Error message potential windows update database error detected 0x80070490 on Windows 10


It seems like you are facing issues with the Windows Update. You can try these few steps mentioned here to resolve the problem.

Method 1:

  • I would suggest you run the Windows update troubleshooter.
  • Press the Windows Logo and W key on your keyboard.
  • Type troubleshooter and select troubleshooting/troubleshooter.
  • On the left side of the screen, click on View all.
  • From the list of options available, click on Windows update.
  • Click on Next and follow the onscreen instructions to start and begin the troubleshooter.

Method 2:

If the troubleshooting of Windows update does not help resolve the issue, then I would suggest you to go through this Microsoft article and follow the resolution steps mentioned for Windows 10 

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