Windows Update Windows could not search for new updates An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer. Error(s) found: Code 80244018 Windows Update encountered an unknown error. Get help with this error Most recent check for updates: 01/13/2018 at 12:16 AM Updates were installed: 07/27/2017 at 2:56 PM. View update history You receive updates: For Windows and other products from Microsoft Update Get updates for other Microsoft products. Find out moreCause This issue can be caused by the following factors:
- Some third-party programs affect.
- Windows Update Server is set incorrectly.
- Corrupted Windows Update Temporary folders.
- System file is corrupted.
- Click the “Start” Button, type “msconfig” in the search bar and press Enter.
- Click the “Services” tab, check the “Hide All Microsoft Services” box and click “Disable All” (if it is not gray).
- Click the “Startup” tab, click “Disable All” and click “OK”.
- Then, restart the computer.
- Press “WIN+R” keys on the keyboard to open the run command.
- In the RUN type “services.msc” and click on “OK”.
- Make sure Automatic Updates is set to automatic.
- Background Intelligent Transfer Service is set to automatic.
- Use the proxycfg -d command to get your Windows Update working properly.
- Visit the Microsoft download website, type the “KB” number of the update in the search box, and press enter.
- In the list of search results, click on the Knowledge Base (KB) article link to go to the download page. If there’s more than one listing, look for a link that goes to the Microsoft Download Center.
- If there are multiple versions on the download page, find the appropriate one for your computer. Click on the Download button, and save the update to your desktop.
- When prompted, click on open to install the update.
Microsoft Download Center http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/default.aspx
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