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Fix Developer Mode Package Failed to install Error 0x80004005

Windows 10 Developer Mode is one such option that lets one use some advanced features. By enabling this mode, you can run Bash on Windows 10 and access multiple developer settings under one roof. Enabling the Developer mode will help you to test and debug your apps. This mode is very useful because it has removed the wait of getting a developer license. In Windows 10, you can activate Developer mode any time to install and test the apps developed by you. Also, you can run the apps from Visual Studio in debug mode. And the Developer mode can be enabled from Settings app > Update & security > For developers > Developer mode. But some of the users have reported that they got error message Developer Mode package failed to install Error 0x80004005.


Developer mode package failed to install windows 10

The error indicates that certain extra components, that are needed by the OS in order to enable additional features for debugging, are not installed automatically. When you can’t enable Developer mode in Windows 10 due to “Developer Mode package failed to install Error 0x80004005 Here we have some tips to fix this error.

Manually install Developer Mode

If you face Windows 10 developer mode package failed to install error 0x80004005 while enable the developer mode Trying to manually install the Developer mode can fix this error and you can continue using the features.

  1. Open the Settings app.

  2. Click Apps, then click on “Apps & features”

  3. Choose “Manage Optional features”

  4. Press the button “Add a feature”

  5. Select the package for Windows Developer Mode

  6. Click “Install”

  7. Reboot your PC

  8. Launch Command Prompt as Administrator

  9. type command sc config debugregsvc start=auto and enter key.

That’s all now go to Settings app > Update & security > For developers > Developer mode. hope this time you didn’t get any error. if you still face this error fallow the Next solution Disable the Use WUServer registry key.

Disable the UseWUServer registry key

If the first solution not works for you and still getting this Developer Mode Package Failed to install Error Code 0x8000400. Don’t worry Here we have another solution we can Disable the UseWUServer using registry Edit.

  1. Press Windows + R, type Regedit and ok to open the windows registry editor.

  2. Backup Registry database, then navigate to the following key.

  3. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU

  4. Inside the folder, edit the UseWUServer and set its value to 0, or delete the entire AU folder.

Now open Command Prompt As administrator form start search type CMD. When command prompt show right click on it and select Run As Administrator.

When command prompt opens perform below commands one by one and press Enter key after each one to execute it:

net stop wuauserv net stop bits net stop cryptsvc net start wuauserv net start bits net start cryptsvc That’s all type Exit to close the command prompt and restart the windows after this, and when the process is done, you shouldn’t be facing this issue anymore.

These are some best working solutions to fix the windows 10 developer mode package failed to install error 0x80004005 permanently. Have any query, suggestion feel free to comment below. Also read:


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