This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code C0000022 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: 68 updates KB2446708, KB971033, kb915597.
– Windows could not search for new updates.
– Fatal error C0000022 applying update operation 97206 of 99701
Error(s) found: Code C0000022 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 C0000022 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   50 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError1928.log
Source: System
Event ID: 1781
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: Critical Error
User: System
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 7.2.4185.93969, time stamp: 0×57672433
  • Faulting module name: Windows  error.dll, version: 7.8.5205.52595
  • Exception code: 0xd09g269e
  • Fault offset: 0xe06c835d
  • Faulting process ID: 0×041
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800f0e99461141
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: g2f75c59-6186-65g1-9674-4431fbb8d636
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_c0000022
  • C0000022
  • WindowsUpdate_C0000022e
  • C0000022e
  • 0xC0000022
  • fehler code C0000022, foutcode C0000022, fejlkode C0000022, code d’erreur C0000022, codice di errore C0000022, feil kode C0000022, cod de eroare C0000022, código de error C0000022

Cause of C0000022 Windows Update Error Code

  • Application Conflict
  • Junk files location contains active malware

Steps to resolve Windows Error Code C0000022

Step 1: Check for system corruption:

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 press 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 “operating 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. 

Step 2: 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.

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error C0000022 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: 04/02/2016
Solution ID: 704662

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