How to Fix the Windows 11 Update Error 0x80888002

1. Run a couple of commands
  1. Open the Start menu by pressing the Win key.
  2. Open the command prompt as an admin.
  3. Type the below command and press Enter.reg delete "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\vdsldr.exe" /f
  4. If the above command doesn’t work, then you can try the below command and press Enter.wmic /namespace:"\root\subscription" path __EventFilter where Name="Skip TPM Check on Dynamic Update" delete

One user suggested this solution on the official Microsoft forum and it has helped several users fix the Windows update error 0x80888002. You can also try running either of the above two commands and check if this resolves the issue or not.

2. Run Windows Update troubleshooter
  1. Press the Win + I keys to open the Settings menu
  2. Click on Troubleshoot.
  3. Select Other troubleshooters.
  4. Click on the Run next to Windows Update.
  5. Follow the onscreen prompts to begin the troubleshooting.
  6. Apply the promoted fixes.
  7. Restart your PC.
  8. Try downloading the Windows Update and see if this fixes the issue or not.

Windows Update troubleshooter can help you resolve multiple issues on your PC related to Windows updates. You can try running it and see if this fixes the error 0x80888002.

3. Reset Windows Update components
  1. Open the Start menu by pressing the Win key.
  2. Run the command prompt as an admin.
  3. Type the below commands and press Enter after each stop bitsnet stop wuauservnet stop appidsvcnet stop cryptsvcDel “%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Network\Downloader*.*”rmdir %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution /S /Qrmdir %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 /S /Qexe /s atl.dllexe /s urlmon.dllexe /s mshtml.dllnetsh winsock resetnetsh winsock reset proxynet start bitsnet start wuauservnet start appidsvcnet start cryptsvc
  4. Restart your PC.

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Created 1 year ago by Ghicel Santos
Updated 1 year ago by Ghicel Santos