Windows Update error code 0x800706ba appears when you’re trying to update your windows. Some users have also complained that they have witnessed this error code in their printing devices. Just follow these fixes on your computer and the issue will be fixed in no time.

Quick Fixes

  1. Reboot your computer. After restarting your computer, check if you still receive the error code or not.
  2. Disable the third-party anti-virus and firewall on your computer. Now try to update your Windows.

Go for these fixes if nothing works for you,

Method-1 Automate the necessary services with CMD-

Some necessary services are needed to complete the adaptation process.

  1. Press Windows key + R to launch Run then type ” cmd ” and press Ctrl + Shift + Enter .

Click on ” Yes ” if you are prompted to give authorization by User Account Control.

Command Prompt will be opened with administrator rights.

  1. What we’re going to do is automate some services, to do that copy-pate these four commands, then hit enter to run them.
  • SC config wuauserv start = auto
  • SC config bits start = auto
  • SC config cryptsvc start = auto
  • SC config trustedinstaller start = auto

After executing all commands now close the Command Prompt window.

Confirm if you’re still facing the same issue. If yes then move to the next method.

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Method-2 Rename Software Distribution Folder-

  1. Search for cmd in the search bar of Windows 10 then right-click on “ Command Prompt ” and choose run as administrator .
  2. Now you need to copy and paste these codes one by one into the Command Prompt window and hit Enter.
  • net stop wuauserv
  • net stop cryptSvc
  • net stop bits
  • net stop msiserver

This process will stop some services for a short time.

  1. After that, to rename the folder, copy and paste these commands one by one into Command Prompt window, and hit Enter

ren C: WindowsSoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
ren C: WindowsSystem32catroot2 catroot2.old

  1. In the last step, you need to start the processes that you stopped in the first step. Copy-paste these commands into Command Prompt window, then press Enter to resume services.
  • net start wuauserv
  • net start cryptSvc
  • net start bits
  • net start msiserver

Close Command Prompt window.

Reboot your computer.

After restarting, try to update your computer. Your problem should be resolved.

Method-3 Use Powershell-

Windows Update automatic update client is running in the background, updating it from Powershell may solve your problem.

  1. At the start, press ‘ Window key + X ‘.
  2. Then just click on the “ Windows PowerShell (Admin )”.
  3. Once the PowerShell window has opened, copy-paste or type these codes into the terminal, then press Enter sequentially.
  4. wuauclt.exe / updatenow
  5. exit

Try to check whether you encounter the same error again on your computer or not.

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Method-4 Change Group Policy Settings-

Changing the Group Policy settings on your computer will help.

  1. To launch the Run window on your device, you need to do is to press Windows key + R .
  2. Now type or copy paste “ gpedit.msc ” into Run window and hit Enter .
  3. In the Local Group Policy Editor window, expand

Computer Configuration> Administrative Templates> Windows Components> Windows Update

  1. Now, on the right hand side, scroll down to policies and double click on “ Configure Automatic Updates ”.
  2. Select the “ Not Configured ” option.
  3. Click “ OK ” to save the settings.

Close the Local Group Policy Editor window.

Try to update your computer. Check if the error is still there or not.

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