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:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Error 0X800F081F Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   40 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError1135.log
Source: Device
Event ID: 3425
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Warning
User: Admin
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 5.3.9081.34591, time stamp: 0×45968474
  • 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
  • WindowsUpdate_0x800f081f
  • 0X800F081F
  • WindowsUpdate_0X800F081Fe
  • 0X800F081Fe
  • 0X800F081F
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Cause of 0X800F081F Windows Update Error Code

  • Proxy issue
  • 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.
Office Resolve Error Proxy Check 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 

Check Proxy Setting

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.

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

In most cases Microsoft Windows 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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Last Updated: 13/01/2016
Solution ID: 387539

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