1.    08 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 28
    Win 10 Pro

    Windows 10 Insider Preview 14986 (rs_prerelease) - Error 0x80242006

    Getting the following error when trying to update to the latest release 14886:

    Windows 10 Insider Preview 14986 (rs_prerelease) - Error 0x80242006

    All updates prior to this release worked fine.

    Any suggestions?
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  2.    09 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2015
    Posts : 2,259
    Windows 10 Pro X64


    Right click on an empty space on the desktop and select "New" > Text Document and open it.

    Select the following code and paste it into the open file:

    net stop wuauserv
    CD %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution
    Ren Download Download.old
    net start wuauserv
    In Notepad's menu select File > "Save as" *.* and name it Rename.bat.
    Right click it and select "Run as Administator" and let it run.

    Relaunch Windows Update.

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  3.    10 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 28
    Win 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    fdegrove - I ran the suggested bat file and the same error code was displayed when trying to update.

    I then renamed the c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution folder to OLD, rebooted and tried the update again.
    This time I got error 0x80240031.

    Next, I ran the Windows Update Troubleshooter, rebooted, and checked for updates.
    This time it found the update, downloaded, and installed.

    Now at release 14986.

    Hope this helps others.
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  4.    10 Dec 2016 #4
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10

    Dear fdegrove & snifferpro
    I applied the options you specify, respectively, but the results are still negative. I guess it has a different problem.
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