Many computer users often encounter an error message “failed with error code 0x80070643” saying “The specified service does not exist as an installed service”. Windows OS users may experience this error code while using Microsoft Update on various Office and Windows product such as Windows XP, MS Office 2003, and Windows Server or may be caused by .NET Framework. It is not restricted to just one or two product and can occur when attempting to update many Microsoft program and software. That is why it is necessary for users to install the latest update from Microsoft.
Steps to fix error Code 0x80070643 on Windows
Step 1: Perform a clean boot
If any software is causing the problem then clean boot helps you to eliminate software conflicts. Here are the complete procedures,
For Windows 8 and 8.1,
- Click on “Start” button then tap “Search”.
- In a “Search” box type “msconfig” and click on it.
- On the services tab of the System Configuration dialog box, click to select Hide all Microsoft services check box and then click “Disable all”.
- On the startup tab of the System Configuration dialog box, click on “Open Task Manager”.
- In Task Manager, for each startup item, choose the item and click “Disable”. Close the Task Manger.
- After then click “OK” on the startup tab of the System Configuration dialog box and then restart your system.
For Windows Vista and Windows 7
- By using an account that has administrator rights, log on to your system.
- Click on “Start” and in the “Search box”, type “msconfig.exe”.
- Press enter to start the System Configuration Utility.
- After then click the “Selective Startup” option on the general tab and click to clear the load startup items check box.
- On the Services option, click to select the “Hide all” Microsoft check box, and click on “Disable all”.
- Click on “OK” and restart your system.
Note: This method allows Microsoft Services to run. It includes Event logging, Networking, Plug and Play and other services. You may permanently delete all restore points if you disable these services. If you want to use the System restore utility then do not delete all restore points.
Step 2: After checking the issues, put the system back to the normal mode
For Windows 8 and 8.1
- Click on start and then select “Search” option.
- In the search box, type “msconfig” and then click on msconfig.
- After then click the “Normal Startup” option on the general tab.
- Click the services tab and clear the check box next to “Hide all Microsoft” services and then click on “Enable all”.
- In the Startup tab, click on “Open Task Manager”
- In Task manager, enable all your startup programs and click “OK”
- Restart your computer.
For Windows Vista and 7
- Click Start and in the Search box, type “msconfig.exe” and press “Enter”
- Click the “Normal Startup” option on the general tab and then click “OK”
- After then, restart your system
Step 3: Update or Uninstall the program that causes the problem
- Click on “Start” and in the “Search box” type “regedit” and press “Enter”.
- Go to the location,
- In the right panel, delete the LowerFilters. If there are any sub keys like 0001, 0000 under key, then double click on them and delete the LowerFilters value.
- Restart your system and check if the issues persist.
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