How to Fix Windows Update Error Code 800705B4

Error code 800705B4 generally found in windows updates when it is in auto-update settings.

Disclaimers: Before you attempt to fix an issue with the windows update, we highly recommend you to take a registry back up and create a system restore point as a precaution method. In case if something goes wrong, we can restore your computer to the same stage and fix the issues. (In case if you not sure how to back it up, talk to an expert for assistance)

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Why Windows Updates are Important?

Windows Updates are nothing but enhancement features for present software. There may be security windows  updates also to protect your machine from malware, virus attacks. Generally, windows operating system configured to check and install windows updates automatically through its internal service called windows update.

Why is Your Computer Getting Windows Update Error code 800705B4?

There are several reasons that any machine may get issues with windows update service client in the operating system. Like

  • Windows Firewall issues
  • Internet connection issues
  • Files system corruption issues
  • Windows update service damaged

Solutions to fix windows update error code 800705B4

Here you have to follow steps as per causes of this Error code 800705B4 in windows update service client

Windows Firewall Check

First change your antivirus/ firewall settings to OFF, Windows Firewall is software that runs on your computer and provides protection against network attacks from the Internet or other computers on the network. To turn off  windows firewall, Type in WINDOWS FIREWALL in start button search bar and open firewall application.

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From the left side panel, find Turn windows firewall on /off option, as shown in pic

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Then choose to Turn off windows firewall in private and public network options.

Note – Once windows update Error code 800705B4 gets fixed, you should turn on the windows firewall application.

Change Your Internet Connection

Switch your internet to another network and try to do windows updates. Also, When you try to access Google.com, your computer contacts its DNS server and asks for Google.com’s IP address. The default DNS servers your network uses are provided by your Internet service provider, and they may sometimes experience problems. You can try accessing a website at its IP address directly, which bypasses the DNS server.

File System Corruption

Perform a SFC scan from command line as admin and fix if there are any files system corruptions. You can perform a system file scan process which can be started on a command prompt windows update with administrative rights. SFC /SCANNOW is the command line which needs to be executed.

How to do a SFC Scan?

1. Firstly, Click on the start button and type “cmd
2. Secondly, Open “Command prompt window” and type “SFC/SCANNOW” PRESS enter button
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3. Finally, the scanning process start and this process takes sometime to finish. Please wait until it gives results
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This video shows how to do SFC Scan

If the computer says, no integrity violations found, then try to reinstall the program which may sometimes replaces the corrupted files on your office Installation program.

Windows Update Client Damage

There are some fix it tools to solve some common issues, windows update troubleshooter tool is one of that kind. It fix many issues by downloading pre-requisites of windows updates that are pending and then proceed to download original security patches or any other windows updates using updates client application. Use windows troubleshooter using a fix it tool, and then try a manual install of windows updates.

There are some advanced methods to fix this windows update Error code 800705B4 using some commands and resetting your operating system to a healthy restoring point.

Restoring Health

1. Firstly, open Cmd prompt as admin mode

2. Secondly, type in the command as follows and press enter

dism /online /cleanup-image /restore health

3. Finally, It will take time to go back to the healthy restore point (You can also restore in by mounting the windows source file as DVD or USB stick)

dism /online /cleanup-image /restore Health /source: c:\offline /limit access (assuming source file in c:/ drive)

Reset the Windows Operating System

NOTE – Try this only if you don’t have much data on your computer, because it takes a time to take backup of existing files and install your current application again.

  1. If you are using windows 10, just type in “RESET PC” in the Cortana search bar(windows start button search) and select RESET PC from the results
  2. Then under the RESET PC, click on get started button to proceed
  3. There are two options to keep your files and complete clean (You must take backup of your desktop files, pictures, downloads, documents before proceeding to complete clean)
  4. After reset, you may do windows updates cleanly without any issue

Finally, If you are still not able to resolve this windows update error code 800705B4 , we suggest you to chat with our assured experts. I am sure they will give you the best solutions to resolve this error completely. You can also visit our website for more information.

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