Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008

Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008

It is not a new thing anymore that some issue may appear due to the usage of Windows 10. One of those issues can happen when you try to update something in that Windows 10. For this case, the Windows 10 users reported that they had a problem that shows “Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008”.

The Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008 problem or error is usually combined with the aborted installation when the users trying to perform the update that they need. In fact, this kind of error has also been experienced by the Windows 10 Mobile users. Furthermore, some users who were installed the latest version of Windows 10 build have confirmed that they experienced this kind of error during the installation process.

So, if you also have this problem, you are not alone. One more fact is that if you have this issue when you run the Windows Update Troubleshooter, this problem may be fixed temporarily and then it will resume after a restart. Usually, it will be followed with an error message that states service registration is missing or corrupt.

In fact, the Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008 error can be happened because of several reasons. One of those reasons is the Wups2.dll file which is included the Windows Update latest version that is not installed correctly. You may not be worried because there are several solutions or methods that you can try to solve this problem. We will share the solutions above where this solution can be used by the Windows 10 PC users or by the Windows 10 Mobile users. So, check this out.

 

Turning on the Automatic Updates

The first solution that you can try is by turning on the Automatic Updates. If these automatic updates are turned on, the Windows Update Agent of the latest version will be downloaded and also installed automatically on your PC or computer. If the Automatic Updates are OFF, below are the ways of how for getting it working again:

  1. First of all, you need to open the START MENU and then Type “Windows Update”
  2. Press the ENTER button
  3. After that, click the “Change Settings” option that you can see there.
  4. You need to choose the “Install Update Automatically” that is located under the important updates.
  5. Still, under the Important Updates, you have to choose the option of “Give Me Recommendation updates the same way I receive important updates” checkbox.
  6. After that, click the OK button there.
  7. Next, you can try for running the Windows Updates again for seeing if the Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008 issue has stopped or not.

If the first method above is not working for you, maybe the next method will be more effective.

 

Rebooting Your Phone for Windows 10 Mobile Users

This second method is for the Windows 10 Mobile Users. In fact, there are not many things that you can do here. That is why; we thought that rebooting your phone is the best way where you can re-scan for updates after that. It means that your phone should detect and also install the latest Windows 10 updates. If you are the WINDOWS 10 Mobile user, you can try this simple way.

 

Restarting the Windows Update Service

This third method is for the PC users where you can try to fix the Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008 error by restarting the Windows Update Service. In order to do this method, you have to follow the instructions below:

  1. First of all, you need to launch the command prompt with its elevated privileges by typing cmd in the start menu.
  2. After that, right-click on the command prompt and you can choose the “Run as administrator” option.
  3. Then, you have to accept the UAC Prompt when it appears.
  4. The next thing to do is typing this command in the command prompt:

“net stop bits

Net stop wuauserv

Net start bits

Net start wuauserv”

  1. After that, you can try for running the Windows update again for seeing if the Windows 10 Update Error 0x80080008 error has stopped or not.

For some users, this way is quite effective. However, if this solution is not working for you, you can check and then repair your Windows component store by using this command:

DSIM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth

You can run this script by doing the right-click on it and then choose the “Run as administrator option”

 

Re-Registering the Wups2.dll

What is the Wups2.dll? Actually, it is the faulting module for this error. That is why; re-registering this Wups2.dll can be the best solution to do. Below are the further ways to do this fourth method:

  1. First of all, you have to launch the command prompt with its elevated privileges by typing cmd in the start menu.
  2. After that, right-click on the command prompt and you can choose the “Run as administrator” option.
  3. When the UAC Prompt appears, you have to accept it.
  4. There are some commands that you need to enter where you can get the detail from the internet.
  5. Alternatively, you can also run this batch file and an Administrator. You can do it by right-clicking and then choosing the “Run as administrator” option

The next step that you need to do is rebooting your PC and then you can try for running the Windows Updates again to see whether this 10 Update Error 0x80080008 has been solved or not.

Well, if none of the fourth methods above are effective for fixing this issue for you, we recommend you for trying and using the Reimage Repair Tool. This tool can help you in scanning the repositories for replacing the corrupt and missing files. This tool works for some cases as long as the issue is originated due to the system corruption. In addition, the Reimage Repair Tool can also optimize your system to get the maximum performance. You can get the download link of this tool in the internet.

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