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Error code 0x80004005 on a Windows 10 PC and don’t know how to resolve it? Here are some workarounds that you can follow to fix the 0x80004005 error in Windows 10.

Method 1. Windows Troubleshooter

Many users report that they receive the error code 0x80004005 when the Windows Updates fail to install. You could use the Windows Troubleshooter to repair the upgrade. Take these steps:

Step 1. Press Windows + S altogether to open the Search pane, and type
troubleshooting, and hit Enter.

Step 2. Click View All

Step 3. Click System and Security

Step 4. Right-click Windows Update, select Run as an Administrator

Step 5. Click Advanced, check the Apply repairs automatically option in the next window, and click Next.

Step 6. Click the Close button to finish troubleshooting or View detailed information to see more information about the results.

Method 2. Run DISM and SFC Commands

If a file is required for the Windows Update is corrupt, the 0x80004005 error will also take place. You could run both the DISM and SFC commands to repair the Windows Update file corruption. Take these steps:

Step 1. Open an elevated command prompt. To do this, right-click the Windows button, and then select Command Prompt (Admin). If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow or Yes.

Step 2. Type the following command, and then press Enter.

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

Note It might take several minutes for the command operation to be completed.

Step 3. Type the command below and hit Enter.

sfc /scannow

The process will take a couple of minutes for the command operation to be completed.

Step 4. Close the command prompt, and then run Windows Update again.

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