Windows 10: Something went wrong We couldn't find your settings. Error code: 0x80070490

Discus and support Something went wrong We couldn't find your settings. Error code: 0x80070490 in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; I have seen the thread for this error dated back in 2018 but I have a new laptop and am getting the same problem. Windows 10 Version 20H2 OS Build... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by FannySnaith, Mar 31, 2021.

  1. Something went wrong We couldn't find your settings. Error code: 0x80070490


    I have seen the thread for this error dated back in 2018 but I have a new laptop and am getting the same problem.

    Windows 10

    Version 20H2 OS Build 19042.906


    I am trying to add my Gmail account to Mail but this error keeps appearing. I have tried all sorts but nothing is working.

    Please help


    Something went wrong

    We couldn't find your settings.

    Error code: 0x80070490

    :)
     
    FannySnaith, Mar 31, 2021
    #1
  2. Mark Isi Win User

    error code 0x80070490

    Hi Krishna,

    This error code 0x80070490 is mainly related to Windows update. To verify some information, kindly provide answer to the following questions:

    • When did you first encounter this software issue?
    • Are you still on the process of updating when this error code appears?
    • What is your Windows operating system's current build version?
    • What are the troubleshooting steps you have done so far, besides Windows update troubleshooter?
    Please advise so we could further assess on this issue. we'll keep an eye out to your response.
     
    Mark Isi, Mar 31, 2021
    #2
  3. Duyenhip Win User
    Windows 10 will not activate Error code 0x803F7001

    thanks
    I activated my Windows 10 from product key Windows 7
     
    Duyenhip, Mar 31, 2021
    #3
  4. Something went wrong We couldn't find your settings. Error code: 0x80070490

    error code 0x80070490

    error code on updates 0x80070490
     
    DougAmmann, Mar 31, 2021
    #4
Thema:

Something went wrong We couldn't find your settings. Error code: 0x80070490

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