In Windows 7, you experience a very common bug Update i.e. “Unable to search for new updates” code error 800B0001 (and sometimes 8024404), below are all the ways that are most likely to help you in fixing it.
This very common error of Windows Update says (according to official information, Microsoft), it was not possible to determine the set cryptography provider, or the file is corrupted Windows Update. Although, in fact, often caused by faulty Update, lack of the necessary updates for WSUS (Windows Update Services), as well as the presence of Crypto PRO CSP or programs ViPNet. Consider all the options and their applicability in different situations.
Given that the instructions on the site is intended for novice users, not system administrators topic WSUS updates to correct the error 800B0001 will not be affected, since ordinary users use the local system upgrade. Let me just say, that is usually enough to install the update KB2720211 Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2.
Check System Update Readiness
If you do not use Crypto PRO or ViPNet, then we should start with this, the simplest point (and if you are using – go to the next). On the official Microsoft Help on Windows Update error CheckSUR utility to check the readiness of Windows 7 to update and instructions for its use.
This program allows you to fix the problems with updates automatically, including the considered error here, and when the error, record the information about them in a magazine. After recovery, reboot your computer and try again to find or download the update.
Error 800B0001 and Crypto PRO or ViPNet
Many who encounter a bug in the Windows Update 800B0001 recently (autumn – winter 2014), have Crypto Pro CSP, VipNet CSP or VipNet Client specific versions on their computer. Updating the software packages to the latest version solves the problem with the operating system updates. It is also possible that other crystallographic service may receive a similar error.
In addition, the official website of Crypto Pro download section “fix for problems with Windows update for Crypto CSP 3.6, 3.6 R2 and 3.6 R3», operating without the need to upgrade the version (if it is critical to use).
Finally, if none of the above does not work, apply the standard methods of recovery of Windows which in theory can help:
- Using a restore point Windows 7
- Command sfc / scannow (run the command prompt as an administrator)
- Using the built-in image restoration system (if any).
I hope that the tutorial will help you fix this error Update and need to re-install the operating system does not arise.
System Update Readiness Tool
First find your windows edition and system type of the computer here.
Once you get your windows and system information then download System Update Readiness Tool for appropriate windows version.
Run Windows Update Again.
Users can also see CheckSUR.log file which records all problems. Users can find this file under C:\Windows\Logs\CBS
If the checkSUR tool is not able to correct the problem it means you need to repair your Windows. If you repair windows then don’t worry it will not affect on you existing files and installed programs of your computer.
Update your windows to fix error 800B0001
Restart Your Computer
Insert Windows DVD and start Windows set up
Click on Install now
Click on Go online to obtain the latest updates for installation (recommended)
Insert Windows product key (If needed)
Click on Upgrade under Which kind of installation do you want?
Once your installation is complete then restart the computer and run windows update.