Problem: Cannot install KB3200970 or KB3197954 with error code 0x80070057

“My computer promoted me with a cumulative update with KB3200970 but I cannot install it. It even presented me with an error message, telling me that an error code 0x80070057 has stopped my computer to install latest update. How can I fix this issue and get latest update installed?”

“Got two updates – KB3200970 and KB3197954 in my computer, but both failed to install. Windows 10 warned me that an error code 0x80070057 had occurred and I must fix it firstly. Any recommendations for solve this problem?”

Are you having similar problems in your PC with these two Windows 10 updates KB3200970 and KB3197954 fail to install on computer? An error code – 0x80070057 even blocks you from installing latest update? So how to get rid of this error code and get latest update installed on PC? Don’t bother anymore. Just follow below offered solutions to fix Windows 10 fail to install update with error code 0x80070057 error and get wanted updates in your PC now.

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Solution 1. Free download KB3200970/KB3197954 and clean install to fix 0x80070057 error code

You can directly click below download link to download wanted update and perform a clean install on your PC. And this will thoroughly fix error code 0x80070057 issue in your computer. 

Download Windows KB3200970 x64Download Windows KB3200970 x86Download Windows KB3197954 x86Download Windows KB3197954 x64

If you still cannot install the updates with error code 0x80070057, you can follow next offered solutions to fix this issue and get wanted update to be installed in PC then.

Solution 2. Check and fix system error to get rid of 0x80070057 from Windows 10

Professional partition manager software – EaseUS Partition Master helps to fix system errors by checking disk and allow your PC to load new update such as KB3200970/KB3197954 by extending system and system reserved partition. You can free download it and follow below tips to fix 0x80070057 error code in your PC now:

1. Check and fix system errors 

  • Launch EaseUS Partition Master and right-click the partition that you want to check by clicking “Check partition”.
  • Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: Check Partition Properties, Call Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test. Click OK. 
  • Let EaseUS Partition Master automatically check hard disk partition errors and repair errors for you. Click OK to finish the process.
  • Fix Windows 10 KB320970/KB3197954 fail to install with error code 0x80070057.

    2. Extend system drive or system reserved partition

    Launch EaseUS Partition Master, drag partitions rightwards and leave unallocated space behind system drive or system reserved partition. Right-click system drive or system reserved partition and choose “Resize/Move partition”.

    Fix 0x80070057 error code issue in Windows 10.

  • Drag the right handle of the system drive rightwards and then add free space to system drive or system reserved partition. Click Apply.
  • Solution 3. Troubleshoot Windows 10 KB3197954/KB3200970 fail to install error 

    Windows Update Troubleshooter will effectively help you fix Windows 10 KB3197954/KB3200970 fail to install error. You may follow below steps to fix this problem on your PC now:

  • 1. Press Windows + X and select Control panel.
  • 2. Type troubleshooter in the search box and click Troubleshooting.
  • 3. Under System and Security, click Fix problems with Windows Updates.
  • 4. Tick Advanced > Enable and check Apply repairs automatically;
  • 5. Tap: Run as administrator (you may have to enter your pass-code firstly) > Then click Next to finish the process.
  • Solution 4. Change Windows Registry to solve Windows fail to install update error with 0x80070057 error code

  • Press Windows + R to open Run dialogue, type: regedit and hit Enter;
  • Check all the following registry entries whether match yours, if not, change them:
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsUpdateUX] “IsConvergedUpdateStackEnabled”=dword:00000000
  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsUpdateUXSettings] “UxOption”=dword
  • Solution 5. Get rid of 0x80070057 error code from Windows 10 with DISM

  • 1. Press Windows + X and click Command Prompt (Admin);
  • 2. Type: cd and hit Enter;
  • 3. Type: DISM.exe /Online / Cleanup-image /Scanhealth and hit Enter;
  • 4. Type: DISM.exe /Online / Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and hit Enter;
  • 5. Type: exit and hit Enter.
  • Now you can retry to install Windows 10 update KB3200970/KB3197954 in your PC without any obstacles.