How to fix Windows bug 0x80070043

Many Windows users have complained about having to deal with frozen systems, security problems, and poor system performance due to corrupted Windows system files. The problems are usually accompanied by an error code. If you also encounter an error code 0x80070043, this Techquack post will help you fix it.


What is the cause of Windows error code 0x80070043?

What is the cause of Windows error code 0x80070043?

We have researched this particular problem by reviewing various user reviews and trying different repair strategies that are often recommended by other concerned users who have already been able to solve this problem. It turns out that several different scenarios underlie this particular error. Here is a shortlist of possible culprits:

SMB file transfer not allowed: It turns out that a common scenario that causes this particular problem is when an important policy for SMB file transfer is disabled. If this scenario applies, you can solve the problem by opening the local group policy editor and enabling the local network startup policy.

Conditional error in the Temp folder: According to several affected users, this problem may be caused by a conditional error. In this case, you should be able to resolve the problem by starting your computer in safe mode and deleting the contents of the Temp folder to remove the conditional error.

Damaged system files: This behavior can also be caused by corrupted system files. In some cases, this error occurs because your operating system cannot track the correct location of the files you are trying to open. In this case, you should be able to fix the error by running some utilities that can handle corrupted system files (SFC and DISM).

Interference from third parties: It is also possible that a recently forced process or service may be preventing the operating system from installing InstallShield. If this scenario applies, you can resolve the problem by using the System Restore Utility to return your computer to the state it was in when these circumstances did not exist.

Damage to the underlying operating system: In rare cases, you will not be able to solve this problem by conventional means. If the problem cannot be solved with SFC and DISM, the only option is to reset all operating system components with an operation such as reinstallation or repair.

If you are facing the same problem and one of the above scenarios might work for you, this article will give you some different repair strategies. Below you will find a set of possible solutions that other users have successfully used in a similar situation to solve this problem.

If you want to stay as efficient as possible, follow the possible solutions in the same order as we have listed them (by difficulty and effectiveness). In the end, you must find a solution that solves the problem, regardless of its cause.


What to do if error 0x80070043 occurs in Windows?

What to do if error 0x80070043 occurs in Windows?

Activate the LAN boot policy
  1. First of all, hold down the Windows key and the R key combination.
  2. While in the Run dialog box, type gpedit.msc and press Enter to launch the Group Policy Object Editor.
  3. When prompted in the UAC window, click Yes to grant administrative privileges.
  4. On the right side, expand Local Computer Policy -> Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates.
  5. Click System.
  6. Then in the list of available options, click Login.
  7. In the Sign in a folder, right-click Always wait for network when your computer boots and click Sign in.
  8. Then click Properties.
  9. On the Settings tab, click Enable and confirm.
  10. Finally, restart your computer and wait for the next startup.

We recommend that you enable the “Always wait for network boot” option before you do anything else when you boot your computer and log in with the local policy option. To do this, follow the steps described above.

Run the SFC scan
  1. Press the Windows + R keys. This will open the Run dialog box.
  2. Then type cmd and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to open the extended command prompt.
  3. Then select the “Run as administrator” option.
  4. While in the extended command line, type the following command and press Enter :
    sfc / scan now.
  5. When you have completed all the steps, close the extended command line and restart your computer. Make sure the problem is resolved the next time you start the system.

Note: Although this command is usually harmless, you should create a temporary full backup before proceeding, since you will be making important changes to the system. To do this, you can use one of the best local backup programs currently available.

The sfc / scan now command will scan all protected system files and replace the corrupt files with a cached copy. However, if you get a message that Windows Resource Protection has not detected an integrity violation, it means that you do not have any missing or corrupted system files.

Proceed to the next step to continue troubleshooting error 0x80070043.

Use the DISM command tool.
  1. Open Start.
  2. Locate the command line and right-click on the top result.
  3. When you see the user account prompt, you must click Yes to grant administrator rights in the CMD window.
  4. The next time you start, follow the first steps again to open another extended command line.
  5. Then enter the following command to start the DISM scan:
    DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth.
  6. While the command is running, you may find that the process is paused by 20% or more. After a few minutes, the process will complete successfully.
  7. After that, you can restart your computer.

If it detects problems, the installation image management and maintenance tool will connect to the Windows Update servers to download and replace the corrupt files in the local image for Windows 10.

Deleting a temporary folder in safe mode
  1. Turn off your computer.
  2. On the login screen, click the “Enable” icon.
  3. Then hold down the Shift key while pressing the Restart button.
  4. The next time you start your computer, it will automatically restart from the Troubleshooting menu. This is your chance to click on the Troubleshooting button.
  5. While in the Advanced Options menu, click the Startup Options button.
  6. Then press F5 to boot into safe network mode.
  7. After completing the next boot sequence, you will be prompted to use a slightly different login screen. Enter your Windows password to complete the startup process.
  8. Then enter the Win+R key combination.
  9. Type %temp% and press Enter to open the Temp folder.
  10. You can now highlight everything. Right-click the entry and select Delete from the new context menu that appears to delete all temporary files.
  11. Finally, restart your computer and see if the problem is resolved the next time you start.

If error 0x80070043 still occurs, deleting the temporary folder in safe mode may also be a good troubleshooting measure. Files with a .tmp or .temp extension are created by such an application as a temporary workspace.


Frequently Asked Questions

If you see error 0x80070043 due to a status error, you should be able to fix the problem by starting your computer in safe mode and deleting the contents of the %temp% folder to remove the status error.

  1. Change the user account to an administrator account. Error 0x80070780 may be caused by restricted access to certain files in non-admin user accounts.
  2. Scan the files on the system.
  3. Run Windows cleanly.
  4. Do a chkdsk scan.
  5. Make sure that the volume shadow copy service is enabled.
  6. Select the cleanup option to restore the system and copy the screen.

  1. Reboot your computer. The first solution is the easiest and most obvious: reboot your computer.
  2. Run SFC and CHKDSK. SFC and CHKDSK are Windows system utilities that can be used to repair a corrupted file system.
  3. Windows 10 Update.

Error code 0x80070035 is a common Windows error that happens when your computer can't find the path to the network it is connected to.