How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80246002

Windows operating system is the most popular operating system in the world by dint of which you can do many technical things easily. You can install or update the software as per your requirement in the Windows. For updating of the Windows, you are provided a very unique feature i.e. Automatic Windows update service. You can avail this service while connecting with the internet. But sometimes due to improper communication between the computer and Automatic Windows update service; you will get Windows update error 0x80246002 on the computer. You will not be able to update the Windows and the application due to this error issue. So it is very important to fix the problem with some manual methods or automatic troubleshooting. You can use Advanced System Repair Tool in your computer to remove the error automatically.


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

Symptoms of the update error 0x80246002 in Windows –

Some of the common symptoms that you may see after the occurring of Windows update error 0x80246002 like unable to update your Windows, slow performance of the computer, unable to install or uninstall any apps or files, automatic shutdown, system sticking, screen freezing, occurring of the blue screen of death error, starting problem, repetitive restarting, opening of some applications or programs without your permission, etc.

Causes of the Windows update error 0x80246002 –

You may get the update error 0x80246002 in Windows due to many reasons like improper communication between the computer and the automatic Windows update service, missing DLL files, internet disconnection, conflicts among the install applications, software or hardware incompatibility, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured system files, damaged device drivers, incomplete installation of the Windows operating system, installation of some infections or corrupt files, etc.

How to fix Windows update error 0x80246002 –

You can fix Windows error 0x80246002 with the help of the following manual procedure:

  1. Click on the start button and open the Notepad in your computer.
  2. Type the following command in the Notepad document.

net stop wuauserv

cd %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution

ren Download Download.old

net start wuauserv

  1. Go to the File menu and click on Save as
  2. Click on the Desktop in the Save in
  3. Click on All files in the Save as type
  4. Type bat in the File name box.
  5. Again go to the notepad and click on Exit.
  6. Now go to the Desktop and right click on the bat and click on Run as administrator.

Now try to update your Windows with the help of the automatic Windows update service. I am sure that you will be able to troubleshoot the issue of Windows update error 0x80246002. But if the error is still coming to your computer then you must download and install Advanced System Repair Tool 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 is one of the most dynamic and the most recommended tools in the world that can fix the Windows errors automatically. It is compatible with any version of Windows. The tool will remove virus, malware, junk files, duplicated files, infections, etc very easily after launching it in the computer. It will also enhance the performance of the system incredibly.


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