Windows error 0x80070020 is currently one of the most common issues among users which usually takes place when users are upgrading the installed Windows OS. This error relates directly to Windows release updates and will notify us that the process is not able to access the file because it is in use by another process. The code will further give you a message as “port number 80” is listening which means that it is being used by another process whose numerical ID is being shown. Follow all the below solutions with proper guidelines to fix Windows error 0X80070020.
Solutions to Troubleshoot Windows Error 0X80070020 Code
Solution 1: Disable all antivirus programs
Sometimes the error is a result of installed antivirus/malware program because it causes to stops an update from installation of any updates as a result it leads to virus or malicious attack. So, here it is advised for users to disable all the antivirus/malware program. To do this, you need to restart the PC and then, continue working to see if the error still persists or not?
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Solution 2: Check for any pending updates
Downloaded all necessary updates that are not installed to prevent the installation of other useless updates even if they are downloaded. If nay update is left to be installed then, perform all the below steps:
- Open the “Settings” app first
- Next, navigate to the “Updates & Security” icon
- Click on the “Check for updates“ icon and install any pending updates needed for your task
- Restart the PC device and then, continue to work to see whether the error is fixed or not.
Solution 3: Run the DISM
- Connect the computer device to the internet connection first.
- Now, right-click on the “Start” icon before choosing the “Command Prompt.” Set the administrative rights to the computer.
- Type the “DISM /Online/ Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth“message by ensuring that there is a single space after every “/” symbol.
- Press the “enter” button now
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