FIX: Error 0x80070bc2 while installing a Windows Update

Are you getting the “Error 0x80070bc2” while trying to update your PC to the latest Windows 10 version? You’re not alone. The Microsoft community forums are flooded with user complaints regarding similar issues. There could be several issues that may trigger the error 0x80070bc2. But there’s a quick fix that should fix the problem on most systems.

How to fix Windows Update Error 0x80070bc2

  1. Open Start menu, type CMD, then right-click on the Command Prompt that appeared in results » click Run as administrator » click Yes.
  2. Issue the following command in the Command Prompt window:
    SC config trustedinstaller start=auto
  3. Restart your PC.

In some cases, you may have to restart the system twice to install the update. Go to Settings » Update & Security to check if the update has been installed or it requires a restart.