The Error Code 0x8007025d is triggered while trying to install Windows and usually halts the whole process. While installing Windows, the “Windows cannot install required files. Error Code 0x8007025d” error might get triggered and in this article, we have listed different solutions and workarounds that you can implement on your computer to completely fix the issue.
What Causes the Error Code 0x8007025d on your Computer?
After having to fix the Error Code 0x8007025d on our computer, we started to get investigate the reasons due to which it is triggered and listed them below.
- Extra Devices: It is possible in some cases that the USB devices that are connected to your computer are causing certain functions and features to malfunction due to which the Error Code 0x8007025d is being triggered.
- Faulty USB Port: If the USB port to which you have connected the USB installation media has been corrupted, you will get the “Error Code 0x8007025d” while trying to install Windows from it. Therefore, we recommend that you try to fix this issue by trying to use another USB Port.
- Outdated Bios: If the Bios on your computer has been outdated, the error might be received while trying to install new Windows. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you try to update your Bios to the latest available version and check to see if that fixes the error.
Now that you have been taken through most of the reasons behind the error, we can finally start implementing the solutions on our computer.
Fixing the Error Code 0x8007025d during Windows Installation:
Method 1: Remove Extra Devices
In some cases, it is possible that you might have connected a lot of USB or other devices to your computer while trying to install Windows. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you try to remove all unnecessary devices from the computer and check to see if doing so fixes the Error Code 0x8007025d while trying to install Windows.
Method 2: Try with a different USB port
Sometimes, the USB Port that you might have connected the USB to might have been glitched and due to this, the installation process might have been halted. Therefore, we suggest that you try to use a different port on the computer to connect the USB.
Method 3: Download Windows 10 ISO
In some cases, it is possible that the Windows 10 ISO that you are using to install the operating system on your computer has either been corrupted or wasn’t downloaded properly in the first place. Therefore, we suggest that you try to download the Windows ISO from the Microsoft website again and check to see if doing so fixes the Error Code 0x8007025d on your computer.
Method 4: Use Another USB Device
In certain scenarios, the Error Code 0x8007025d might occur on your computer because the USB device that you are using isn’t properly recognized by the computer. Therefore, we suggest that you try to create another bootable USB Device and check to see if doing so fixes the issue on your computer.
Method 5: Reconfigure SSD/HDD Storage Settings
You must remember getting the “Where do you want to install Windows?” prompt while installing Windows or going through the installation process. After getting this option, we recommend that you select the partition on which you intend to install Windows and then click on the “Extend” option and then reduce the allocated size a little bit and save your changes. Now, try to continue with the installation process and check to see if the Error Code 0x8007025d is fixed.
Method 6: Run Update Troubleshooter
- Press “Windows + I” to launch into the settings, click on the “Update & Security” option and select the “Troubleshoot” button from the left side.
- Now, make sure to click on the “Additional Troubleshooters” option and from the options available, select the “Windows Update” option.
- Now, select the “Run the Troubleshooter” button and wait for the troubleshooting process to finish.
- Check to see if now the Error Code 0x8007025d has been fixed.
Method 7: Update Bios
In some cases, it is possible that the Bios installed on your computer might have been outdated and due to this, the Error Code 0x8007025d might be triggered on the computer. Therefore, we suggest that you try to update your Bios to the latest available version and check to see if doing so fixes the issue. You can find out your Bios version from the “System Information” panel on your Windows, download the latest Bios version from your manufacturer’s website. Copy these files to a USB, plug them into your computer and from your Bios, install them on your computer.
Method 8: Refresh Background Intelligent Transfer Service
- Press “Windows + R” to launch into the Run prompt, type in “Services.msc” and press “Enter” to launch into the service management window.
- From here, right-click on the “Background Intelligent Transfer Service” and select the “Properties” window.
- From there, click on the “Startup Type” dropdown and select the “Automatic (Delayed Start)” option.
- After that, click on the “Apply” button and then on the “OK” button to exit out of the window.
- Click on the “Stop” button to stop the service temporarily.
- Restart the computer and check to see if you have been able to fix the Error Code 0x8007025d while installing the update.
Method 9: Perform Memory Check
- Restart your computer and press the “F10 or Del” key to get into your Bios, press whatever key that your motherboard requires to get into the Bios during the startup.
- Now, navigate through the Bios options using the arrow keys and make sure to select the “Memory Test” option to initiate the memory scan.
- Wait for the scanning process to be finished and check to see if doing so fixes the Error Code 0x8007025d on your computer.
Method 10: Reset Windows Components
- Press “Windows + R” to launch into the Run prompt, type in “cmd” and press “Shift + CTRL + Enter” to launch into the command prompt.
- From there, make sure to type in the following commands and press “Enter” to execute them on the computer.
net stop wuauserv net stop cryptSvc net stop bits net stop msiserver
- After executing the commands, type in the following commands to rename certain folders to completely reset the downloaded update components.
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
- After having renamed the folders that we indicated above, type in the following commands and press “Enter” to execute them on the computer.
net start wuauserv net start cryptSvc net start bits net start msiserver
- Now that we have reset the update components, check to see if the Error Code 0x8007025d has been fixed on the computer.
If this doesn’t fix the issue, contact us for further troubleshooting of the error.