SCCM – The Software Change Returned Error Code 0x80070543 (-2147023549)

When deploying SCCM Software Updates, you may get the following error:

The Software Change Returned Error Code 0x80070543 (-2147023549)


To resolve this issue, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type dcomcnfg.exe, and then click OK.
  2. Click OK if you receive the UAC prompt.
  3. In the console tree, expand Component Services, and then expand Computers.
  4. Right-click My Computer, and then click Properties.
  5. Click the Default Properties tab.
  6. Select Connect in the Default Authentication Level list if it is set to None
  7. Select Identify in the Default Impersonation Level list.

  1. Click OK, and then click Yes to confirm the selection.
  2. Close Component Services console.

Refresh the SCCM client policy and wait until the software updates is successfully installed.


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I work as an IT Production Manager, based in Paris (France) with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. I have 10 years experience in administering Windows Servers. . I am a Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management. I also received the PowerShell Hero 2016 award by PowerShell.0rg. And finally, I am "MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure", "MCSA: Windows Servers", "Administering & Deploying SCCM", and CheckPoint CCSA certified.