Windows Update Error 0x800f081f | How to fix Steps
This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 0X800F081F 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: 79 updates KB2966826, KB2966827, KB2966828, KB3005628. Error(s) found: Code 0X800F081F Windows update encountered an unknown error.
This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Windows:
Faulting module name: Windows error.dll, version: 6.0.5094.53424
Exception code: 0xe06c607a
Fault offset: 0xb08d631e
Faulting process ID: 0×767
Faulting application start time: 0x800e4d88579248
Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
Report ID: a8a82c94-5841-59e2-8225-9579ece5g614
Also Known as
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Cause of 0X800F081F Windows Update Error Code
System Level Conflict
How to fix Windows Error 0X800F081F
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 Proxy Server Settings:
1. Hold Win Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Type CMD and Press OK.
3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold ctrl+c and press ctrl+v in command prompt)
netsh winhttp show proxy
Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on CMD button and select “Run as Administrator”
If you get the message “Direct Access (no proxy server)“, continue to the next step otherwise disable proxy from Network Settings.
In most cases MicrosoftWindows update error code 0X800F081F 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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