If when you try to activate your copy of Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Server, you get an error message: The data is invalid. Error code 8007000D, then this post will help you resolve the issue. This error code can also appear when using System Restore.
Windows Activation error code 0x8007000D
This error can even be encountered if you run
slsmgr -dlv or slmgr -ato from a command line.
The System account by default has Full Control permissions to the registry path and any subkeys:
If those permissions have been altered for the ‘Root’ key or any subkey(s), we would see the error code 0x8007000D.
To resolve this issue, you need to assign the minimum permission of “Enumerate Subkeys” to the System account for the registry path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root and any of its subkeys, says KB2230957.
Microsoft Fix it 50485 used to be available to fix this issue, but it has been taken down now.
Windows Update error code 0x8007000D
If you receive this error code while using Windows Update, do the following:
- Create a system restore point first.
- Stop Windows Update Service using Services.msc
- Rename the C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution folder to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistributionOld
- Restart the Windows Update Service
- Reboot computer.
Now try using Windows Update again.
TIP: This post will help you fix error 0x8007000d when installing or upgrading Windows 10.
System Restore error 0x8007000D
If you receive An unspecified error occurred during System Restore, 0x8007000D then you have to try using another restore point. If it does not help, this post will help you Troubleshoot System Restore problems.
TIP: his post will help you if Windows Update Offline Installer encounters an error 0x8007000d.