Fix 0x800706be Error While Updating Windows 10/11

Windows 10 users face error code 0x800706be while trying to update their windows 10. In addition, several other error codes prevent windows users from downloading and installing updates smoothly. But today, we will be covering error 0x800706be in Windows 10 and how to fix it.

We will Be listing a few methods to fix this Error on your copy of windows 10. We will try to be very specific and clear. So, let’s get started.

How to Fix Error code 0x800706be on Windows 10

Below are Some of the methods that you can try on your own, after which, hopefully, you will be able to update your windows 10 with ease. We will start with the Basic Method first and then get into an advanced method that will help you to fix this error 0x800706be.

Method 1: Use Windows Update Troubleshooter

If you have already tried Using Windows Update Troubleshooter, you can skip this Method and directly jump to Method two below.

Fix error code 0X800706BE

We always try to use an Inbuilt troubleshooter first because if there is any minor file or driver issue on your Windows PC, it will get solved by simply running Troubleshooter.

You Can Run the Troubleshooter from the same window where the Error is presented.

Method 2: Reset Windows Update Component to fix 0x800706be

In this method, We will Reset Windows Update Components and see if this fixes the issue. Windows Saves Temporary Update files in 2 folders. We will Rename those folders in this Method.

So, we will Stop Windows update services first, then Rename 2 Folders, and then Restart Update services again. Doing this has proven to solve Issues related to windows updates frequently. So, here are the steps to Reset Windows Update Component on your own.

Step 1: Open Command Prompt and Run as Administrator.

Step 2: We will now Execute four commands to stop the Windows Update service. So, Type below commands mentioned and press enter after each.

  1. net stop bits
  2. net stop wuauserv
  3. net stop appidsvc
  4. net stop cryptsvc

We have successfully Stopped Services; Now we will rename those two folders where windows save temporary update files. To do so, Execute the below mentioned commands one by one and press enter after each.

ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 catroot2.old

 Now, we will start the Windows Update service again and see if this solves our problem of error code 0x800706be. To restart the service, Type Below mentioned commands in Command Prompt.

  •  net start bits
  • net start wuauserv
  • net start appidsvc
  • net start cryptsvc


That’s it, you have successfully reset the Windows Update service now. Go ahead and see if doing this has solved error code 0x800706be or not.


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