May
8
2015

Fix : Error 0x80080008 in Windows 8 update

After reading this post you will be able to fix an error code 0x80080008 while installing Windows update on Windows 8 | 8.1 computer system. Now, this error can occur due to some corruption in Windows Update files or system image. we have previously discussed a method to solve such an error by using the DISM tool. Below are the method to solve this issue:

Method 1 : Use DISM / CheckSUR tool to repair Windows image

Method 2 : Repair | Re-register the DLL files associated with Windows update

  • Press Windows logo key + X ( power menu )
  • policy3
  • Click on Command Prompt (Admin.)
  • Type net stop wuauserv
  • This will stop the Windows Update service.
  • Now, type
  • regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll (press enter)
  • Wu
  • A success message will appear on your screen
  • wu2

 

Hope this helps, if not, please use the comments section to notify me & I will try to help further.

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Shantanu is a Windows Enthusiast, a troubleshooter & a writer. He is a Microsoft MVP in Windows Expert - IT Pro from 2007. You can check out his other work @ www.shantanukaushik.com

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