How to Fix “Provider DLL Failure 0x8009001D” Error
There are various moments when we need to update our OS or download a particular program or package on Windows 10. Sometimes, the device doesn’t work smoothly and flashes an error of refusing to proceed with your command. It might be due to the error “Provider DLL Failed to Initialize Correctly”, and it usually arises due to multiple system errors like harmful bugs, infected or malicious system files, defective or outdated software, etc. Mostly this error issue relates to Windows Update.
This error alert flashes an error code “0x8009001d” on your Windows 10 and appears when you wish to update your software or try to download a specific program or package.
Here is how to troubleshoot this error code by abiding the instructions mentioned below:
Running “Windows Troubleshooter”
Windows 10 provides a “Troubleshooting” tool for its users to remove minor glitches and bugs from your device. If you wish to run built-in Windows troubleshooter to fix this issue, then follow the under-mentioned steps:
- First of all, open “Settings” by tapping the “Window” logo and “I” keys from the keyboard.
- Then, hit the “Security and Update” option once you see that the “Settings” page expands up on your device.
- After that, navigate towards the left-hand side section and then hit the “Troubleshoot” option there.
- Then, go to the right-hand side portion of your window and then press the “Windows Update” option there.
- Next, tap on the option available for running the troubleshooter.
- Note: In case, the troubleshooter requests you to take appropriate action, then follow the onscreen indications that will appear on your screen. Otherwise, you have to let the troubleshooter remove the issue automatically.
Resetting “Components” of Windows
Few of your system’s internal software updating components might get corrupted. In this case, it is recommended to reset your component as soon as possible.
If you wish to troubleshoot this issue by resetting the update tool, then follow these instructions:
- First and foremost, you have to visit the formal site of “Microsoft Corp.”
- After that, install the “Reset Windows Update” tool from that particular site.
- Once the resetting tool downloads on your device successfully, then apply right-click on it and then hit the “Run as Administrator” option there located inside the context menu.
- Then, hit the “Y” button located on your window followed by “Enter” key.
- Now, you will be able to view various scanning, resetting, modifying, and removing options.
- The “Reset” option will be available on number four, so you have to enter “4” in the provided space for resetting the components of your windows.
- Now, you will see the process of resetting the procedure with detailed information.
- When the reset finishes, you have to hit any key to ensure and confirm the reset process.
- Finally, reboot your device and make sure that the particular error is removed or not.
Removing “Catroot2” and Software Distribution Folder Contents
There is another reason for arising this error issue is the corrupted or malicious software distribution files and folder along with “Catroot2” folders.
In case you wish to check or delete these malicious folders from your system, then follow these instructions:
- Firstly, tap the “Window” logo and “R” keys altogether to expand the “Run” dialogue box.
- After that, you have to enter “CMD” in the available search bar of “Run.”
- Now, Open run window in administrative form.
- Next, press “Shift + Ctrl + Enter” keys simultaneously.
- When the command window displays on your screen, type the following commands in the provided bland space:
- Now, these two paths will prevent the upgrading service and ITS (Intelligent Transfer Service) from popping any error issue.
- Now, go to the “Distribution Folder” located inside the “C” drive.
- After that, tap “Ctrl” and “A” keys simultaneously to get all the files selected automatically.
- Then, hit the “Delete” key.
Note: In case you find few files running in the background of your system, then reboot your device and after that, try to run the command path once more.
- Try to get your distribution folder blanked and after that, restart your device to save the changes.
- After that, you will require to launch “Command” window once more with the advantage of administrative features and type the following command in the command window:
- Then, you have to clear “catroot2” data folder and then launch the command window and then type these path:
“xcopy_%systemroot_%\system_32\_catroot2 %systemroot_%\system)32\_catroot2.old_ /s”
- Now, delete all the data of the particular file once the command file runs up smoothly.
- Then, type the following command path:
- Once you finish these steps, then it is recommended to run the update feature once more on your device. Then, the folder related to “catroot2” will automatically reset on its own.
- Now, reboot your device to save the changes that you have made.