Windows gives you software, programs and applications free of cost to update your Windows through Microsoft automatic windows server or through automatic windows update service. You can download or install those programs when you wish to do it otherwise you can ignore the same. But problem comes to your computer when you try to download the updates given by Microsoft and it gives you some error message on your computer and stops the system from working. Windows error code 0x80246006 is such types of error. It may harm your system components and also becomes a cause of critical data loss. So it is very important for you to fix Windows update error code 0x80246006 as soon as possible.
Prompting of Windows error code 0x80246006 continuously on the screen of your computer, slow PC performance, sudden shutdown, starting problems, opening of some unusual applications automatically, BSOD error prompting, missing DLL error prompting, etc are the some of the common symptoms that you may get.
You may have Windows update error code 0x80246006 on your system due to so many reasons. Incomplete installation of the windows, miscommunication between the system and the automatic windows update service, incorrect windows registry setting, damaged system files, virus invasion, unintentionally deletion of some very important system files, etc are the main reasons for the occurring of Windows error code 0x80246006.
Here is manual solution given that will help you in getting rid of the Windows update error code 0x80246006:
- Go to start button and then click on run and type services.msc and click ok.
- Stop automatic update service by right clicking and minimize it.
- Rename the software distribution directory.
- Login as the administrator and open command prompt for renaming.
- Type cd%windir% and press enter.
- Now type ren SoftwareDistribution SDTemp and press enter.
- Now type exit and press enter again.
- Start the automatic update service now.
By using this method you will be able to get rid of the Windows update error code 0x80246006. But if you are still getting the same error message again then you must download Advanced System Repair tool to resolve the issue automatically.
Advanced System Repair tool will help you in complete removal of the update error and will also help you to repair the damaged system files and incorrect registry entries. This tool also works as an antivirus tool that can scan and fix the virus very easily and completely from your computer.