When attempting to install Windows 10/11 on your PC, do you receive the 0x800f0381 error? Don’t be concerned; you’re not alone. This blog post will walk you through the steps to quickly and efficiently fix this problem. Continue reading for the complete guide!
1- First, Right-click on the Start Menu and click on Run from the pop-up menu.
2- Now, Write “services.msc” and then Click on Ok.
3- Scroll down until you find Windows Update. Double Click on Windows Update.
4- Make sure that the Startup Type is set as Automatic, and then Click on Stop, then click on Ok.
5- Open File Explorer and Follow Path: “C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution“.
6- Now, Select all the files and folders, then Click on the Delete Icon.
7- Check mark the Do this for all current items option and then Click on Continue.
8- Click on the Cross button to Close the Windows Update.
9- Again, Double, click on Windows Update.
10- Click on the Start Button and then Click on Ok.
11- Click on the Cross button to Close the Run Windows.
13- Now, Click on the Start Menu and then Open Settings.
14- Click on the System tab from the left side of the screen and then Scroll down and click Troubleshoot.
15- Then select Other trouble-shooters.
16- Click on the Windows Update Run Button.
17- Again, Click on the Start Menu and then Open Settings.
18- Click on the System tab from the left side of the screen and then Scroll down and click Recovery.
19- Click on the Reset PC button.
20- Click on the Keep My Files option.
21- Click on Local reinstall.
22- Click on the Next Button.
23- Click on the Reset Button.
I hope this information was useful in resolving the 0x800f0381 problem.