Windows Update Error – 80243004

Windows Update Error – 80243004

We attempted to update our SBS today and stumbled into this little error, Windows Update Error – 80243004. After hunting around a little to find a solution it was a simple 20 second fix.

Seen on Server 2008, SBS2011 and some other versions of windows, when attempting to run Windows update.

Windows Update Error 80243004

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Code 80243004 Windows Update encountered an unknown error

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solution

Super Easy!

1. Right click the Taskbar > Properties > Taskbar Tab > Customize.

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Customize Taskbar

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Tick the box that says “Always show all icons and notifications on the taksbar” > OK.

Show all Icons and Notifications on the Taskbar

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3. Retry your Windows updates.

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