Fix: 0x8007000d Windows 10 Update Error in KB4598242 (Solved) –

If you encounter error 0x8007000d while trying to download the KB4598242 update on Windows 10, continue reading below to resolve the issue.

The 0x8007000d Windows 10 update error “Some update files are missing or contain errors” usually occurs if the update files are corrupted or if the mixed reality feature (also known as “Windows Holographic”) is installed on the machine.

This guide contains step-by-step instructions on how to resolve Windows 10 update error 0x8007000d.

How to fix Windows 10 update error 0x8007000d.

Important: Before you try the methods below to fix the 0x8007000d error, go ahead and follow the steps below and then try updating Windows 10 again.

Step 1. Make sure you are logged on to Windows with an administrator account.
Step 2. Make sure of it Date, time and regional settings right.
Step 3. Make sure you have enough disk space (at least 20 GB). To free up disk space, use Disk Cleanup and follow the instructions in this guide: How to free up disk space with Disk Cleanup.
Step 4. If you have Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise and you’ve enabled BitLocker drive protection, continue to encrypt the C: drive before installing the update.*

*Note: To disable BitLocker drive encryption, go to: Control Panel > System and security > BitLocker Drive Encryption and press Turn off BitLocker.


Step 5. Download and install the latest Servicing Stack Update for your installed Windows 10 version and architecture (32/64-bit). (To see your installed Windows 10 version/architecture, go to: Start -> Settings –> System –> About.)

Method 1. Force Windows to reload the update(s).

The first way to solve Windows 10 update error 0x8007000d is to recreate the Windows Update store folder (“C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution”“), which is where Windows stores downloaded updates. For this:

1. press at the same time Windows image + R buttons to open the run command window.
2. Enter the following in the Run command window: services.msc and press Enter.


3. Right click Windows update service and select Stop.

stop windows update service

4. Then, open Windows Explorer and navigate to it C:\Windows folder.

5. and select Delete Software distribution” vol.*
(click Keep going in the “Folder Access Denied” window).

*Note: The next time Windows Update starts, the new blank Software distribution folder is automatically created by Windows to store updates.

software distribution

6. Restart your computer and then try to check for updates.

Method 2. Fix error 0x8007000d with DISM and SFC tools.

1. It’s open command prompt as administrator. For this:

1. Enter the following in the search field: cmd or command line
2. right click on it command line (result) and select Run as administrator.

command line administrator

2. In the command prompt window, type the following command and click Enter:

  • Dism.exe /Online /Clean-Image /Restorehealth

dism health recovery windows 10 8 7

3. Please be patient while DISM fixes the component store. After the operation is complete (you should be notified that the corruption in the component store has been fixed), give this command and press the button. Enter:

sfc scan now windows 10-8

4. Once the SFC scan is complete, restart your computer.
5. Try updating your system again.

Method 3. FIX error 0x8007000d by disabling the mixed reality feature.

A common way to resolve error 0x8007000d in Windows 10 update KB4598242 is to disable the mixed reality feature (feature name: Analog.Holographic.Desktop)

1. It’s open command prompt as administrator.

2. Copy and paste the following command in the command line and click Enter:

  • dism /online /remove-capability /capabilityname:Analog.Holographic.Desktop~~~~


3. After unchecking the “Analog.Holographic.Desktop” option, restart your computer and try to install the updates again. Usually this time the update completes without error.*

*Note: If the update fails again, follow step 1 above to re-download the updates from scratch.

4. After installing the update, re-add the Analog.Holographic.Desktop package and reinstall the mixed reality feature on your PC (if you need it) by issuing this command in an administrator command prompt.


Method 4. Repair Windows 10 with an in-place update.

Another way to fix Windows 10 upgrade problems that usually works is to repair Windows 10. To do this, follow the detailed instructions in this article: How to repair Windows 10.

That’s it! Which method worked for you?
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