Windows Update Code 800F0805

When trying to run Windows Updates, I get an error saying:

Windows could not search for new updates

An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer

Error(s) found:

Code 800F0805

 

Anyone have any ideas or encountered this before?

Answer
Answer

Hi Zigz14,

 

 

1.    Have you made any recent changes on the computer?

2.    What is the version of Windows installed on the computer?

3.    Do you have any security software installed on the computer?

 

I would suggest that you reset the Windows update components to default and check if you can install the updates on the computer.

How do I reset Windows Update components?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058

Troubleshoot problems with installing updates

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Troubleshoot-problems-with-installing-updates

 

Hope this helps!

Halima S   - Microsoft Support.

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Last updated July 18, 2020 Views 7,301 Applies to: