Windows Update Error 80246002

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This guide is specific for for the error code 80246002 however, even in some cases this guide does not help. Please make sure you’ve read Windows Update is causing Problems first and tried those steps.

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Resolving the error.

1. Right-click the network icon in your taskbar and choose Open Network and Sharing Center.


Network Sharing Center Windows Update Error 80246002 80246002

Network Sharing Center

2. Click on your currently active internet connection, for example see the image below

Active Connection Windows Update Error 80246002 80246002

Active Connection

3. Click on Properties

Ethernet Properties Windows Update Error 80246002 80246002

Ethernet Properties

4. Double-click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)

IP Settings Windows Update Error 80246002 80246002

IP Settings

5. Change the DNS servers to the following:

DNS Settings Windows Update Error 80246002 80246002

DNS Settings

6. Click OK

7. Click OK

8. Click Close

9. Reboot your device and try Windows Update again


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Yuri Pustjens
Yuri Pustjens
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.
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