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Windows won’t update (Error 0x800706d9)

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#1 Iced42


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Posted 11 September 2016 - 11:53 AM

Been searching for some time now on a fix for this. The most common fix I found, is to start Windows Firewall, delete or rename Software Distribution folder, none of them work. Very surprised that a search turned up nothing here, seems to be a very common problem. Anyway, hope someone can help with this very common problem with Windows.

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#2 kaljukass


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Posted 11 September 2016 - 12:16 PM

  1. Something about Your computer (name, version, producer)
  2. What version you have; (example: Version 1607, OS Build 14393.105 )
  3. when installed;
  4. How installed (clean installation, upgraded from ...);
  5. How activated (do you use a local account or Microsoft account);
  6. You are nothing significant changed (have removed some of Windows components, have added a third-party anti-virus, firewall, etc.):
  7. Is this the first time when updates fails or has already occurred several times previously.

#3 dc3


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Posted 11 September 2016 - 12:35 PM

Type Services in the search box.


When Services open scroll down to Windows Firewall, right click on it, select Properties.


Make sure the Startup type is set to Automatic.


If the Service status is grayed out it is running.  If it is not running click/tap on Start.


Let us know what you find.

Edited by dc3, 11 September 2016 - 12:45 PM.

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