3 Ways to Fix Framework Error code: 0x80070422, The Service Cannot Be Started Either Because it is Disabled or Because it has no Enabled Devices Associated With It

By | April 7, 2022

Hey! Do you want to fix Framework Error code: 0x80070422, The Service Cannot Be Started Either Because it is Disabled or Because it has no Enabled Devices Associated With It, then should read the full article.

The Service Cannot Be Started Either Because it is Disabled or Because it has no Enabled Devices Associated With It

Several Windows 7 Users encountered the installer error while installing any software and whenever try to download .NET Framework 3.5 (Includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0 ) then, getting an error “The service cannot be started either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. Error Code: 0x80070422.”

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The Service Cannot Be Started Either Because it is Disabled or Because it has no Enabled Devices Associated With It

The root cause of the Service Cannot Be Started Either Because it is Disabled or Because it has no Enabled Devices Associated With It might be the following causes of it-

As per investigated many IT user’s reports and the solutions that they followed to take care of the issue.

  • It might be Windows Update service will be disabled or Manual Mode.
  • It might be Windows files are corrupt.
  • It might be your antivirus is interfering with updating the framework.

How to Fix The Service Cannot Be Started Either Because it is Disabled or Because it has no Enabled Devices Associated With It on Windows?

To fix the following error follow these easy steps-

1. Start Windows Update Services

To Start Windows update services follow these easy steps-

STEP#1. Navigate to Run, type (services.msc), and hit enter.

STEP#2. Navigate to Windows Update, right-click on it and select Start.

restart windows update services

STEP#3. Now try to install Framework again. If the issue persists, continue to the Next Step-

2. Enable Configure Automatic Updates using Group Policy

To enable configure automatic updates using group policy follow these easy steps-

STEP#1. navigate to run, type (gpedit.msc), and hit enter.

STEP#2. Now follow the below path to enable configure automatic updates-

Navigate to Local group Policy >Computer Configuration >Administrative Templates > Windows Components >Windows Updates

STEP#3. Double Click on Configure Automatic Updates.

STEP#4. Now Select Enable to Configure Automatic Updates. Click on Apply, and OK.

Enable Configure Automatic Updates

Now try to install Framework again, Hopefully, your problem will resolve. If the issue persists, continue to the Next Step-

3. Disable Your Security Software

Once you should check by deactivating your antivirus software. Sometimes your antivirus software creates hurdles in updating.

If you are not able to install the framework even after blocking Antivirus, then check once by running your computer in Safe Mode with Networking Mode.

Click Here to know How to start Windows in Safe Mode

Hopefully, your problem The service cannot be started either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it. Error Code: 0x80070422.” has been resolved. If the issue persists, then finally you need to re-install your Windows again.

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