This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 80248007 or 0x80248007 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
-KB2786400,KB2596615, KB2596856, KB2687311, KB2687314, KB2596660, KB2596848
Error(s) found: Code 80248007 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 80248007 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   50 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError2168.log
Source: Device-manager
Event ID: 3637
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: System Error
User: User
Description:
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 4.7.0190.61496, time stamp: 0×54354794
  • Faulting module name: Windows  error.dll, version: 5.0.6471.38644
  • Exception code: 0xd09b291f
  • Fault offset: 0xa04e076c
  • Faulting process ID: 0×208
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800c7c89095361
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: g6b48a31-7511-81e2-9769-2675aee4e165
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_80248007
  • 80248007
  • WindowsUpdate_80248007e
  • 80248007e
  • 0x80248007
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Cause of 80248007 Windows Update Error Code

  • Application Conflict
  • System Level Conflict

How to fix Windows Error Code 80248007

Step 1: Temporarily Disable any installed 3rd Party Antivirus:

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: Check Proxy Settings

1. Press down Win Key + R and Type “CMD” (without quotes)
2. 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 import proxy source=ie 

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 80248007 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: 13/02/2016
Solution ID: 876972

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    April 13th, 2016

    Posted In: Microsoft Windows

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