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How To Fix Windows Error Code 80070103? And Solutions

Error code 80070103: Computer Freezes when checking for Windows Updates. You get Error code 80070103 when upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1 and 8.

When you try to download or install updates from Windows Update in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 & 8 or Windows 7, the computer may freeze. If the computer freezes during installation, please follow the below steps:

Solutions For Error Code 80070103:

Run Windows Update Troubleshooter and check if it helps. 

a: Press Windows logo + W to open the search box.

b: Type troubleshooting, hit enter.

c: Now click System and Security.

d: Now click Windows Update

Run the scan again:

If the scan freezes and doesn’t complete when Windows Update is scanning for updates, try to run the scan again.

Perform a System Restore:

If you are having problems installing Windows Updates, use the following method.

When you start your computer by using the Windows installation disc, you can perform system recovery options on start up. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Turn off your computer manually by pressing the power button.
  2. Start your computer by pressing the power button.
  3. At the log on screen, tap or click the power icon in the lower-right corner.
  4. Press the Shift key, and then tap or click Restart.
  5. On the Choose an option page, tap or click Troubleshoot, and then tap or click Advanced options.
  6. Tap or click System Restore. The computer will restart to System Restore. Select your account to continue.
  7. On the System Restore page, tap or click Next.
  8. If you are prompted to specify a disk to restore, select the hard disk, and then tap or click Next.
  9. When the restoration process is complete, tap or click Restart.

Refresh your PC:

Note: When you use “Refresh your PC” tool, your computer will restore the current Windows installation to the original installation version. This method requires you to reinstall all updates which are not included on the installation. Applications that you installed from disc or websites will be removed. You will find a list of removed applications on your desktop.

  1. Turn off your computer manually by pressing the power button.
  2. Start your computer by pressing the power button.
  3. At the logon screen, tap or click the power icon in the lower-right corner.
  4. Press the Shift key, and then tap or click Restart.
  5. On the Choose an option page, tap or click Troubleshoot, and then tap or click Advanced options.
  6. Tap or click Refresh your PC.
  7. Under Refresh your PC, tap or click Next.
  8. Follow the instructions on the screen.

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