Quickly Fix Windows Update Error 0x80080008 On Windows
Windows Update Error 0x80080008 is one of the most commmon error by Windows. It is commonly found on Window 10 and Windows Server 2016. Here is detailed period of instruction for solve it.
Windows 10 20H2 was released recently by Microsoft. Here you can download Windows 10 20H2 standalone offline setup file by the direct links given. Not only you can download the ISO file but can also get the idea of what the update is about, install or remove it from your system.
Windows 10 20H2 was released with codename “20H2” and it is the tenth major release in Windows 10 series. It is the current major update provided by Microsoft. The update was released on 20 October of 2020 on Insider.
After a number of testing, the update is released publically. The update was released with build 10.0.19042 and as a cumulative update.
Here cumulative update means that no major changes are made to the OS. Only fixes to bugs, better performance, and improvements on stability are brought.
Basically, the update 20H2 was released to fix all the problems that were experienced by the users in previous versions of Windows 10.
Almost all of the problems in Windows 10 20H1 v2004 are solved in this update.
There are three different ways to download Windows 10 20H2 update.
Like in past, Microsoft has released a service pack each year. Even though you will have the option to download the update automatically in Settings but for users who can’t download it due to some reasons or can’t wait in line for the updates.
Here are some direct links to download Windows 10 20H2 (October 2020) update in ISO file. You can use the ISO file to reinstall the update or update multiple systems at a time using the same file.
Usually, the update is around 100 MB in size. However, for users who are not using Windows 10 or are using early versions, the size can differ for them. For users who are using Windows 10 build 19041.508 the size for the update will be only 100 MB.
If you are facing any kind of problem with the links given above, please visit Microsoft’s official site to download the update.
If you have downloaded the file from the links given above, then follow these procedures. If not, then skip it and continue to the next section.
There are two different ways to install the 20H2 update on your Windows 10. You can double click the file and create a virtual drive on your system (it will be like having a Windows 10 CD inside your system). And there is another way where you will create a bootable USB drive using third-party applications like Rufus.
Rufus will help you to burn the ISO file on your USB drive within few clicks.
For the users who have a reliable internet connection and want to download the update only. This is the easiest way possible. Follow these steps:
Go to your Settings >Update & Security >Windows Update. Inside Windows Update, you will find the Check for updates button. Click on it and it will start searching for updates. Once the search is completed then you can Download and Install it.
These are options that I won’t recommend you personally. As it takes way too much time to update your system. To update your Windows 10, you can also download tools like Windows Update Assistant or Windows Media Creation Tool.
Using these tools, you can download the update and install it on your system.
No matter what technique you have used to install Windows 10 October 2020 update. You will need to clean your system for better performance and stability. To do that you will need to perform this procedure:
Open your CMD and type the following:
dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /AnalyzeComponentStore
Now type this on your CMD:
dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup
After typing both of the commands on your CMD, restart your system and you are ready to go.
Like any other update, this one also has some minor faults. To avoid such conditions, users mostly wants to uninstall the update of Windows 10 from their system. For which they will need to follow these steps:
First you will need to open Settings.
Go to Start and type Settings. Inside Settings, open the Update & Security section then Windows Update. Check for “View Update History” then Uninstall updates. Select the version of Windows 10 update that you want to uninstall and click on the Uninstall button.
Some users want to download Windows 10 20H2 (October 2020) update manually. However, when they visit the official site of Microsoft they can’t find the download button. It is a simple problem that can be solved easily.
Here is how I have solved it myself. First I visited the official site of Microsoft with my Google Chrome.
Then I clicked on Settings (three dots) and open the Developers Tools inside the More tools.
Once you are inside the Developers tools then you will need to click on the phone/tablet icon which is beside the Element.
Clicking on the icon will change the browser’s platform from desktop to tablet. Refresh your page and there you go.
Now, Select Edition then Confirm it. Select Language, confirm it. Then architecture type either 64-bit or 32-bit and confirm. Click on Download and download the file.
About 52 vulnerabilities have been fixed in Windows 10 by bringing the October 2020 update. Out of 52, 2 of them are critical, 49 are important and 1 low is prioritized.
Released date: 20 October of 2020
Kernel: WinNT 10.0
Architecture: ARM 64, X64 & X86
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