This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error code 0x000001d8 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: 47 updates
Error(s) found: Code 0x000001d8 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 0x000001d8 Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   40 mins
Difficulty Critical
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError2430.log
Source: System
Event ID: 6901
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: System Error
User: User
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 1.2.5986.33956, time stamp: 0×27159758
  • Faulting module name: Windows  error.dll, version: 9.3.6678.13871
  • Exception code: 0xa02b941a
  • Fault offset: 0xc04b396f
  • Faulting process ID: 0×416
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800a2f20345822
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: d3c13g54-3195-86e5-8196-7414aec7a979
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_2-16
  • 0x000001d8
  • WindowsUpdate_0x000001d8e
  • 0x000001d8e
  • 0x0x000001d8
  • fehler code `, foutcode 0x000001d8, fejlkode 0x000001d8, code d’erreur 0x000001d8, codice di errore 0x000001d8, feil kode 0x000001d8, cod de eroare 0x000001d8, código de error 0x000001d8

Cause of 0x000001d8 Windows Update Error Code

  • Slow Internet Connection
  • System DLL files conflict

How to fix Windows Error Code 0x000001d8

Check System Integrity:

1. Press Win Key + R and Type cmd
2. Press OK.
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold Ctrl+C and press Ctrl+V in command prompt)

 sfc /scannow 

sfc scannow
The system will take some time to check. Let it run for a while. If it finds any issues in “system” integrity it will automatically fix it.

Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on cmd button and select “Run as Administrator

 You can contact our 24×7 customer Live Technician for any help during the whole process. 

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error code 0x000001d8 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: 24/02/2016
Solution ID: 345969

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