How to Fix Error Code 0x8007001f On Windows 10

The error code 0x8007001f comes when you try to install the anniversary update for Windows 10. The error can appear before the update is fully downloaded. The error code is followed by a message that indicates that the user must get in touch with Microsoft to get the problem fixed. The other reasons for the error to occur include lack of Bluetooth connectivity and lack of sound. It generally arises due to faulty audio driver or a compatibility issue between Windows 10 and the computer hardware.


The error code can be resolved with a number of methods. Let’s take a look at each one of them and check what works for you.

Solution 1: Windows Troubleshooter to Fix the Error

  1. Click on the Windows key and type ‘troubleshooter’ in the search bar
  2. Click on the ‘troubleshooter’ and select ‘Settings’ located just below the search box
  3. Select the option to find and fix a problem and then select ‘View All’ setting.
  4. Select ‘Windows Update Troubleshooter’ and run it
  5. Check if process resolves the problem.

Solution 2: Use Audio Troubleshooter

If the error code is characterized by loss of audio, then try this method.

  1. Click on the Windows key and search ‘audio troubleshooter’
  2. Select the option titled, ‘Find and fix audio playback issues’. It will open a new troubleshooter window
  3. Click on ‘Next’ and the troubleshooter will find and fix any issues with the audio
  4. Let the process complete and check if the error is resolved.

Solution 3: Update Audio Drivers to Fix Error 0X8007001F

  1. Press Win + E and access Windows Explorer
  2. Click on ‘This PC’ and select ‘uninstall and change a program’
  3. Find the audio drivers for the computer and uninstall them
  4. Check online and find the audio drivers
  5. Download and install them all over again
  6. Restart the computer and check if the error is fixed.

Alternative Method:

  1. Right click on Windows icon and select ‘Device Manager’
  2. Under the sound, video and game controllers, select sound card
  3. Once it opens, select the driver tab and select the option to update drivers
  4. Check if the error is resolved.

Solution 4: Use media creation tool

  1. Download the Windows Media Creation Tool from the Microsoft website
  2. With the help of the tool update your system. Pick either 32 or 64 version as per preferences
  3. Tick the option for ‘Recommended Options’ for the computer
  4. The media creation tool will guide and update the computer
  5. Check if the error is resolved.