Windows Update Error 0x8e5e0247 | How to fix Steps
This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error 0x8E5E0247 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: 65 updates
– An error occurred while troubleshooting: A problem is preventing the troubleshooter from starting.
– An error occurred while troubleshooting:
Error(s) found: Code 0x8E5E0247 Windows update encountered an unknown error.
This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Windows:
Faulting module name: Windows update.dll, version: 7.0.2484.12316
Exception code: 0xd05g161b
Fault offset: 0xe07d299f
Faulting process ID: 0×431
Faulting application start time: 0x800f8a10489493
Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
Report ID: b3f42d88-5597-23f5-8652-4498ceb1a758
Also Known as
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Cause of 0x8E5E0247 Windows Update Error Code
Incompatible Internet proxy configuration
Temp store location contains active malware
How to fix Windows Error 0x8E5E0247
Step 1: Check Proxy Server Settings
1. Hold down Windows Key + R and Enter “CMD” (without quotes)
2. Hit Enter key
3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold ctrl+c and press ctrl+v in command prompt)
netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie
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.
Step 2: 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.
In most cases MicrosoftWindows update error code 0x8E5E0247 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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