[How To] Fix 0x80080008 Error While Updating Apps In Windows 8

Last Updated On : Friday, November 22, 2013
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Many of us faced the Error in windows 8 while at the time trying to update the apps in Windows 8. There are many error possibilities available in windows. In this tutorial we have steps to fix the Error Code 0x80080008. This error code is also associated with 0x80070005, 0x80240437, 0x80073cf9 and these errors are occurred only when the wups2.dll is registered incorrectly [wups2.dll is nothing but the Windows Update agent file]. Lets see the steps to fix this error.

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How To Steps:
1. Open Notepad and copy the below code to it.

REGSVR32 WUPS2.DLL /S
REGSVR32 WUPS.DLL /S
REGSVR32 WUAUENG.DLL /S
REGSVR32 WUAPI.DLL /S
REGSVR32 WUCLTUX.DLL /S
REGSVR32 WUWEBV.DLL /S
REGSVR32 JSCRIPT.DLL /S
REGSVR32 MSXML3.DLL /S

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2. Now Save the notepad with .bat extension.
[We are saving it as fix.bat]

3. Now Right Click on the file and select Run As Administrator.

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4. Now you will see the command prompt processing the commands automatically, once completed restart your PC and try updating the apps.