You may receive an error message that contains the "0x8DDD0018" code or the "0x80246008"
code when you try to download updates from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site or from
the Microsoft Update Web site
What causes Error 0x8ddd0018
The Automatic Updates Service starts and then stops automatically
Make sure that you have automatic updates turned on.
Make sure that the Remote Procedure Call Locator is not disabled:
Click Start, select Run and type in:
Locate " Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator".
If it is disabled, then right click on it, go to 'Properties', change to 'manual' and
Try Windows Update Again
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"ski4me" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
|I recenly went to windows updates and can't seem to get past error number
| 0x8DDD0018 it tells me to turn on automatic updates, turn on background
| intelligent transfer service [bits], and event log, all are on but updates
| for this computer won't load, the error base has no match for this error. Can
| any one help please.