How To Resolve If Window Update Error 0x80080005?

Sometimes, the user faces Window Update Error 0x80080005 and it occurs if it fails to install updates. To fix this error, you should disable your antivirus and scans the computer for corrupted files. If customer requires support, then go to In this blog, you will read the method to resolve Window Update Error 0x80080005.

Method To Resolve Window Update Error 0x80080005:

1. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter:

You should tap on Windows Key+I key just to open the Settings app. After this, you should visit to the Update & Security section. Then, you need to choose Troubleshoot from the menu which is on the left side. Here in the right side, you should choose Windows Update and then tap on Run the troubleshooter. At last, you should follow the instructions on the screen just to finish the troubleshooter option.

2. Scan your System for Issues:

Run SFC Scan:

You should type command in the Search bar and then hit on Run as administrator just to start Command Prompt. Then in the command line, you should type the following line and then tap on Enter key to confirm:


When the procedure complete, you should retry updating.

Run DISM Scan:

First, you should tap on Windows key + X together and then choose PowerShell as admin from the menu. Then in the command line, you should type the command and tap on Enter key:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

If Windows 10 ISO mounted on a physical media, then you should use this command and press Enter:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /source:WIM:X:SourcesInstall.wim:1 /LimitAccess

You should replace X with a corresponding drive letter where Windows 10 ISO is mounted.

Run chkdsk Scan:

For this, you should open PowerShell just by hitting on Windows key+X together and then choose PowerShell as admin from the list. When the window opens, you should paste the command and then tap on Enter key to run it:

chkdsk /f c

3. Reset Windows Update Components:

For resetting, you need to write cmd in Windows search and then choose Run as administrator from the list. After this, you should type the commands one by one and tap on Enter key after each command to run it:

net stop wuauserv

net stop cryptSvc

net stop bits

net stop msiserver

ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

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

net start wuauserv

net start cryptSvc

net start bits

net start msiserver


4. Take Ownership of System Volume Information Directory:

First of all, you should press Windows key + X together and then choose the Windows PowerShell as Admin from the list of options. After this, you should enter the command and then tap on Enter key:

cmd.exe /c takeown /f “C:System Volume Information*” /R /D Y && icacls “C:System Volume Information*” /grant:R SYSTEM:F /T /C /L

5. Use Registry Editor:

The customer has to press Windows Key + R simultaneously and then input regedit. And then press Enter or OK button. Now in the left side, you should visit to the path:


Here, you should right-tap on an empty space in the right side and then tap on New, and just choose DWORD (32-bit) Value and then name it RegistrySizeLimit.

At last, you should double-tap on the newly created RegistrySizeLimit DWORD and then set its value to 4294967295.

For more details related to the issue, you should go to the official site of MS Office via