This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 80080008 or 0x80080008  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: 61 updates – KB2925418, KB2928680, KB2919355,KB2975061.
– Error 0x80080008 : Something Happened & This App Couldn’t Be Installed
– Cumulative security update for internet explorer 11 for windows 8.1 for x64 base system (KB 2925418)
Error(s) found: Code 80080008 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 80080008 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   40 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError6589.log
Source: Device
Event ID: 9827
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Warning
User: Admin
Description:
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 8.6.1353.92166, time stamp: 0×81777790
  • Faulting module name: Windows  error.dll, version: 1.4.5325.66532
  • Exception code: 0xe02f646g
  • Fault offset: 0xa09a544e
  • Faulting process ID: 0×316
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800d9f47016117
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: f1d18e63-6125-45e6-2117-7626cfe5e259
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_80080008
  • 80080008
  • WindowsUpdate_80080008e
  • 80080008e
  • 0x80080008
  • fehler code 80080008, foutcode 80080008, fejlkode 80080008, code d’erreur 80080008, codice di errore 80080008, feil kode 80080008, cod de eroare 80080008, código de error 80080008

Cause of 80080008 Windows Update Error Code

  • DNS Conflict
  • Temporary files location is infected with active malware

Steps to resolve Windows Error Code 80080008

Step 1: Check System Integrity:
1. Hold Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter CMD and Press OK.
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold Ctrl+C and press Ctrl+V in command prompt)

 sfc /scannow 

sfc scannow
The system will take some time to check. Let it run for a while. If it finds any issues in “os” integrity it will automatically fix it.

Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on cmd button and select “Run as Administrator

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

Step 2: Disable Proxy:

1. Press Windows Key + R and Type 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 code 80080008 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: 25/01/2016
Solution ID: 957350

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    April 13th, 2016

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