0x80073712:The resolution of the error code of Windows update

Error Code:0x80073712
Explain how to deal with this error code.If you try to run Windows Update, you may get a "0x80073712" error. At the same time, the message "Some update files are missing or there is a problem with the update files. We will try to re-download the updates later." Is displayed.
Due to this, the installation of some updates will fail.

There are various possible causes, but there is a possibility that the system file is inconsistent.
It may be repaired by the following method.

1. DISM command
Open a command prompt with administrator privileges and execute the following command.

C: \>DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

2. Clear Software Distribution folder

(1) Open a command prompt as an administrator.
(2) Execute the following to stop the service.
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits

(3) Rename the following folders from Explorer.

C: \> rename C: \ Windows \ SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

(4) Execute the following command again to start the service.
net start wuauserv
net start bits


Related Link

Windows Update errorcode list

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