How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x8007042B

It is very important for you to maintain the reliability of the Windows computer by updating the applications or programs installed in it. You can update the applications using automatic update service or Microsoft update sites. Sometimes while you run the automatic update service, you will see Windows update error 0x8007042B in the computer. The occurring of update error 0x8007042B in Windows may happen due to wrong registry entries or due to improper communication between the computer and the automatic update service. After the occurring of the error, your computer will get stuck and nothing will be accessible. In this situation, you should use manual or automatic error fixing methods. For automatic method, you must download and install Advanced System Repair Tool in the computer.


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Symptoms of Windows update error 0x8007042B: Some of the common symptoms you may see in the computer are slow performance of the computer, automatic shutdown, system sticking, screen freezing, blue screen of death error, opening of some files without your permission, severe data loss, unable to install any updates, etc.

Causes of Windows update error 0x8007042B: Main reasons for the occurring of update error 0x8007042B in Windows are virus infections, wrong registry entries, missing DLLs, misconfigured or corrupt Windows system files, incomplete installation of the Windows, improper maintenance of the computer, Firewall blocking, conflicts among the installed apps, unfinished uninstalling of some files, etc.

How to fix Windows error code 0x8007042B: You can go through some manual methods to get rid of Windows error 0x8007042B in the computer. But you should also keep in your mind that the manual method requires a deep technical knowledge. You can go with the following steps;

  1. Click on the Windows + R keys.
  2. In the opened box, type ms-settings and click ok.
  3. In the settings, select Windows update.
  4. Click on the Next button that will automatically repair the error issue.
  5. Restart the computer now.

With the help of the above manual method, you can remove Windows update error 0x8007042B. But if the issue is not resolved, you must 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 one of the most amazing tools that can fix the Windows problems automatically. The tool will scan the whole computer and find out errors and infections to remove them completely. It will also enhance the computer performance incredibly.


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