How to fix error 0x80070422
Error 0x80070422 is a serious trouble that may happen when a user try to install Windows 10 1709 Update, for example KB4056892 (sometimes this update leads to 0x80070bc2 error). It means “The identities of the manifests are identical but their contents are different.”. The error is sometimes causes to the system problems that could be resolved with system recovery or cumulative updates, which are impossible to perform because of error 0x80070422. If you haven’t any restore points, in this guide you will find several methods to fix 0x80070422 Error.
Causes of receiving error 0x80070422 message
Error 0x80070422 may appear due to numerous reasons. Though the error message doesn’t give much information about reasons of error grounds, it is likely one of the list:
- Improperly operating applications that are connected with system restore components, that cause instability
- Files of System restore service that were altered or damaged
- Disabled Volume shadow copy option, that System Restore is linked to
- Executed the Windows Update files (KB4056892, e.t.c)
- Automatic Windows Updates
Ways to fix 0x80070422 Error :
Below we present instructions that may solve the problem. Depending on your system, the solutions may slightly differ, so perform the steps suitable for your system.
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Steps of manual resolving
Solution 1. Remove problem causing registry entries
- Press Windows+R
- Input ‘regedit’ and hit the Enter key
- Go to the following location HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\COMPONENTS\
- Remove the below listed entries
- Reboot the PC
Solution 2. Re-register the required components
- Initiate the search for ‘command prompt’
- Type the following commands and hit Enter after each
- For 32 Bit OS: CD %WinDir%\System32
- For 64 Bit OS: CD %WinDir%\SysWow64
- RegSvr32 vbscript.dll
- Reboot the PC
If you are not sure what type of system you are using, then simply right-click the My Computer or This PC icon and choose Properties – in the appeared window you will see the information on your system version.
Solution 3. Permit VSS Copy
- Go to the Control Panel
- Change the view type to Icons
- Choose Administrative tools and within it go to the Services tab
- There at the bottom of the window find the Volume Shadow Copy service and double-click it
- Click on the Startup type menu and select Automatic
- Confirm your choice by clicking OK
Solution 4. Delete Conflicting File
Use this method if the error message emerges when you’re performing an installation of software through InstallShield.
- Navigate to C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallSheild\Professional\Runtime\ISProbe.tlb
- And remove ISProbe.tlb file
It is likely that you will need to view hidden files & folders to detect the file. For this open the Control Panel and click Folder Options. In the emerged window go to the tab View and mark the option ‘Show hidden files, folders, and drivers’
Solution 5. Update drivers
This problem is also often solved by a simple driver update. Old drivers may cause system errors so we advise keeping all your drivers up-to-date. To simplify this task, you may engage the services of some third-party programs such as DriverMax.