This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 800F081F or 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: 52 updates
Error(s) found: Code 800F081F 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 800F081F Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   40 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError3386.log
Source: Device-manager
Event ID: 1233
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Warning
User: User
Description:
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 2.4.0028.56776, time stamp: 0×74296107
  • Faulting module name: Windows  update.dll, version: 4.7.7929.89920
  • Exception code: 0xd06f943f
  • Fault offset: 0xc08d105e
  • Faulting process ID: 0×505
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800e4b48335762
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: a9e61d63-3152-77g1-2388-2786eed9g329
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_800f081f
  • 800F081F
  • WindowsUpdate_800F081Fe
  • 800F081Fe
  • 0x800F081F
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Cause of 800F081F Windows Update Error Code

  • Internet connectivity issue
  • Temporary files location is infected with active malware

How to Resolve Windows Error 800F081F

Step 1: Check Proxy Server Settings
1. Press Windows Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter CMD and Press OK.
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. 

Step 2: Check System Integrity

1. In Start Searchbox type “CMD” (without quotes)
2. Click on CMD
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 “system” 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. 

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error 800F081F 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: 22/02/2016
Solution ID: 654949

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