This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error 80080005 or 0x80080005 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: 69 updates
-Windows Update encountered an unknown error Error(s) found: Code 80080005 Windows update encountered an unknown error.
-(kb2482017), (kb2475792), (kb2485376), (kb2479943), (kb2505438), (kb2388210).
This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Windows:
Faulting module name: Windows update.dll, version: 4.1.0105.87294
Exception code: 0xe01f922e
Fault offset: 0xb04f577a
Faulting process ID: 0×734
Faulting application start time: 0x800d8b71796151
Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
Report ID: b6e62a32-3985-28g2-1649-9254fdf6b982
Also Known as
fehler code 80080005, foutcode 80080005, fejlkode 80080005, code d’erreur 80080005, codice di errore 80080005, feil kode 80080005, cod de eroare 80080005, código de error 80080005
Cause of 80080005 Windows Update Error Code
System Level Conflict
How to Resolve Windows Error Code 80080005
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: Disable Proxy
1. Hold Win Key + R and Type “CMD” (without quotes)
2. Press OK.
3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press 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.
In most cases MicrosoftWindows update error code 80080005 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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