0x8DDD0018 - ErrorAUDisabled
Does enabling Control Panel | Automatic Updates correct the problem?
=> 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:
Could the problem be that the Service named Automatic Updates (as well as
BITS) isn't running?
What anti-virus application or security suite is installed and is your
subscription current? What anti-spyware applications (other than Defender)?
What third-party firewall (if any)?
Has a(another) Norton or McAfee application ever been installed on the
computer (e.g., a free-trial version that came preinstalled when you bought
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
> I keep automatic updates turned off. I just went to update site and was
> not allowed to proceed. I got error 0x8DDD0018.
> It tells me I have to have Automatic Updates running. Is this now true?
> Previously I always did my updates manually.
> XP Service Pack 3