Windows 10 is a reliable operating system and regular free updates are one major reason behind it. Although Windows 10 is the most popular operating system there are some errors that can hinder the user experience on the otherwise secure OS. Several users complain facing Skype error code 0x80070497 on Windows 10, so in this article, we will teach you how you can fix Skype error code 0x80070497 in Windows 10.
How to Fix Skype Error Code 0x80070497 in Windows
Using Command Prompt
Here are the steps on how to fix Skype error code 0x80070497 in Windows 10 through command prompt:
Launch the Command Prompt.
You can also tap Windows + X key on your keyboard and select Command Prompt “Admin.”
Here you have to stop Windows updates service and BITS service in the command prompt.
To start the command, you need to enter the following command:
net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
Now deletes qmgr*.dat files, to remove this enter the following command prompt and tap Enter:
Del “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat”
If you are doing this step first time, then you need to skip the above steps and go through the next steps given below. If you are done all the steps and not get success, then repeat the steps and remember to follow all the steps without skipping ant steps.
It is one of the useful messages that you need to use carefully, here are other methods that can help you to fix this error:
Here you need to run three commands in the command prompt to change the name of the folder, and every time you need to enter with the command:
After this above command you need to enter the given command in the command prompt and then tap the Enter button on your keyboard:
cd /d %windir%\system32
Next enter the following in the command prompt and then tap the Enter key on your keyboard:
cd /d %windir%\system32
Now In the windows updates service and BITS service these steps maybe get several commands that user need to enter in the command prompt to fix this issue here are the following command you need to enter the command and Tap Enter button with each command:
Next, reset Winsock and enter the following command:
netsh reset Winsock
Then tap Enter key on your keyboard.
Now reset your Windows updates service and BITS service and enter the given command:
net start bits
net start wuauserv
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