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How to fix Windows error 1075?

Windows is a relatively stable and easy to use operating system, but that doesn’t make it immune to random bugs and glitches that might ruin the user experience. Out of the hundreds of background services that keep it together, if an essential service stops running, it can cause problems. 

In this article, we’re looking at Windows error 1075, including its causes and the solutions you can take to fix the problem.


What causes error 1075?

The leading cause of error 1075 is the dependency services that Windows uses to run different components. Things like Windows updates and driver malfunctions can sometimes trigger the error. 

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How to fix error 1075?

Here are seven solutions you can try out to fix Windows error 1075.

Restart your PC

At times, something as simple as restarting your computer can fix seemingly random issues, including BSODs and any booting errors you might run into. If you see this error, try restarting first to see if Windows can work the problem out on its own (it usually does).


Check your drivers

Your network adaptor’s drivers could be causing connectivity issues. Try connecting to the internet using either an ethernet connection or any other alternatives, and follow these steps to get your drivers in place.

Step 1: Press Windows key + R, type in devmgmt.msc and hit enter.

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Step 2: Double click Network adaptors to expand it and right click your Wi-Fi card or ethernet adaptor, depending upon what you need to fix. Click on Update driver.

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Step 3: Select Search automatically for drivers, and Windows will find and install any available updates. 

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Now restart your PC and try again. 

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Update the registry

Deleting problematic registry keys can also solve this problem.

Step 1: Press the Windows key + R to open the Run prompt. Type regedit and hit enter. 

Step 2: Navigate to the following directory.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Dhcp

Step 3: Delete the DependOnService key by right-clicking and selecting Delete.

Restart your computer, and the error 1075 should be gone. 


Use command prompt to flush DNS

Misconfigured DNS settings can cause a lot of headaches. Here’s how you can reset them.

Step 1: Press the Windows key + R, type cmd, and hit enter.

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Step 2: Type in ipconfig /flushdns to reset DNS settings to default.

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If the above command doesn’t help, try entering these commands in the Command Prompt one at a time.

netsh winsock reset
netsh int ip reset

If you suspect an issue with your router’s DHCP assignment, use these commands to release your old IP and request a new one. 

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew

Use the following commands to reset your network stack if this doesn’t work.

ipconfig/flushdns
nbtstat -R
nbtstat -RR
netsh int ip reset C:\resetlog.txt
netsh winsock reset

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Run an SFC Scan

Corrupt files can be the reason your PC might behave weirdly. Here’s how you can get rid of them and potentially resolve your issue. 

Step 1: Press Windows Key + S to bring up the Cortana/Search box and search for Powershell. Open Windows Powershell from the search results.

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Step 2: Type sfc /scannow to scan your system for issues. 

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Step 3: If the SFC scan finds any problems, use the following command to resolve them. 

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
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Restart your PC, and the error should be resolved.


Start the service manually

Starting the Management Instrumentation service manually often fixes the problem.

Step 1: Press the Windows key + R to open the Run prompt. Type services.msc and hit enter.

Step 2: Find the Windows Management Instrumentation service, right-click it and click Start. 


Repair your system

If nothing else works, the best way to get rid of the error is by simply reinstalling or repairing your OS. 

The Windows Media Creation tool is a great way to install Windows and repair the OS. Using this, you can perform a clean installation or repair your OS without affecting your data.

You can download the Media Creation Tool here

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