Repair a corrupted Windows image with Error 0x800f0906

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If, when running the DISM DISM Error 0x800f0906 tool, the source files could not be downloaded message, then this message may help you. A few days ago, we talked about repairing corrupted Windows images using the DISM (Deployment Imaging and Servicing Management) component repair tool. Today, when I tried the method of our article posted on a computer, I received an error and I could not completely repair a Windows image.

Errors 0x800f0906

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Here are the details of the complete scenario I was confronted with after running the Windows component tool:

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

Provision of an image service and management tool

.version : 6. 0x800f0906

Source files could not be downloaded.
Use the Source option to specify the location of files needed to restore the function. For more information on specifying a source location, see

The DISM log file is located at C:WindowsLogsDISMdism.log


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After some research on this error, I found that the following solution might work in this situation. Here is how to correct the error:

1 Open the administrative command prompt.

2 Copy the following code and paste it into the command prompt with the right mouse button :

0x800f0906net stop wuauserv cd %systemroot%SoftwareDistribution ren Download. old net start wuauserv net stop stop bits net stop cryptsvc cd %systemroot%system32 ren catroot2 catroot2old net start cryptsvc0x800f0906

3. 12) That’s it! Close the command prompt. Restart DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth and this time you will not get the error code.

Please follow the steps and if the problem persists, please come back and we will be happy to help you!

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