Back in 2022, several Windows 11 users experienced 0x800700b7 errors while installing the update thereby leaving enterprise endpoints partially configured and failing to finish installing.
Microsoft said that provisioning package which are applied during initial setup are most likely to be impacted by this issue.
Devices provisioned utilizing Windows Autopilot are not affected by the Windows 11 bug.
Now, in January 2023, Microsoft confirmed that it has addressed the 0x800700b7 error with the November 2022 KB5020044 preview update.
As of now, the KB5020044 support document displays the error status as under investigation.
IT admins who don’t want to install the preview update can provision the Windows device before upgrading to Windows 11 version 22H2. By doing so, IT admins can work around the 0x800700b7 errors.
Additionally, Microsoft is also working on fixing a related issue that doesn’t allow installing .PPKG files with admin rights.
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