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Error 0x80248014 when patching client systems with Windows updates

Updated July 5, 2018


When you run Patch Manager and select the Use Microsoft Update online catalog when scanning option to patch your clients, several warnings are saved in Task History. If you used Update Scan and the Windows operating system downloads the selected updates, the following error message is displayed:

Download Object: Security Update for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB2912390)
Status: Failed
Details: Download failed. the caller has requested some action on a service that is 
not known to the datastore Error Code: 0x80248014

This error message also displays in the console when you perform a Windows update with conflicting Local and Domain update policies in the GPO.


  • Patch Manager 2.1.5
  • All Microsoft Windows clients


  • Client system was not joined to the domain properly
  • Client system has a conflicting local/domain update policy
  • Software Distribution Folder is corrupt
  • Windows App store cache is corrupt


Make sure the Local and Domain update policies are identical on the targeted systems. If the policies are identical rename the Software Distribution folder and restart the Windows Update Agent (WUA) Service. 

See the following resources for details about error code 0x80248014:


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