This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error 800705B4 if it is not working properly or throwing an error while installing, updating or upgrading Windows.

The error message may look like:
– Windows could not search for new updates. An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.
– Some updated were not installed. Failed: 82 updates – KB915597, KB976932
Error(s) found: Code 800705B4 Windows update encountered an unknown error.

This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Windows:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Error 800705B4 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   40 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError7444.log
Source: Service Control manager
Event ID: 6508
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Warning
User: User
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 1.8.7401.45431, time stamp: 0×39323122
  • Faulting module name: Windows  event.dll, version: 7.9.4974.90389
  • Exception code: 0xd01f845d
  • Fault offset: 0xb07b079b
  • Faulting process ID: 0×662
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800a2b30497953
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: d6f52g43-8624-92g6-4648-6894adc5e438
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_800705b4
  • 800705B4
  • WindowsUpdate_800705B4e
  • 800705B4e
  • 0x800705B4
  • fehler code 800705B4, foutcode 800705B4, fejlkode 800705B4, code d’erreur 800705B4, codice di errore 800705B4, feil kode 800705B4, cod de eroare 800705B4, código de error 800705B4

Cause of 800705B4 Windows Update Error Code

  • DNS Conflict
  • Temp files location contains active malware

How to fix Windows Error 800705B4

Step 1: Temporarily Disable Windows Firewall Setting

1. Hold Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter Firewall.cpl and Press OK.

3. Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off
Turn Windows Firewall on or off4. In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
Disable Windows Firewall6. Press OK.
Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.

Step 2: Check for corrupt system files

1. In Start Searchbox type Cmd
2. Click on CMD
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold Ctrl+C and press Ctrl+V in command prompt)

 sfc /scannow 

sfc scannow
The system will take some time to check. Let it run for a while. If it finds any issues in “operating system” integrity it will automatically fix it.

Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on CMD button and select “Run as Administrator

 You can contact our 24×7 customer Live Technician for any help during the whole process. 

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error 800705B4 should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.

You can chat one-on-one with one of our Microsoft Certified Support Representative 24/7 by clicking on the Chat button.

Rate this Solution
Did this article help you?
18   1      
Last Updated: 16/01/2016
Solution ID: 673328

  • Windows Update Error 800704da | How to fix Steps
  • The Application Was Unable To Start Correctly 0xc00007b. Click Ok To Close The Application in Windows 7/8/10
  • Windows Update Error Code 8002f1f9 – How to Fix
  • Windows Update Error 800706be | How to fix Steps
  • Windows Update Error 80070070 | How to fix Steps
  • Windows Update Error 8007045b | How to fix Steps
  • Windows Update Error 80246010 | How to fix Steps
  • Windows Update Error 8024200d | How to fix Steps
  • Windows Update Error 80244010 | How to fix Steps
  • Windows Update Error 80240437 | How to fix Steps

    April 13th, 2016

    Posted In: Microsoft Windows

    LiveZilla Live Chat Software