This article provides information on how to resolve the "80070543" error that may occur when installing Windows Updates in Windows 8.
Users have reported receiving the error "Windows Update ran into a problem" with an error code of 80070543 when trying to complete updates in Windows 8. Restarting the Windows Update process results in the same error and the updates never complete.
A resolution was found for this issue by following the steps listed in Microsoft Support KB 971509. Though the article advises that the error relates to the Component Bases Servicing subsystem within Windows Server 2008, following the steps provided within the article have also resolved the Windows Update error within Windows 8. Follow the steps as outlined below to resolve the issue:
You should now be able to restart the Windows Update process within Windows 8 and have it complete.
For further troubleshooting directions for this error, reference the discussion at Microsoft's Community website for more possible resolutions to this issue.
Article ID: SLN293803
Last Date Modified: 04/04/2016 08:48 AM
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