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Windows 7: Windows 7 update installer fails with error Code 800F080D

26 Jun 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows 7 update installer fails with error Code 800F080D

This started happening over a week ago. I did try a repair using the Windows 7 Ultimate-64 bit DVD but the problem remains. When the option to search for updates is pressed a message comes up "Windows could not search for new updates" Error Code 800F080D.
Any help will be most appreciated.

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27 Jun 2014   #2

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