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How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80080008 in 2022?
over 1 year ago

Windows 10 update error 0x80080008 generally happens while installing Windows 10. The windows update troubleshooter can be fixed temporarily but not permanently. 


How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80080008?

Just follow the steps mentioned below to update the error:


  • Disable the Third-Party Antivirus

Many users have affirmed that disabling the third-party antivirus helps in fixing the error. You can also uninstall the antivirus if the error is not fixed by disabling it. 

To uninstall the virus, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the Windows button.
  2. Now go to Settings and choose Apps.
  3. Now search for the antivirus you are using.
  4. Click on uninstall.

Check if the error appears or not. If the error is still there, then move to the next solution.


  • Run System File Checker Command

To check its functionality, follow the steps:

  1. Search for Command Prompt.
  2. Right-click on it and choose to run as administrator.
  3. Type SFC or scannow and hit enter.
  4. Once the command is run, the system files will be scanned and repaired.


  • Restart Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)

  1. Press Windows+R and open the Run Window.
  2. Type services.MSC and press the enter key.
  3. Look for Background Intelligent Transfer Service. Right-click on it and choose properties.
  4. Verify whether it is working or not. If not, click on start.
  5. On the Recovery tab, check the Restart service box under the First failure and Second failure.
  6. Confirm changes, apply and check for updates.


  • Perform A Clean Boot

  1. Type Windows+R and type MSConfig and press enter.
  2. Click Services and check the Hide all Microsoft boxes.
  3. Click Disable All and click Apply.
  4. Click Startup Tab and open Task Manager.
  5. Select startup programs and click Disable.
  6. Restart your computer and complete the update.

We hope that this information was useful and also there are more ways to update the error. 


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