Windows updates error code 800700C1.

OT: update failures.

Can't seem to get updates

windows 8.1   32

error code 800700C1

Update troubleshooter does not help

Any advice will be appreciated

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Thank you TaurArian

 There was no corruption detected.

Still can't get updates

Method 1: Reset the Windows Update components and check if it helps.

Here is the link to reset the Windows Update components:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

Method 2: Place the computer in a clean boot state and install Windows Updates to check if there are any software conflicts.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

Note: To reset the computer to normal mode after troubleshooting, please refer to “How to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting” from the above article.

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