasks. You can update these apps by using automatic update service while connecting with internet. However, sometimes you may get errors during the installation of updates for Windows. You will see Windows update error 0x8007042C in the computer. The update error 0x8007042C in Windows may come to you due to incorrect registry entries or due to corrupt system files. You should go through some manual or automatic error fixing procedures to fix Windows error code 0x8007042C. For automatic removing of error, you must download and install Advanced System Repair Tool.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
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Symptoms of Windows update error 0x8007042C: Slow performance of the computer, automatic shutdown, starting problem, repetitive restarting, system sticking, screen freezing with blue screen of death error, severe data loss, unable to install updates for your Windows, opening of some files without your permission are some of the most common symptoms you may see.

Causes of Windows update error 0x8007042C: Main reasons responsible for the incurring of update error 0x8007042C in Windows are virus infections, missing DLL, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured or corrupt Windows system files, incomplete installation of the Windows, improper communication between the computer and the automatic update service, conflicts among the installed apps, unfinished uninstalling of some files, etc.

How to fix Windows error code 0x8007042C: To get rid of Windows error 0x8007042C, you can use some manual steps. These steps are very useful for you to fix the error. But one thing you must keep in your mind that the manual method needs a deep technical knowledge. Here are the steps, you can go through;

  1. Go to the start button and type msc in the search box and hit Enter.
  2. Find Windows Firewall service and right click on it.
  3. Select Properties to open the Start-up type.
  4. Set the start up type to
  5. Find the Services status and select
  6. Now click on OK, close everything and restart the computer.

With the help of the above manual method, you will properly remove Windows update error 0x8007042C. However, if the issue is not solved or rectified using manual method, you can download and install Advanced System Repair Tool.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Advanced System Repair Tool is a very dynamic tool that can fix the entire problems of Windows automatically. The tool will also remove virus, malware, Trojan, junk files, etc. It will scan the whole computer and enhance the performance of the computer.


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