Windows Update Error: 0x80004005

Oct 4, 2017 | | Say something

Received the following error when trying to run a software update scan through configuration manager 1702 client.

Scan failed….. 0x80004005

Issue can be resolved by performing the following simple steps:

Stop the Windows Update Service

sc.exe stop wuauserv

Rename or Delete the following file “c:\windows\system32\grouppolicy\machine\registry.pol”

cd c:\windows\system32\grouppolicy\machine\

del registry.pol

Start the Windows Update Service

sc.exe start wuauserv

Batch file

@Echo Off

echo Stopping Windows Update Service

sc.exe stop wuauserv

echo Deleting registry.pol file

cd c:\windows\system32\grouppolicy\machine\

del registry.pol

echo Starting Windows Update Service

sc.exe start wuauserv

exit

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