This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 0x8007232b if it is not working properly or throwing an error while installing, updating or upgrading Windows.

The error message may look like:
– Windows could not search for new updates. An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.
– Some updated were not installed. Failed: 31 updates
Error(s) found: Code 0x8007232b Windows update encountered an unknown error.

This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Windows:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Error 0x8007232b Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   50 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError1639.log
Source: Device-manager
Event ID: 6074
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Critical Error
User: System
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 7.4.5547.14046, time stamp: 0×67476379
  • Faulting module name: Windows  event.dll, version: 1.1.2833.28935
  • Exception code: 0xb01c770a
  • Fault offset: 0xc05a842e
  • Faulting process ID: 0×155
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800b0c84809965
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: e5c82f62-6992-95f8-9676-5277cff1c274
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_setup can not find the required setup controller file.  either there was a network error, an error reading from the cd, dvd, or or other installation media, or a problem with the package you downloaded.
  • 0x8007232b
  • WindowsUpdate_0x8007232be
  • 0x8007232be
  • 0x0x8007232b
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Cause of 0x8007232b Windows Update Error Code

  • Windows Firewall blocking the installation
  • Junk files location is infected with active threat

How to fix Windows Error Code 0x8007232b

Check for corrupt system files:
1. Press Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter CMD and Press OK.
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold Ctrl+C and press Ctrl+V in command prompt)

 sfc /scannow 

sfc scannow
The system will take some time to check. Let it run for a while. If it finds any issues in “operating system” integrity it will automatically fix it.

Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on cmd button and select “Run as Administrator

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error 0x8007232b should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.

 You can contact our 24×7 customer Live Technician for any help during the whole process. 

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Last Updated: 18/01/2016
Solution ID: 478854

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