Fix DISM Error 14098 Component Store has been corrupted

Fix DISM Error 14098 Component Store has been corrupted: DISM (Deployment Image Servicing and Management) is a command line tool that users or administrators can use to mount and service a Windows desktop image. With the use of DISM users can alter or update Windows features, packages, drivers etc. DISM is a part of Windows ADK (Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit) which can be easily downloaded from Microsoft website.

Fix DISM Error 14098 Component Store has been corrupted

Now coming back to question why we are talking so much about DISM, well the problem is while running DISM tool users are facing an error message “Error: 14098, The component store has been corrupted” which has led to the corruption of several features of Windows. The main cause behind the DISM Error 14098 is a corruption of Windows Update Components due to which DISM doesn’t work either.

Users are not able to fix their PC and Windows Update doesn’t work as well. Apart from this several crucial Windows function stopped working which are giving users a nightmare. So without wasting any time let’s see How to Fix DISM Error 14098 Component Store has been corrupted with the help of the below-listed guide.

Fix DISM Error 14098 Component Store has been corrupted

Make sure to create a restore point just in case something goes wrong.

Method 1: Run StartComponentCleanup Command

1.Press Windows Key + X then select Command Prompt (Admin).

command prompt with admin rights

2.Type the following command into cmd and hit Enter:

Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup

DISM StartComponentCleanup

3.Wait for the command to process, then restart your PC.

Method 2: Reset Windows Update Components

1.Press Windows Key + X then select Command Prompt (Admin).

command prompt admin

2.Type the following command into cmd and hit Enter after each one:

net stop bits
net stop wuauserv
net stop appidsvc
net stop cryptsvc

Stop Windows update services wuauserv cryptSvc bits msiserver

3.Delete the qmgr*.dat files, to do this again open cmd and type:

Del “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader\qmgr*.dat”

4.Type the following into cmd and hit Enter:

cd /d %windir%\system32

Reregister the BITS files and the Windows Update files

5.Reregister the BITS files and the Windows Update files. Type each of the following commands individually in cmd and hit Enter after each one:

regsvr32.exe atl.dll
regsvr32.exe urlmon.dll
regsvr32.exe mshtml.dll
regsvr32.exe shdocvw.dll
regsvr32.exe browseui.dll
regsvr32.exe jscript.dll
regsvr32.exe vbscript.dll
regsvr32.exe scrrun.dll
regsvr32.exe msxml.dll
regsvr32.exe msxml3.dll
regsvr32.exe msxml6.dll
regsvr32.exe actxprxy.dll
regsvr32.exe softpub.dll
regsvr32.exe wintrust.dll
regsvr32.exe dssenh.dll
regsvr32.exe rsaenh.dll
regsvr32.exe gpkcsp.dll
regsvr32.exe sccbase.dll
regsvr32.exe slbcsp.dll
regsvr32.exe cryptdlg.dll
regsvr32.exe oleaut32.dll
regsvr32.exe ole32.dll
regsvr32.exe shell32.dll
regsvr32.exe initpki.dll
regsvr32.exe wuapi.dll
regsvr32.exe wuaueng.dll
regsvr32.exe wuaueng1.dll
regsvr32.exe wucltui.dll
regsvr32.exe wups.dll
regsvr32.exe wups2.dll
regsvr32.exe wuweb.dll
regsvr32.exe qmgr.dll
regsvr32.exe qmgrprxy.dll
regsvr32.exe wucltux.dll
regsvr32.exe muweb.dll
regsvr32.exe wuwebv.dll

6.To reset Winsock:

netsh winsock reset

netsh winsock reset

7.Reset the BITS service and the Windows Update service to the default security descriptor:

sc.exe sdset bits D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU)

sc.exe sdset wuauserv D:(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;SY)(A;;CCDCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRSDRCWDWO;;;BA)(A;;CCLCSWLOCRRC;;;AU)(A;;CCLCSWRPWPDTLOCRRC;;;PU)

8.Again start the Windows update services:

net start bits
net start wuauserv
net start appidsvc
net start cryptsvc

Start Windows update services wuauserv cryptSvc bits msiserver

9.Install the latest Windows Update Agent.

10.Reboot your PC and see if you’re able to Fix DISM Error 14098 Component Store has been corrupted error.

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That’s it you have successfully Fix DISM Error 14098 Component Store has been corrupted error but if you still have any questions regarding this post then feel free to ask them in the comment’s section.

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