Any of the 0x80070070 error messages are known upgrade problems with Windows 10. However, these aren’t significant issues, if you get any of the three error messages (0x80070070 – 0x50011, 0x80070070 – 0x50012, 0x80070070 – 0x60000), then it means that your computer doesn’t have enough space to successfully complete the upgrade. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to fix error 0x80070070 as your device tries to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10.

How to fix error 0x80070070 Windows 10

When you receive error 0x80070070 – 0x50011, 0x80070070 – 0x50012, or 0x80070070 – 0x60000, you only need to free up space on your main storage, or you’ll need to connect an external drive, such as USB flash drive with enough space that Windows 10 can use as a temporary storage.

Freeing up space using Settings

To delete unnecessary and temporary files to free up space on Windows 10, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, Storage sense will reclaim some space to resolve the 0x80070070 error. If you couldn’t cleanup enough files, then you can try removing temporary files. Configure Storage Sense or run it now option Storage sense free up space deleting junk files

Removing temporary files

To delete system temporary files with the Settings app, use these steps:

Freeing up space using Disk Cleanup tool

If you still need to free up more space, you can use the Disk Cleanup tool. Cleanup temporary files on Windows 10 to fix 0x80070070 Once you complete the steps and you have enough space try to upgrade to Windows 10 one more time, and you should no longer see any of the error messages. Windows 10 hard drive properties Disk cleanup system files All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.