Error code: 80004005 when installing Windows 10

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    I have an old Windows 7 Acer computer system and I decided to upgrade the operating system to Windows 10. But in the middle of the installation process I received an Error code: 80004005.

    I have visited several forums regarding Error code: 80004005 when upgrading to Windows 10 and noticed each problems to have a checklist. I have enough available storage and not less than 12GB, so USB hard drive is not necessary. My computer fits the criteria for an upgrade and since I have more than required space available, I am not prompted for an external drive.

    No other issues I have seen for having the Error code: 80004005. So far, only few discussions about this problem are available on the internet. Any workaround and fixes will be highly appreciated.

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    There are several issues known to this Error code: 80004005 that is linked to Windows 10 upgrade. You may check any of these solutions.

    Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

    We provided a link below that directs you to the Windows Update Troubleshooter. You need to download the file and follow the steps in the wizard.

    Fix Issue with Windows Update Component

    First, let’s try resetting Windows Update components automatically, please go to this link and click on Run now. This diagnostic tool fixes common problems including those of Windows Update Component.

    Start Windows in Clean Boot

    Clean boot is used to run Windows loading only minimal sets of components and drivers. It gives you lighter startup by processing only few items just to run the operating system. Additional software and drivers are disregarded during clean boot. To perform a clean boot please visit this article for Microsoft Support wbsite.

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