This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 0xc0000022 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: 38 updates
Error(s) found: Code 0xc0000022 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 0xc0000022 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   40 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError4136.log
Source: Service Control manager
Event ID: 6230
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: System Error
User: System
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 3.2.2015.70615, time stamp: 0×83247158
  • Faulting module name: Windows  update.dll, version: 7.0.0933.94332
  • Exception code: 0xd01f042e
  • Fault offset: 0xb03a341f
  • Faulting process ID: 0×625
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800c1a85592932
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: e1b67a13-9134-26b2-6315-4185aef4a551
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_6bb
  • 0xc0000022
  • WindowsUpdate_0xc0000022e
  • 0xc0000022e
  • 0x0xc0000022
  • fehler code `, foutcode 0xc0000022, fejlkode 0xc0000022, code d’erreur 0xc0000022, codice di errore 0xc0000022, feil kode 0xc0000022, cod de eroare 0xc0000022, código de error 0xc0000022

Cause of 0xc0000022 Windows Update Error Code

  • Proxy issue
  • Microsoft Windows internal Application Conflict

Steps to resolve Windows Error 0xc0000022

Step 1: Check Windows Firewall :

1. In Start Search box type Firewall.cpl
Open Windows Firewall for error code 0xc00000222. Click on Windows Firewall.
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 for system corruption:

1. In Start Search box type Cmd
2. Click on CMD
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 “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 code 0xc0000022 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.

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Last Updated: 12/01/2016
Solution ID: 373791

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