How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x8DDD0004

In your Windows operating system, there are many situations when you need to update the software, applications or programs you have installed. Sometimes you download new and compatible application for your Windows computer. For this purpose, you usually use Automatic Windows update service while your computer is connected with Internet. But the problem comes to you when the computer gives you Windows update error 0x8DDD0004 when updating is in progress. It is a very critical error issue as you cannot be able to install the updates or you may lose the important data from the computer due to the error. So, to fix this issue, it is very important that you go with some manual or automatic way of error troubleshooting. You can download and install Advanced System Repair Tool for the automatic removal of the error issue.


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After the prompting of Windows update error 0x8DDD0004, you will see some very unusual happening in the computer like slow PC performance, automatic shutdown, starting problem, unable to install or uninstall many apps or software, computer will be restarted repetitively, system sticking, screen freezing, blue screen of death error (BSOD error), some applications will get opened automatically, etc. The error may come to your computer usually as “Windows error: 0x8DDD0004” in the upper right corner of the Window.

In these all consequences, you should fix update error 0x8DDD0004 in Windows as soon as possible. But before you fix the issue, you should know the causes or reasons behind the error. Main reasons due to the Windows update error 0x8DDD0004 comes to you are virus infection, improper communication between the computer and the Automatic Windows update service or Microsoft update site, incorrect entries of the registry, problem with the Windows system files, incompatible or outdated software you are going to install, etc.

Manual solution –

There are some manual steps going through which you can fix update error 0x8DDD0004 in Windows. You can register the following DLL files for this purpose with following manual method:

  1. Go to the start button and click on Run.
  2. Type CMD in the run box and hit Enter.
  3. Type cd %windir%/system32 and hit Enter.
  4. Type the following commands and press Enter after each command.
  • Regsvr32 Jscript.dll
  • Regsvr32 Msxml3.dll
  • Regsvr32 Atl.dll
  • Regsvr32 Wuapi.dll
  • Regsvr32 Wuaueng.dll
  • Regsvr32 Wuaueng1.dll
  • Regsvr32 Wucltui.dll
  • Regsvr32 Wups.dll
  • Regsvr32 Wuweb.dll
  1. Now type exit in the run box and hit Enter to come out from the command prompt window.
  2. Restart the computer.

By using these manual steps, you will definitely fix the issue of Windows update error 0x8DDD0004 properly. These steps will correct the registry issue in your computer to get rid of the problem. But one thing you should also keep in your mind that the manual method is not easy to use. You should have a deep technical knowledge to fix the problem manually. In this case, you can download and install Advanced System Repair Tool in your computer to fix the issue automatically.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Advanced System Repair Tool tool is a very dynamic and most recommended tool in the world to fix the Windows error automatically. With the help of this tool, you can scan and find out the errors and remove them from the computer completely. The tool will also scan the virus and malware and throw out from the system and optimize the computer speed.


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