How to Get Rid of 0x800f0801 Error Code in Window 11?

Sometimes, the customers face error code 0x800f0801 when the user updates their computer system. In this blog, you will read the method to fix 0x800f0801 error in Window 11. For more help, the customer should hit on www.office.com/setup.

Method to Fix 0x800f0801 Error Code in Window 11:

1. Use Windows Update Troubleshooter:

The user should first tap on Windows key + I at the same time to open the Settings app and then go to System which is in the left side and followed by Troubleshoot option from the right side. When the user is in the Troubleshoot menu, then you should tap on Other trouble-shooters option. At last, you should scroll down till you find Windows Update troubleshooter and then hit on Run option which is next to it.

2. Run DISM:

For this, you should press the Windows + S key together to open the Search bar and then write cmd. After this, you should right-tap on the result and just run it as an Administrator. Now, you need to type the below commands and just tap on Enter key after each command:

DISM /online /Cleanup-Image / ScanHealth                                                   

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

3. Check Compatibility of System Files by using SFC Scan:

The customer should tap on Windows + S key altogether to open the Search bar and then write cmd in the search section. Now, you should right-tap on the result just to run it as an Administrator. After this, you should write the below command and tap on Enter key:

sfc /scannow

At last, just wait for the process to finish and then restart your system to check the modifications are applied. SFC scanning process will automatically identify and repair the corrupted files in your system.

4. Manually Update Windows:

To update, you should hit on Windows key + I key at the same time in just to bring up the Settings app. After this, you should tap on Windows Update which is in the left side of the screen. If in case, you find new updates to download, then hit on the Install now button. Lastly, wait for the method to complete and then hit on Check for updates button.

5.  Turn on Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Feature:

If you want to turn on Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 feature, then you should hit on Windows key + R at the same time just to open a new Run box and then type appwiz.cpl and press Enter key. When the Programs and Features window displays on your screen, then hit on Turn Windows features on or off from the left side of the screen. At last, you should tick the box which is next to .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) and then tap on OK button.

6. Clear SoftwareDistribution Folder:

To open Search bar, you should hit on Windows + S key and then type cmd. Now, you need to right-tap on the result and then run it as an administrator. Here, you should type the commands one by one and then press Enter key after each command you type:

net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc
c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution
c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution.OLD
net start cryptsvc
net start bits
net start wuauserv

With this method, the user can resolve 0x800f0801 error code in Window 11. For more information related to Window 11, go to www.office.com/setup.