.NET framework 3.5 error 0x80070422

lawrence ge 6 Reputation points

I was trying to download NET framework 3.5 for a applaction
but i gived me the 0x80070422 error
so i searched this error up and found that,
by soving this error i have to enable windows update in "service“
but when i tried to enable it,
it gived me another error: 1058

does anyone know why this is happening?

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  1. Castorix31 83,101 Reputation points

    Have you tried the different methods from, for example, Fix .Net Framework 3.5 Installation Error 0x80070422 in Windows 10

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  2. Kapil Arya 7,931 Reputation points MVP


    Try the DISM method to enable .NET Framework 3.5 on your system. 

    Please refer following step-by-step guide: 


    Let us know if this helps! 

    Note: Included link in this reply refers to blog post by a trusted Microsoft MVP.

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  3. Teemo Tang 11,371 Reputation points

    The most stable method for enabling .NET Framework 3.5 is using DISM command to offline install.
    You need a Windows 10 ISO image file, mount it and copy sources\sxs folder to a convenient place, then just execute a DISM command and .NET Framework 3.5 will be installed.
    Detailed guide here:


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  4. Christian 26 Reputation points MVP

    Hello Lawrence-9067,

    Have you also tried installing dotNet (.Net) via the roles and features in Windows Server or Windows 10 (via the add programs and features windows 10)?

    Kindly give this a try. You will find a lot of guides on https://techdirectarchive.com on various to go about adding .Net Framework via the following methods mentioned above and with DISM.

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  5. Penfold 1 Reputation point

    First check if the Windows Update service is running. If it is disabled you will get this message.

    Just type services into the taskbar search and scroll down to Windows Update.

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