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How to Fix Error 0x80246019 During Windows 10 Update

2016-07-12 16:10:26 Posted by Abby Haines to Partition Manager

Summary:
Facing Windows 10 update error 0x80246019? Here are possible solutions to fix error 0x80246019. Try all of them to download and install Windows 10 build 14385 with no hassle.

About Windows 10 update error 0x80246019

After Microsoft rolling out the new Windows 10 build 14385, many users are complaining that they cannot install the update due to error 0x80246019 which appears when the download failed because the user has no license to download the content.

Windows 10 update error 0x80246019
In this page, we collected a few steps to fix error 0x80246019. You can try all of them to fix the issue when the 0x80246019 error code prevented you from downloading and installing Windows 10 build 14385. 

Possible ways to fix Windows 10 update error 0x80246019

Step 1 –  Extend system drive and check disk error 

Windows 10 update error 0x80246019 error might be caused by low disk problem or disk error on system drive. So, to fix 0x80246019 error, we recommend you to try EaseUS partition tool to extend system partition and check and repair disk error first. 

To extend system drive:

1. Launch EaseUS partition tool, select partition behind C drive and right click it. Select "Resize/Move partition" and drag the partition handle leftwards to resize the drive. Then there will be unallocated space.

Note: If there is unallocated space behind the system partition, please directly go to step 3.

2. Move the drive rightwards to let the unallocated space be behind the system partition (C: drive) and click OK.

3. Select the system partition (C: drive), right click it and select "Resize/Move partition", drag the partition handle rightwards to extend system partition (C: drive). Finally click "Apply" to extend C drive space

Extending system drive to fix Windows 10 update error 0x80246019

To check and repair disk error:

1. Launch EaseUS partition tool and right-click the partition that you want to check by clicking “Check partition”.

2. Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: "Check Partition Properties", "Call Windows Chkdsk to fix errors", "Surface Test".
Click "OK".

3. Let the software automatically check hard disk partition errors and repair errors for you. Click "OK" to finish the process.

Check and repair disk error to fix Windows 10 update error 0x80246019

Step 2 –  unplug the webcam and printer 

“I finally got Windows 10 build 14385 update after unplugging my webcam and printer.  (I've never needed to do this before with an update.)  I also deleted the $WINDOWS.~BT folder - then rebooted and tried again - this time successfully!”

Some users reported that they have fixed error 0x80246019 by the above mthod. You can try it! 

Step 3 – change the Insider Program Settings in the Settings app

“I have encountered error 0x80246019 but finally received 14385 build with success after changing the Insider Program Settings in the Settings app!”

Some users said that changing the Insider Program Settings in the Settings app helped them fix error 0x80246019. It’s quite easy! In Insider Program Settings (in Settings app), select the “Stop receiving Insider Preview builds” option, and when the confirmation pop-up appears, select the “Cancel” button. And then make a few attempts to download and install Windows 10 build 14385 to check if error 0x80246019 have been fixed. 
 
These are all the possible solutions that reported to be helpful to fix Windows 10 update error 0x80246019. I hope at least one of them are helpful!