Guide to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80070006

You may get many error messages on your Windows computer time to time when you are working on any applications or features of the system. While you try to install updates using automatic update service, you will get Windows update error 0x80070006 on the computer screen. Occurring of the update error 0x80070006 in Windows may happen due to incorrect registry entries or due to misconfigured system files. You can fix Windows error code 0x80070006 with the help of some manual or automatic error troubleshooting guides. Before you go with manual method, you must keep in your mind that the manual method requires a deep technical knowledge. You can also use Advanced System Repair tool for automatic fixing of the issue.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Symptoms of Windows update error 0x80070006: Some common symptoms are slow computer performance, automatic shutdown, repetitive restarting, starting problem, unable to install any updates, severe data loss, opening of some apps without your permission, system sticking, screen freezing, occurring of blue screen of death error in the computer, etc.

Causes of Windows update error 0x80070006: Main causes of update error 0x80070006 in Windows are virus infections, incorrect registry entries, missing DLL, installation of Windows incompletely, conflicts among the installed applications, unfinished uninstalling of some files, outdated or incompatible software or hardware installed in the computer, etc.

How to fix Windows update error 0x80070006 manually: It is very essential to remove Windows update error 0x80070006 from the computer either with manual or with automatic error fixing method.  But one thing you must keep in your mind that the manual method requires a deep technical knowledge to fix the issue. Go with the following steps;

  1. Go to the start menu and type CMD in the search box.
  2. Right click on CMD to open it as an administrator.
  3. Type net stop wuauserv in the opened window and it Enter.
  4. Type ren c:/windows/SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old and hit Enter.
  5. Type net start wuauserv and hit Enter.
  6. Exit from the command prompt.

With the help of the above manual method, you will be able to fix Windows update error 0x80070006 properly. But you can use this method only if you have a sound technical knowledge. You can also use Advanced System Repair Tool in the system to fix the issue automatically.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Advanced System Repair Tool can scan the whole computer and fix the entire problem of Windows automatically. The tool will find out the errors, virus, Trojan, malware, etc in the computer during scanning and throw them out and enhance the computer performance.


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