Fix : Windows 8.1 error 0X800F081F

This post will help you fix an issue with your Windows 8.1 based PC, where you get an error 0x800F081F. This error can occur due to corrupted Windows update files or certain hardware failures or device driver issues. Follow the methods below to solve this issue:

Method 1 : Update Device Drivers

  • Go to Windows Update,
  • Go to the start screen
  • Type Windows Update
  • Select from Optional Updates section
  • Check all the Hardware device driver updates available
  • Alternatively,
  • you can visit your Motherboard / Computer Manufacturer’s website to download and install the latest drivers.


Method 2 : System Update & Readiness tool

  • CheckSUR tool, can be used to check & replace the damaged & missing files in Windows Update
  • Press Windows logo key + X to open the power menu
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  • Click on Command Prompt (Admin)
  • Now,
  • Type dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth
  • When the process completes,
  • type
  • dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth
  • After the operation completes, Restart your computer
  • Run Windows update to check if the problem has been solved.