Window 10 update failure. I keep getting the following error when I try to update Window 10?
(KB3093266) – Error 0x80004005
All my updates has failed.
Regrets the inconvenience you have experienced.
If you receive Windows error 80004005 while trying to install windows updates, it typically means that Windows Update folders are corrupted. Try below mentioned troubleshooting steps and check if they help.
Try to run the Windows update troubleshooter and see if it fix the issue:
* Press Windows Key then type ‘troubleshoot’ and hit Enter
* Select “View all” on the left panel and run “Windows update” troubleshooter from the list
* Click Advanced, ensure to check Apply repairs automatically and also select Run as administrator
* Click Next and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the troubleshooting.
Once done, check if it allows you install Windows Updates without any errors.
a. Press Windows Key + X.
b. Click on ‘Command Prompt (Admin)
Note: Click ‘Yes’ if it prompts for UAC(User Account Control).
c. Type following commands into the command prompt one after the other
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc
Keep Command Prompt window opened.
Rename Windows Update folders
At the command prompt, type the following commands, and then press Enter after each command:
ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 Catroot2.old
ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
Then type the following, commands and then press ENTER after each command:
net start wuauserv
net start bits
net start cryptsvc
Close the Command Prompt window and check if you can install the updates.