Are you currently experiencing problems with Windows Update? One of the most common error codes of Windows Update is error '0x80096005'.
Windows Update is a service used by Microsoft to deliver important updates and security patches to their operating systems. The service has been available since Windows XP was released in 1985. The service was improved in Windows Vista and it was improved again in Windows 7.
The purpose of the update service is to ensure that all of the latest security patches are installed on your computer or your mobile device before you start using your computer or before you use your mobile device for the first time.
If any critical updates are available, then they will be downloaded and installed automatically when you try to start your computer or when you try to turn on your mobile device for the first time.
On this page, you will find more information about the most common causes and most relevant solutions for the Windows Update error '0x80096005'. Do you need help straight away? Visit our support page.
We've created a list of solutions which you can follow if you want to solve this Windows Update problem yourself. Do you need more help? Visit our support page if you need professional support with Windows Update right away.
If you encounter an error while trying to update your operating system, then this error can occur because there is an issue with one of the servers or with one of the servers’ network connections.
If this happens, then you need to try a few solutions.
The first solution you can try is to restore your system. You can try to install a new copy of the operating system and then run Windows Update again.
In some cases, the update service may have been corrupted or disabled by an attacker. In this case, you need to run a few troubleshooting tools to try to restore the service. If you do not have a copy of the installation media for your operating system, then you can use third-party software to try to fix any issues with Windows Update.
If you do not have any installation media for your operating system, then you can download the latest version of Windows 10 and install it on a USB drive or DVD and then install Windows Update on it. You should also be able to use this media to repair Windows Update.
The next solution you can try is to fix the incorrect system date and time. In some cases, Windows Update may have failed to detect the correct date and time on your computer. If there are any problems with your registry or any of the system files, then you can try running an update to fix these problems.
If this does not work, then you can try running an update to fix the problem with your computer’s date and time. You can do this by opening Control Panel > Date and Time > Change date and time settings > Change date and time format.
In some cases, Windows Update may have caused your system’s clock to be set incorrectly. In this case, you need to adjust the time manually.