How to Fix Error Code 0x80070057 with Windows Update


Microsoft Windows Office Update error code 0x80070057can occur while downloading, installing, opening, updating and closing or while performing any actions like sending, receiving, copying, pasting.

Simple and Easy Steps to resolve Office windows update error 0x80070057

A. Cleaning temp folder

  • Press and hold the Windows key and the letter ‘R’ together.
  • Once the Run window pops, enter the text “temp”, without quotes, and press Enter key.
  • Explorer Window with the system junk files folder open.
  • Select any file or folder in the open Window and then press and hold the ‘CTRL’ and alphabet ‘A’ at once, as shown in the below image:
  • Now, right click the selected files.
  • While pressing down the ‘Shift’ key, select the option “Delete” from the menu, as illustrated in the snapshot.
  • If you are prompted to click on ‘Yes’ or ‘Allow’ or ‘Continue’, click the check box to the left bottom corner of the pop up window and then click on the visible button as mentioned in the above image:
  • Repeat the step 7 again. If the pop ups continue for more than a few times, select the option to the left bottom corner of the pop up window and click on ‘Skip’ and repeat the same.
  • Once deleting is complete, you may close the Temp folder window and continue to next step.

B. Cleaning %temp% folder.

Easy steps to clean the temporary user files is to follow the same steps above to clean the temp folder as above, where the command ‘temp’ is replaced with “%temp%”, as shown in the image

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C. Clean Up System Files

  • Press the Windows key and the ‘R’ key together to open the Run command window.
  • Now, enter the text “cleanmgr”, without quotes.
  • Then, select the hard drive partition from the drop down in the pop up window and click on ‘OK’ button, as shown in the below image:
  • Once the scan for junk data is complete, select the items from the list, except the Recycle Bin, as shown in the below image:
  • Click on ‘OK’ button and wait for the operation to complete.

D. Clearing Internet Explorer junk files

  • Press and hold the Windows key and the letter ‘R’ together.
  • In the Run window, enter the command ‘inetcpl.cpl’ and then press Enter key, as shown in the below image:
  • Now, click on the ‘Advanced’ tab on the Internet Options window, as illustrated in the below snapshot.
  • Then, click on the reset button.
  • Now, select the option to delete the personal settings in the pop up window, check the below image for reference:

Wait for the reset to complete and then continue to the next step.

Now, you will see that windows update error 0x80070057 is fixed.

If by chance, the window update error code 0x80070057 is not fixed, then the issue may be critical and data loss may occur. A single corrupt element can affect the hardware & software.

If the issue is still not fixed please initiate a CHAT with our Microsoft Technical expert. Our Technical experts will be glad to assist you.


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