This document explains how to fix Microsoft IE9  error 3715 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: 38 updates
– Error(s) Found Code 3715 ; Windows Update encountered an unknown Error.
Error(s) found: Code 3715 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 3715 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   45 mins
Difficulty Hard
Log Name: MicrosofIe9UpdateError3244.log
Source: System
Event ID: 1110
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: System Error
User: System
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 7.0.5454.85584, time stamp: 0×35849239
  • Faulting module name: Windows  log.dll, version: 1.5.0841.39575
  • Exception code: 0xa06a220c
  • Fault offset: 0xc06a336b
  • Faulting process ID: 0×434
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800g9c36684691
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: a2e27a45-2292-16e5-3391-6753efb9d147
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_3715
  • 3715
  • WindowsUpdate_3715e
  • 3715e
  • 0x3715
  • fehler code 3715, foutcode 3715, fejlkode 3715, code d’erreur 3715, codice di errore 3715, feil kode 3715, cod de eroare 3715, código de error 3715

Cause of 3715 Windows Update Error Code

  • Windows Firewall blocking the installation
  • System Level Conflict

How to fix Windows IE9 Error 3715

Step 1: Temporarily Disable Windows Firewall Setting :
1. Hold Windows Key + R and Enter “Firewall.cpl” (without quotes)
2. Click OK.

3. Click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off
Turn Windows Firewall on or off4. In Private network Setting, select “Turn off Windows firewall (not recommended)
5. Do the same for Public Network Setting.
Disable Windows Firewall6. Press OK.
Note: After the issue is resolved you must turn the Windows Firewall on.

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 IE9 update error code 3715 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: 27/01/2016
Solution ID: 211884

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