This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 80010108 or 0x80010108 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: 29 updates -KB3003743
Error(s) found: Code 80010108 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 80010108 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   45 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError8315.log
Source: Service Control manager
Event ID: 8871
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Warning
User: User
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 4.8.2803.68832, time stamp: 0×51400533
  • Faulting module name: Windows  log.dll, version: 4.5.1917.52498
  • Exception code: 0xc09e510e
  • Fault offset: 0xe06e019c
  • Faulting process ID: 0×338
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800c4c49968895
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: f6e44a18-8831-31e5-2541-2591bfb9b164
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_80010108
  • 80010108
  • WindowsUpdate_80010108e
  • 80010108e
  • 0x80010108
  • WindowsUpdate_dt000
  • fehler code 80010108, foutcode 80010108, fejlkode 80010108, code d’erreur 80010108, codice di errore 80010108, feil kode 80010108, cod de eroare 80010108, código de error 80010108

Cause of 80010108 Windows Update Error Code

  • Internet connectivity issue
  • Temporary store location contains active threat

How to Resolve Windows Error 80010108

Step 1: Disable Windows Firewall Temporarily :

1. In Start Search box type “Firewall.cpl” (without quotes)
Open Windows Firewall2. 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:  Disable Proxy

1. Hold down Win Key + R and Enter CMD
2. Hit Enter key
Office Resolve Error Proxy Check 3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press 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 80010108 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: 11/02/2016
Solution ID: 645034

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