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  1.    03 Feb 2015 #11
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10 Technical Preview

    Fixing Error 0x80246017 in Windows 10 Build 9926 Windows Update


    This is going to sound silly but i found a fix for this error that i have been having in Windows Update.
    Here's what to do to fix the error.

    1. Open the registry editor and navigate to the following path:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability
    2. Locate BranchName and make sure it shows: FBL_AWESOME1501. If it doesn't change it.

    3. Locate ThresholdRiskLevel and change it to: Low
    4. Find ThresholdInternal and delete it
    5. Find ThresholdOptedIn and delete it


    Once you make this change and force Windows Update to check again, your installation of Windows 10 9926 will show no new builds. Basicaly by doing the steps above you will have rolled back to just before updating and getting Error 0x80246017. Good Luck.
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  2.    05 Feb 2015 #12
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,143
    Windows 10 Pro

    Actually, the patch Microsoft sent down last night is what fixed this problem.
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  3.    05 Feb 2015 #13
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by Mystere View Post
    Actually, the patch Microsoft sent down last night is what fixed this problem.
    It's KB3036140
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  4.    06 Feb 2015 #14
    Join Date : Nov 2013
    Houston
    Posts : 2,377
    3-Win-7Prox64 2-Win10Prox64

    Hi,
    You can add win updates back to control panel again if you wish too,
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

    You can also change the win updates default too to at least check and install when you want too,
    Update W-10 manually
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  5.    06 Feb 2015 #15
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 24,523
    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
    Hi,
    You can add win updates back to control panel again if you wish too,
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...dows-10-a.html

    You can also change the win updates default too to at least check and install when you want too,
    Update W-10 manually
    Thanks for the links.. this is going to come in handy!

    Jeff
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  6.    06 Feb 2015 #16
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 554
    ,7,8.1 10TP 10upgrade,MINT
    Thread Starter

    I seem to be unable to get the Windows updates to open on this pc (the update from previous build). When I go to "settings_Update and recovery", the window vanishes without opening. This means that I cannot get to the "advanced" page and on to "update history". The clean build pc appears to be up to date at the moment.
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  7.    07 Feb 2015 #17
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Nashville, TN
    Posts : 3,143
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by tinmar49 View Post
    I seem to be unable to get the Windows updates to open on this pc (the update from previous build). When I go to "settings_Update and recovery", the window vanishes without opening. This means that I cannot get to the "advanced" page and on to "update history". The clean build pc appears to be up to date at the moment.
    This was a common problem, fixed in the recent patch. Just keep reopening it, it will open eventually.
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