How to Fix Microsoft Security Essentials Error 0x80248014

If you see this error. Follow some steps to fix Microsoft Security Essentials Error 0x80248014.

How to Fix Microsoft Security Essentials Error 0x80248014
  1. Open Run dialog box by Pressing the Windows key + R.
  2. Type CMD into the Run dialog and press Enter.
  3. Open windows Command Prompt.
  4. One by one, type the following commands into the elevated Command Prompt.
  5. Enter after typing in each one and waiting for one command to be successfully executed before typing in the next command.
  6. net stop WuAuServ
  7. ren %SystemRoot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
  8. net start WuAuServ
  9. Close the Windows Command Prompt
  10. When done, simply launch Microsoft Security Essentials, try to check for and install any available updates

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