Microsoft released a recent update, KB5033375, for Windows 11 versions 23H2 and 22H2. This update addresses security vulnerabilities while enhancing Copilot. Additionally, this update brings enhancements to the servicing stack, which is responsible for installing Windows updates. However, many Windows 11 users are reporting that they are encountering an error 0x80248007 while updating the latest Win 11 update KB5033375. Thankfully, we have come across a few potential workarounds to resolve this error.
How to Fix Windows 11 Update KB5033375 Not Installing Download Error 0x80248007
The latest Windows 11 update KB5033375 is the mandatory security update that fixes various bugs. Unfortunately, many users are unable to update it due to an error 0x80248007. Are you also receiving the same error? Here we have covered all possible methods to fix it.
1. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter
First and foremost, try running Windows update troubleshooter to resolve the above error. Follow these steps:
– Press the Windows key + I to open the Settings app.
– Go to “Update & Security” and select “Troubleshoot” from the left-hand menu.
– Click on “Additional troubleshooters” and select “Windows Update” from the list.
– Run the troubleshooter and follow the on-screen instructions.
2. Restart Windows Update and Background Intelligent transfer service
If the above method doesn’t work, try restarting the Windows update and background intelligent transfer service. For this:
– Open up Services in the window
– Find out the Windows update in the list and double-click on it
– Make sure the “Startup type” is set to “Automatic” and click on “Apply”
– Click on “Start” if highlighted and then click on “OK”
– With Windows update selected click on “Restart the service”
Once done, restart the background intelligent transfer service. For this:
– Open Services in the window
– Find the “Background Intelligent Transfer” service, right-click on it and then select “Properties”.
– In the newly opened screen, set “Startup type” as Automatic and Service status as Running. Click on the Restart option from the top left side of the screen
– At last, save the changes and install the update again
3. Use Windows 11 Installation Assistant
If the error 0x80248007 persists while updating KB5033375, the next trick is to use the Windows 11 installation assistant. To do this:
– Copy the following link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows11 and paste it into the web address. It will take you to the Microsoft website.
– There you will see the Windows 11 installation assistant.
– Next, click on the “Download Now” button.
– Once the downloading process is done, run the .exe file and click on “Yes” to allow.
– Then if you have any pending update(s), click on it and the new update will start installing on your system.
4. Reset Windows Update Component
Resetting the Windows update component is also one of the best solutions to fix Windows 11 update error 0x80248007.
– Copy all of the following commands and paste them into the “notepad”.
SC config trustedinstaller start=auto
net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
net stop msiserver
net stop cryptsvc
net stop appidsvc
Ren %Systemroot%\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old
regsvr32.exe /s atl.dll
regsvr32.exe /s urlmon.dl
regsvr32.exe /s mshtml.dll
netshwinsock reset proxy
rundll32.exe pnpclean.dll,RunDLL_PnpClean /DRIVERS /MAXCLEAN
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /ScanHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /CheckHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /RestoreHealth
dism /Online /Cleanup-image /StartComponentCleanup
net start bits
net start wuauserv
net start msiserver
net start cryptsvc
net start appidsvc
– Then go to file and click on “Save as” and then set the location on “Desktop”
– Name this file as Wufix.bat select “Save as type” as “All files” and then click on “Save”
– Next, go to the desktop right-click on this new file Wufix.bat, and click on “Run as administrator”
– Click on “Yes” to allow
– Wait until the scanning process is complete.
– Then, the command window will be closed automatically and you will be able to install or download update KB5032288 on your Windows 11.
5. Use the Media Creation Tool
Have you tried all of the above methods and still encountered the same error? Try using the media creation tool.
– Open up the Windows 11 Media Creation tool website. Click on Download Now under Create Windows 11 Installation Media and then install it on the system.
– Once it is done, start the installation process again.
That’s everything you can try fixing Windows 11 update KB5033375 error 0x80248007.
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