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How to fix the system restore error 0x80070003 in Windows? This article will let you know some simple and useful solutions to it. Besides, if data loss occurs when you use the computer, the way of data recovery mentioned in this article will help you out.

system restore error 0x80070003
Part 1: How to Fix Windows System Restore Error 0x80070003?
Windows system restore error 0×80070003 may be caused by damaged system file, updated files failure or the services disabled during update. Next, we will let you know some solutions to fix the Windows system restore error 0×80070003.
system restore error 0x80070003

1. Run the Troubleshooter in Windows

Troubleshooter is a built-in tool in Windows for checking system update, which can help users to find out many issues during system update and fix them. Here’s the step-by-step guide to run the troubleshooter in Windows.
Step 1: Run the PC. After that, press the Windows + I key at the same time to open Windows Settings. Then click the “Update & Security” section.
Windows update and security
Step 2: Select “Troubleshoot” in the left pane. Then, click on the option “Windows Update” on the right side, and click the button “Run the troubleshooter”. After that, please wait for the troubleshooter to finish.

Tips: If you are using a version of Windows earlier than Windows 10, please navigate to “Troubleshoot” > “Additional troubleshooters” > “Windows update”, and then click the button “Run the troubleshooter”.

run windows update troubleshooter

2. Run DISM and SFC Command

We can run DISM and SFC command to fix the Windows system restore error caused by corrupted system files. DISM is an imaging tool produced by Microsoft, which is used to check and fix system image files. The SFC tool can find out and repair corrupted or lost system files in the system file catalog. Here’re the steps:
Step 1: Type cmd in the search box. Right-click the search result command prompt, then select “Run as administrator” to open the command prompt window.
run command prompt as administrator in start menu
Step 2: Copy and paste the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth to the command prompt, and press Enter. Then, type sfc /scannow and press Enter.
run DISM command
Step 3: The process may take time. Please be patient. After the process finishes, please perform the Windows update again, then check whether the problem is solved or not.

3. Reset Windows Update Services

Some services need to be enabled during Windows updates to ensure the whole process will go well. If the services are disabled, an update error may occur. Next, we can try to reset Windows update services to solve the problem. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Run the PC. After that, press the Windows + I key at the same time to open Run box, then type cmd and click OK to open the Command Prompt.
press win and r to run cmd
Step 2: Type the following command one by one, and press Enter after you type each command. These commands are used to shut down Windows update services, and rename the folders SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 that contain some system update files for Windows update.
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
Windows update service
Step 3: Type the following command one by one, and press Enter after you type each command. These commands are used to enable Windows update services.
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver
enable Windows update service
Step 4: After all commands execute successfully, type Exit and press Enter. Next, restart the computer and perform Windows update again to check whether the issue has been resolved or not.
That’s all solutions for fixing the error 0×80070003 in Windows. If data loss occurs on the computer after you fix the error 0×80070003, you can view the way below to recover data.
Part 2:【Extended Information】Recover Lost Data with Renee Undeleter

1. What Is Renee Undeleter?

Renee Undeleter is the software specializing in data recovery. It can recover the deleted files and the lost files from the emptied Recycle Bin and the formatted disk. The software supports 4 scan modes including Fast Partition Scan, Whole Partition Scan, Whole Disk Scan, and Image Creation, which provides comprehensive solutions for you to recover lost data easily. Lost data can be recovered successfully as long as they are not overwritten. You can recover 20MB files for free with Renee Undeleter, and it’s recommended to download it and start a free trial.
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2. How to Recover Lost Data with Renee Undeleter?

Please follow the steps below to recover lost files.
Step 1: Download, install and launch Renee Undeleter in Windows. Then, select “Fast Partition Scan” in the main page. If files inside the internal hard drive are deleted or lost in a short time, you can use the feature “Fast Partition Scan” to recover files.
Note: Please do not install Renee Undeleter in the disk where you need to recover data to avoid data overwritten. You can use the “whole Partition Scan” or “Whole Disk Scan” function if you encounter the situation like files loss caused by formatted disk, files removed for a long time, or loss of external hard drive data. Besides, if you urgently need to use the disk to save data, then you can save the current state of the disk via “Image Creation”. After that, you can scan the generated image file and recover target files anytime.
renee undeleter data recovery
Step 2: Select the partition where data loss occurred, then click “Next”.
renee Undeleter File Recovery
Step 3: Select the option “Fast Scan” and click next to start scanning. Note: The “Fast Scan” mode can only scan the first 30GB of the remaining space on the selected disk. If target files are not found after scanning, it’s suggested to perform the “Deep Scan” mode. It may take more time, but it will scan the entire hard drive and find out more missing files.
Renee Undeleter scan mode
Step 4: Double-click the target files to preview after the scan process finishes. Next, check the box of target files and click the button “Recover”. Then, the files will be recovered to the target disk.
Recover files with Renee Undeleter