Windows could not check for new updates. Error code 80244FFF

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Windows Updates keeps your system up to date with the definitions of the building operating system. Microsoft publishes the latest updates regularly and it is recommended to install updates regularly to avoid problems on your system. But what if Windows Updates itself has problems checking, downloading or installing updates?

We have recently encountered such an error, which is as follows:

Windows could not check for new updates. Code 80244FFF. Windows has encountered a problem.

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If you are currently experiencing this problem, we recommend rebooting your system in the initial phase. Make sure your system time and region are correct. You can also try Windows Update automatic troubleshooting or if all these options do not work and the problem persists, read the following!

1 Press Windows + combination R and enter Enter to open Internet Properties.

2 In the Internet Properties window under LAN Settings, click the LAN Settings option.

3 In the LAN Settings window, select Use a proxy server for your LAN under Proxy Server. Then click Advanced.

4 In the window Proxy Settings, enter the fields HTTP and Secure (16) Secure Type with Proxy Address. Plug 8888 into the input field of the corresponding port (16). Finally, in section Exceptions, enter <-loopback>. Click OK then Apply then OK.

In this way, we configured the favorable settings for Windows Updates. You should now be able to check, download and install the Windows Updates, bypassing the error.

These settings Internet Explorer may not work properly. If this is the case, first install the Windows Updates and then disable the Use proxy server for your local network option (step 3), simply.

I hope this will help you. Good luck!

See this message when you receive an error code 80070103 Windows Update has encountered a problem message.

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