Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 Update Error Code 80246007

Microsoft Windows update error code 80246007 occurs when trying to download Windows updates, or when updating applications from the Windows Store. 

This error is also obtained in server 2008. If you have received the error while updating the windows at that time windows store folders are corrupted and also recreated it. In this article, we will highlight the different reasons of this error code also the solution to resolve this error. 

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Reasons for the Microsoft Windows update error code 80246007:

There are many reasons behind the this windows update 80246007. Some of them are listed below which will help you resolve this error code. 

  1. Internet connection issue
  2. The previous version of windows and antivirus.
  3. Junk files with live threats
  4. Corrupt system files
  5. Corrupt software distribution folder.
  6. Virus and spyware and malware effects on the computer.

How to fix the error code 80246007:

Disable both antivirus software and firewall programs.

To disable antivirus,

  1. Firstly, click on the Start menu and go to the Control Panel option
  2. In Category view,
    • Select System and Security > Security and Maintenance, and
  3. In Large icons or Small icons view,
    • Select Security and Maintenance.
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To disable firewall, 

  1. Firstly, click on Start and open Settings option.
  2. After that, in Privacy & security option, go to Windows Security and click on Firewall & network protection.
  3. Finally, in Microsoft Defender Firewall, switch the setting to On

2.Repair windows system files for Microsoft Windows Update Error 80246007:

  • Open the command prompt after that it can be run and check the SFC scan

SFC/scan now
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  • Now, once the process is complete restart the system .
  • Finally, try to search for updates in Windows.

3.Rebuild the software distribution folder:

You need to rebuild the software distribution folder when updating the windows.

  • Firstly, open the run window and type the command and press enter

c:/windows/software distribution


  • Select the windows to update the list of services then click the stop button after that search for the distribution software.
  • Finally, click to start the software distribution folder for the windows update services.
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This way you can easily resolve the windows update error code 80246007 and try to check the update status.

Troubleshoot Windows Update and Your Internet Connection

  1. Firstly, press the Windows key then press the I key to open the Settings app.
  2. Secondly, go to Update & Security option and select the Troubleshoot menu.
  3. After that, click on the Windows Update option and follow the instructions on the screen
  4. Finally, go to the Troubleshoot section again and open the Internet Connections troubleshooter.
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