This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows “error 0xE00001BC” 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: 96 updates
Error(s) found: Code 0xE00001BC 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 0xE00001BC Windows Update Overview
Avg. Time to Resolve Issue   45 mins
Difficulty Very Hard
Log Name: MicrosofWindowsUpdateError4521.log
Source: System
Event ID: 8599
Operating System
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
Level: System Error
User: Admin
Description:
  • Faulting Application Name: Window Update Manager , version: 4.8.8951.61538, time stamp: 0×66324897
  • Faulting module name: Windows  error.dll, version: 8.0.7334.47127
  • Exception code: 0xc01b259f
  • Fault offset: 0xa07c489e
  • Faulting process ID: 0×589
  • Faulting application start time: 0x800e3c34400912
  • Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
  • Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
  • Report ID: a7d86c31-8738-36a9-8217-6342edb6e679
Also Known as
  • WindowsUpdate_something went wrong
  • 0xE00001BC
  • WindowsUpdate_0xE00001BCe
  • 0xE00001BCe
  • 0x0xE00001BC
  • fehler code `, foutcode 0xE00001BC, fejlkode 0xE00001BC, code d’erreur 0xE00001BC, codice di errore 0xE00001BC, feil kode 0xE00001BC, cod de eroare 0xE00001BC, código de error 0xE00001BC

Cause of 0xE00001BC Windows Update Error Code

  • Internet connectivity issue
  • Microsoft Windows internal Application Conflict

Steps to resolve Windows Error 0xE00001BC

Step 1: Check for corrupt system files:

1. In Start Search box type “cmd” (without quotes)
2. Click on CMD
open command prompt3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press 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. 

Step 2: Check Proxy Settings:

1. In Start Searchbox type “CMD” (without qoutes)
2. Click on CMD.
Office Resolve Error Proxy Check 3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and hold ctrl+c and press ctrl+v in command prompt)

 netsh winhttp import proxy source=ie 

Check Proxy Setting for Error 0xE00001BC

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

If you get the message “Direct Access (no proxy server)“, continue to the next step otherwise disable proxy from Network Settings.

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

In most cases Microsoft Windows update error code 0xE00001BC 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: 06/01/2016
Solution ID: 236032

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