This error normally occurs, when WSUS server try to update on client. The error occurs in windows 8 or 8.1 and the code of error is “800B0001”. The reason behind this error is simple, as the windows 8 include a new WU client than WSUS server. Therefore, the compatibility issue arise due to which window 8 cannot take a risk to trust the older client version WSUS server provide.
In this tutorial, we will guide you through simple method how to fix this issue. Simply follow the article and you are good to go.
Method # 1: Manually Download and Install KB2734608 Update
In order to overcome this problem, you need to download and install the update. After installing the updates, you need to follow the hierarchy of servers while synchronizing WSUS servers from the top hierarchy to down.
Step 1: Download the Update
- Windows server update service 3.0 SP2 (KB2734608)
- Windows server update service 3.0 For 64 bit (KB2734608)
Step 2: Install the Updates and then double click on the executable file to install.
Step 3: Follow the on-screen instructions.
Step 4: At last, restart your computer.
Method # 2: How To Uninstall and Reinstall Windows 8.1 Program Associated with Error
Step 1: Open the control panel and then click on “Program and features” option.
Step 2: After that, click on “Uninstall a Program”.
Step 3: In the list of programs, look for the program associated with error 800B0001. Click on it to select it.
Step 4: After selecting the program, click on the “Uninstall” button.
Step 5: by doing this, the uninstallation wizard will open, follow it and proceed to remove the program.
Method # 3: How To Install Available Windows Updates
Step 1: Type the “Update” in the windows start search and then press enter.
Step 2: After that, the update window will open.
Step 3: If you see any update, then simply install the updates.
Step 4: You can also manually click on “check for updates” button.
Follow the above steps carefully in order to resolve the error and also let us know in the comment section if you are facing any problem related to this post.
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