[Fixed] Cannot update Windows 10. Error 0x80246017

By | May 16, 2015

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Windows-10When I have tried to update Windows 10 (build 9926) to the latest build, I got following error:

“There were some problems installing updates, but we’ll try again later. If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help – (0x80246017)”


  • Open regedit (ctrl + r -> regedit.exe)
  • Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability
  • Delete ThresholdInternal value
  • Delete ThresholdOptedIn value
  • Set ThresholdRiskLevel  to low
  • Set BranchName to fbl_awesome1501
  • Try to update again

Solution 2

Download this reg file and execute it.

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Here is reg file listing:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


Solution 3

Execute following commands in command prompt (run as admin):

reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability" /v "BranchName" /d "FBL_AWESOME1501" /t REG_SZ /f
reg add "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability" /v "ThresholdRiskLevel" /d "low" /t REG_SZ /f
reg delete "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability" /v "ThresholdInternal" /f
reg delete "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability" /v "ThresholdOptedIn" /f

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