This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 0x8007045D 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 updates were not installed. Failed: 48 updates
– Error_IO_DEVICE(0x8007045d)
– Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems (KB3140768) – Error 0x8007045d
Error(s) found: Code 0x8007045D 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 0x8007045D Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   50 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError5967.log
Source: System
Event ID: 8732
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Warning
User: System
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 4.3.6052.07827, time stamp: 0×26330265
  • Faulting module name: Windows  error.dll, version: 9.3.5988.00670
  • Exception code: 0xd09f112d
  • Fault offset: 0xb09a628d
  • Faulting process ID: 0×039
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800e2d93190837
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: a3c52a47-2728-75c2-1363-1178eff5d788
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_0x8007045d
  • 0x8007045D
  • WindowsUpdate_0x8007045De
  • 0x8007045De
  • 0x8007045D
  • fehler code 0x8007045D, foutcode 0x8007045D, fejlkode 0x8007045D, code d’erreur 0x8007045D, codice di errore 0x8007045D, feil kode 0x8007045D, cod de eroare 0x8007045D, código de error 0x8007045D

Cause of 0x8007045D Windows Update Error Code

  • System is infected with Virus/Adware
  • Temporary files location is infected with active malware

How to fix Windows Error 0x8007045D

Step 1: Disable any installed Antivirus/Malware/Adware Program Temporarily:

Some times Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft Windows installer files as Spam and block it from installing. Please refer your vendors website for disabling it temporarily. Once installation is done you can activate it again.

Step 2: Check for corrupt system files:

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

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

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error code 0x8007045D 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: 16/02/2016
Solution ID: 139330

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