Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081424) - Error 0x80004005

Cumulative Update for Windows 10 for x64-based Systems (KB3081424) - Error 0x80004005
 

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Last updated March 29, 2020 Views 10,495 Applies to:
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THIS SOLVED IT FOR ME 

Reset Windows Update components and install the update.

I suggest you the following steps:

  1. Press Start on the keyboard, type cmd in the search bar and then select “Command Prompt (Admin)” from the menu.

  2. Stop the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer and the Windows Update Services. To do this, type the following commands at a command prompt. Press the “ENTER” key after you type each command.

    • net stop wuauserv

    • net stop cryptSvc

    • net stop bits

    • net stop msiserver

  3. Now rename the SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 folder. You can do this by typing the following commands in the Command Prompt. Press the “ENTER” key after you type each command.

    • ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

    • ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old

  4. Now, let’s restart the BITSCryptographicMSI Installer and the Windows Update Services. Type the following commands in the Command Prompt for this. Press the ENTER key after you type each command.

    • net start wuauserv

    • net start cryptSvc

    • net start bits

    • net start msiserver

  5. Type Exit in the Command Prompt to close it.

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