This document explains how to fix Microsoft Office error code 3088-1008 (0) 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: 16 updates
Error(s) found: Code 3088-1008 (0) 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 3088-1008 (0) Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   45 mins
Difficulty Hard
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError3290.log
Source: Device-manager
Event ID: 4164
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Critical Error
User: Admin
Description:
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 6.3.6953.30862, time stamp: 0×40126835
  • Faulting module name: Windows  error.dll, version: 5.6.4217.00247
  • Exception code: 0xd05g656c
  • Fault offset: 0xb08e866e
  • Faulting process ID: 0×590
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800g6b12722121
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: g5g41b65-7262-28f8-3987-8172aae3g315
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_email address is not connected to this account.
  • 3088-1008 (0)
  • WindowsUpdate_3088-1008 (0)e
  • 3088-1008 (0)e
  • 0x3088-1008 (0)
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Cause of 3088-1008 (0) Windows Update Error Code

  • Application Conflict
  • System DLL files conflict

How to Resolve Office error Code 3088-1008 (0)

Step 1: Check Windows Firewall :

1. Hold Win Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Type Firewall.cpl and Click OK.

3. Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off
Turn Windows Firewall on or off4. In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
Disable Windows Firewall6. Press OK.
Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.

Step 2: Check System Integrity:

1. Press Windows Key + R and Type “CMD” (without quotes)
2. 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 “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

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

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error code 3088-1008 (0) 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 chat one-on-one with one of our Microsoft Certified Support Representative 24/7 by clicking on the Chat button.

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Last Updated: 14/02/2016
Solution ID: 321627

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    Check for system corruption:
    1. Hold Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
    2. Type CMD and Click OK.
    open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press 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 “os” 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

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

    May 31st, 2016

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