This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 800706BA 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: 42 updates
Error(s) found: Code 800706BA 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 800706BA Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   30 mins
Difficulty Hard
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError8152.log
Source: Device
Event ID: 5260
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Warning
User: System
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 6.2.0296.14249, time stamp: 0×77678868
  • Faulting module name: Windows  update.dll, version: 6.5.0548.30260
  • Exception code: 0xb08g937g
  • Fault offset: 0xc02b908e
  • Faulting process ID: 0×800
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800e5c93201622
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: b1d36f69-4599-12a7-9259-9183ade4d399
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_800706ba
  • 800706BA
  • WindowsUpdate_800706BAe
  • 800706BAe
  • 0x800706BA
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Cause of 800706BA Windows Update Error Code

  • Port Blocked
  • Temporary Internet files location contains active threat

Steps to resolve Windows Error Code 800706BA

Step 1: Check for corrupt system files

1. Press Windows Key + R and Type cmd
2. Click OK.
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press 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 “os” 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. 

Step 2: Temporarily Disable any installed 3rd Party Antivirus

Some times Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft Windows installer files as Spam and block it from installing. Please refer your vendors website for disabling it temporarily. Once installation is done you can activate it again.

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error code 800706BA 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.

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Last Updated: 23/02/2016
Solution ID: 515476

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