Windows Updates Fail – Error 80070216

Windows 7 – Windows Update keeps failing with Error 80070216


When trying to install Windows updates on a Windows 7, it keeps failing with the error above.


Machine is infected with a rootkit or a virus. Download and run Kaspersky TDSSKiller, then download and run Combofix (you can google them). These two tools will clean-up your machine. Windows Update should work after that.

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