Fixing Windows Updates Failed with Error 0x80244022

If you have a workstation failed to Windows Update with the error 0x80244022 from a WSUS, the fix is pretty simple and straightforward.

The reason why the error occurs is because the Application Pool that runs the WSUS service stopped.

Go to the WSUS server and open IIS Manager. Click Application Pools, select WsusPool and click Start to restart the Application Pool.

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Now, let’s try again on the workstation and see if the updates can go through.

19 thoughts on “Fixing Windows Updates Failed with Error 0x80244022

  1. This is partially wrong, its not the reason, its a symptom.

    The actual reason is the low memory limit it has, you can change it by selecting the pool, get into the recycling option, and remove or change the memory limit.

  2. Some Insiders have reported seeing this error “Some updates were cancelled. We’ll keep trying in case new updates become available” in Windows Update. If you encounter it, try deleting the following registry key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\RequestedAppCategories\8b24b027-XXXXX-XXXXXXX
    Check the Error is fixed if it’s not then going the next method.
    Solution 1. Reset the Windows update components manually

  3. Worked here as well, thanks!

    Looked through countless guides to try to solve this but didn’t think it had anything to do with the wsus server on the network.

  4. Unfortunately this was not a solution for the issue I am seeing. The issue I have is in FCM when I try to run Cluster-Aware Updating.

  5. In my case, the WSUS App Pool was stopped. I started this, then logged onto the WSUS console and clicked “Reset Server Node”, which seemed to fix / abate the problem.

  6. It worked, but after downloading/ installing the update, i received this message when i tried to actvate windows : 0x8007232B, meanin “the DNS name does not exist.”
    But i don’t know how to fix this.

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