How to Fix Error Code 0x8007007f in Windows 11 [Solved]

Windows 11 is the improved and better upgrade for Windows 10 users by Microsoft around June 2021. They released the final version of Windows 11 for everybody in October 2021. Many of the Windows users reported that when they were trying to upgrade their system to Windows 11 final version, they get error code 0x8007007f saying something went wrong and cannot proceed with the complete installation. If you are also facing this same issue and not able to upgrade to windows 11 because of this error code, then do not worry. We have come up with few possibilities and solutions in this post, which will surely help you in updating your system operating system to windows 11.


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Solution 1 : By running the Windows Installation Assistant file as Administrator

 

Step 1: Download the Windows Installation Assistant file by clicking the link given below.

https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2171764

 

Step 2: Then, Right click on the downloaded Windows Installation Assistant file.

Step 3: Select Run as administrator from the context menu as shown below.

 

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Step 4: Then, click Yes button on the UAC prompt window as shown below.

 

 

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Step 5: Perform On Screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Hope this was helpful and solved the issue.

 

Solution 2 : Restart your System

 

Sometimes there might be a possibility of other background services or apps being interfering in the process of installation. Therefore, restarting the system can terminate all the background apps and after your system is boot up, immediately start the windows 11 installation process.

 

Step 1: Close all the windows and folders that are open on your system.

Step 2: Then, Press Windows + X keys to view the context menu list of Start button.

Step 3: Hover the mouse cursor over Shut down or sign out option and then, Select Restart from the list as shown in the below image.

 

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Step 4: Once done, try installing the Windows 11 on your system.

Hope this solved your issue. If not, then try our other solutions explained below.

 

Solution 3 : Clean the Disk and Delete Junk files

 

Step 1: Press Windows key on your keyboard and type disk cleanup.

Step 2: Select the disk cleanup app from the search results as shown in the below image.

 

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Step 3: Then, Select C: drive in the drive selection window and click OK button as shown below.

 

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Step 4: In the Next window, Select all the files to delete by clicking all the checkboxes as shown in the below screenshot.

Step 5: Then, Click OK button to delete all the junk files.

 

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Step 6: Once all the files are deleted, please try to upgrade windows operating system to windows 11 and check if the error still occurs or not.

That’s it.

Solution 4: Keep Graphics driver updated

 

Step 1: Press Windows key on your keyboard and type device manager.

Step 2: Select the Device Manager app from the search results as shown below.

 

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Step 3: Select Display adapters and click it to expand it on the device manager window.

Step 4: Then, Right click on the graphic card available under Display adapters (Eg : Intel UHD Graphics card).

Step 5: Click Update driver from the context menu as shown in the below screenshot.

 

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Step 6: Click Search automatically for drivers option in the window as shown below.

 

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Step 7: Then, follow the on screen instructions to update the graphics driver.

Step 8: Close the Device Manager window.

Now try to upgrade your system to windows 11 and see if the problem got solved.

Hope this solved your issue.

Solution 5: Perform System File Check Scan

 

Step 1: Press Windows + R keys together on your keyboard to open Run dialog box.

Step 2: Type cmd in the run dialog box and hit the CTRL + SHIFT + Enter keys together to open Command prompt as admin.

Step 3: Then, Click Yes on the UAC prompt to proceed.

 

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Step 4: Then, Type sfc /scannow in the command prompt and press the Enter key to start performing the Scan check.

 

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Step 5: Close the command prompt window.

Step 6: After the file scan check is done, try and check whether the issue still remains.

Hope this should solve the issue.

 

Solution 6: Ensure Secure Boot and TPM 2.0 on your system is enabled

 

How to Check For Secure Boot State status on your system

 

Step 1: Press Windows + R keys together on your keyboard to open Run dialog box.

Step 2: Type msinfo32 in the run dialog box and hit the Enter keys together to open System Information.

 

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Step 3: In the System information window, Check for Secure Boot State item on the right side of the window.

Step 4: This should display as On if it is enabled as shown in the below screenshot.

 

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Step 5: If it is not enabled, Please refer this article How to enable Secure Boot State in Windows 11.

 

How to Check For TPM 2.0 status on your system

 

Step 1: Press Windows + R keys together on your keyboard to open Run dialog box.

Step 2: Then, type tpm.msc in the run box and press the Enter key to open Trust Platform Module Management on your system.

 

Tpm Msc

 

Step 3: Check for the TPM status under Status section as shown in the below image.


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Step 4: If this displays The TPM is ready for useĀ then, it is enabled.

Step 5: If not, then please refer this article How to Enable TPM 2.0 on your system.

 

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Step 6: After ensuring both TPM and Secure Boot State is enabled, try and check if the problem still persists.

Hope this solved your problem.

 

Solution 7: Change the User Account Control Settings on your system

 

Step 1: Press Windows key on the keyboard and type change user account control settings.

Step 2: Then, Hit the Enter key to open the User account control settings window.

 

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Step 3: Drag the always notify option to the topmost position as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 4: Then, Click OK button and click Yes on the UAC prompt to proceed.

 

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Step 5: Once done, Check if the error code still appears when you try to upgrade to windows 11.

That’s it.

Hope this article was informative and helpful.

Please let us know in the comments section below.

Thank you for reading!

 

 

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