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Problem with Windows Updates

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#1 BeachGuyCasey31


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Posted 23 November 2016 - 06:38 PM

When I try to to check to updates on my Windows 10 laptop and it says that it is checking for updates which goes on for a while then I get the following message:



There were some problems installing updates, but we'll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help: (0x800705b4)


Below is the steps I have taken to fix the problem, but with no luck, so any advice would be appreciated



1) Used Windows Troubleshooter to detect and repair problems, and started the CryptSvc Service and Bits Service which didn't help. (Windows Update components must be repaired)


2) Tried repairing Windows 10 Image using DISM using this guide, which was successful 


3) Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade using this guide.


4) Tried the steps found here

Edited by BeachGuyCasey31, 23 November 2016 - 06:42 PM.

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Posted 23 November 2016 - 07:53 PM

Can you uninstall all third party antivirus programs and firewall and test to see issue resolves.

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 09:33 AM

Try unticking the option to ''get updates for other Microsoft products'' under the Win Updates Advanced Options.


Reboot then check for updates.


When it says all done, re tick other Microsoft Products again and check for updates.

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 10:10 AM

Reset Windows Update Components.
Open notebook, copy and paste the code below in the notebook.
echo Simple Script to Reset / Clear Windows Update
attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2
attrib -h -r -s %windir%\system32\catroot2\*.*
net stop wuauserv
net stop CryptSvc
net stop BITS
ren %windir%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.old
ren %windir%\SoftwareDistribution sold.old
ren "%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\application data\Microsoft\Network\downloader" downloader.old
net Start BITS
net start CryptSvc
net start wuauserv
echo Task completed successfully...
Once you have pasted this in notebook click on File and select Save as and save it as "WUReset.bat", include the quotation marks.
Right click on the batch file and select Run as administrator.
Restart the computer.

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#5 BeachGuyCasey31

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Posted 24 November 2016 - 02:27 PM

I tried all these suggestions with no luck and I even reinstalled Win 10 and still get the same error message.

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