In this article, I will explain how can you remove this error message and install updates without having any update error code in Windows 10/8/7.
Why Windows Update Error 0x80080005
Windows Update is a very important process and it installs latest security patches and fixes bugs. However, due to various uncertain reasons, you may face Windows 10 Update stop working. Be stick with this article, you will definitely able to fix it on your own.
Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool
Method 2: Use Windows Update Troubleshooter
You will see the power of Windows Update Troubleshooter when you will use it. It is one of the safest and fastest ways to fix Update Related issue.
Method 3: Reset Software Distribution Folder Manually
If troubleshooter didn’t give you good news then you must go for resetting software distribution folder manually. It is the definite way to remove 0x80080005. However, it requires some technical skills to finish the problem.
net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver
Method 4: Run System File Checker Tool
This is a command line tool that can be run by an administrative command prompt. Open command prompt as administrator and then type/paste the following command.
This tool is to be used for fixing error in system files.
This article describes how to fix Windows 10/8/7 Update Error 0x80080005 and download and install updates without any problem.