It is always frustrating to see on-screen errors. When Windows OS experiences an internal glitch, it can
drain your life. It’s even more frustrating when you don’t know how it happened.
Most people would expect that everything will work perfectly in this digital age where our lives are
made so much easier by the internet and digital technology. It is impossible to believe that this could be
farther from the truth. Windows 10 will bring you errors.
Unfortunately, some errors are not avoidable. These errors are why they happen. What is the meaning
of each error? What can you do to fix them?
Here are the Most Common Windows 10 Errors and How to Fix Them
Unfortunately, I will not be able cover every issue that Windows 10 may present. It would be far more
time than it takes to read an article.
Many error codes can be traced back to a single error. This is why I believe it’s best to start at the
Windows 10 Update Errors
Windows Updates is where most of the Windows 10 errors will occur. This error is often called the
“mother of all annoyances”. If it is not similar, it will look like the above image.
Error Code [pii_email_cbd448bbd34c985e423c] ,0x80070057. WindowsUpdate_8007002C.
WindowsUpdate_dt000. 0x80072ee7. 80070005, 80240020. 80246007. 80070004… and many other.
These errors can occur when Windows 10 launches an automatic update or a program that requires user
These errors can happen if Windows Update is initiated. It may take several computer restarts to correct
the problem. Sometimes, removing security software may be helpful but it is not recommended.
If the error persists after restarting multiple times, it could be that your software distribution folder is
• Click here to open your account Windows Start Menu In the lower-left corner of you screen
• Click the Settings icon that looks like the cogwheel
• Scroll down and click on Update and Security.
• Click here Troubleshooting From the left menu.
• Click on the Troubleshoot window. Windows Update Below the Get moving Heading
• Click the Troubleshooter Click here
Follow the wizard on screen until you are satisfied with your troubleshooting.
Is it still not working? It is possible to run it again or manually modify the software distribution folder.
If you are not familiar with the Command Prompt, this process can be difficult. Do not attempt this
unless you are confident.
Type cmd Enter the search field in your taskbar.
Below The Best Match Right-click here Command Prompt Select
As administrator From the menu.
You will be disabling several services. You should start with the top command and work your way down.
After each command, press the Enter key.
Next, you will rename both the Software DistributionAndCatroot2Folders. As in the previous step, enter
each command and hit the Enter key.
We’ll now restart any services that you have previously disabled. The drill should be familiar to you by
Close the command prompt and restart your computer to try your updates again.
This error can occur for many reasons: Your computer may have memory problems, incompatible
software programs, or you could be infected by malicious viruses.
• They often come with a numerical code to help identify the problem. There are far too many to
• The fix is often simple.
• Get out there and start exploring Task Manager.
• Go to the Process Tab and sort the list by Username.
• Each running process should be stopped one at a time. Retry the process that you were
following when the error occurred.
• If the error does not return, it is likely that you have found an incompatible program.
• To prevent future errors, update the incompatible program.
You might also find the program you are trying to run corrupted or bugged. Make sure all your programs
are up-to-date before running them.
BSOD Forwarding /Stop Errors
This error is also known as the blue screen of death. It occurs when Windows OS encounters a problem
that it cannot handle. To avoid further complications, the Windows OS shuts down.
This screen is no longer a blue screen with numeric error codes. It has a frowny face and the basic
message. Your computer ran into an issue…Usually, this is followed by an error code. You will be
required to reboot your computer after you receive this screen. This could make it difficult to
troubleshoot the problem.
Chances are that the problem is caused by the last known good configuration you changed before the
error occurred. You can reboot depending on the change you made before the error occurred. Restore
your system You can also roll back the device driver.
Make sure you have all Windows updates and service packs installed. Also, make sure to update any
hardware drivers. Finally, run a virus scanner.
Reinstall the software or contact the developer if it is a problem with the program. If the problem is
hardware related, you can update the firmware or simply replace the part.
These errors are just a small part of the many you will encounter when using Windows 10. These are the
most frequent errors I’ve encountered with Windows 10
If you are faced with an error that is not covered here and has an error code, a quick Google search can
help you understand why and how to fix it.