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How To Fix Error Code 80246005 and Solution

Error code 80246005: When you try to install the latest updates from Windows Updates or Microsoft Updates, you may receive the following error message

This Error Code 80246005 applies for all versions of windows like Windows 10, Windows 8 & 8.1 and Windows 7.

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Solutions For Error Code 80246005:

The basic troubleshooting for error code 80246005 is to repair the windows update. If it fails, we need to uninstall and re-install the program. The necessary steps may be helpful in understanding how to install the latest updates.

Window 10:

Use the System Update Readiness Tool to resolve this issue. This tool will scan your computer for inconsistencies that may cause errors to occur. To run the System Update Readiness Tool, follow these steps:

Swipe in from the right edge of the screen and then tap on Search icon. (If you are using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down and then click Search.)

Type command prompt in the search box.

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In the list of results, swipe down on or right-click Command Prompt and then tap or click Run as administrator.

In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type the following commands exactly as they appear.

Press the enter key after each command: DISM.exe /Online /Clean-up-image /Scanhealth

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

To close the Administrator: Command prompt window, type Exit, and then press Enter.

Run Windows Update again.

Error code 80246005 in Window 8.1 & 8:

Use the System Update Readiness Tool to resolve this issue. This tool will scan your computer for inconsistencies that may cause errors to occur. To run the System Update Readiness Tool, follow the below steps:

Swipe from the right edge of the screen and then tap Search. (If you are using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.)

Type command prompt in the search box.

In the list of results, swipe down on or right-click Command Prompt, and then tap or click Run as administrator.

In the Administrator: Command Prompt window, type the following commands exactly as they appear.

Press the enter key after each command:DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

To close the Administrator: Command prompt window, type Exit, and then press Enter.

Run Windows Update again.

Window 7

To resolve this issue, use the System Update Readiness Tool. This tool will scan your computer for inconsistencies that may be responsible for the errors. To run the System Update Readiness Tool, follow the below steps:

In the table below, click the download link that matches your version of Windows. If you are not sure of about the version of Windows you are running,

Follow These Steps for Solutions:

Click the Start button, then type msinfo32 in the Search box. Click msinfo32.

Your version of Windows will be listed next to OS Name and your file type (x64 or x86) will be listed next to System Type.

Choose the appropriate language in the Change Language list and then click Download.

When you are prompted to do so, click Run to start the installation.
Follow the on-screen instructions to install the System Update Readiness Tool.

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