How to fix Windows error 0x8004015

Sometimes it becomes very important to update your Windows with some newly released software or applications so that you can make your computer up to date and fulfill your work with them. The updating process will be conducted with Automatic Windows update service with the help of which you install new updates for your computer. But when you try to download and install new updates from this service, you get Windows error 0x8004015 on the screen. This is not a very critical error but you should fix it as soon as possible. The problem may come due to corruption in the Windows registry or Misconfiguration in the Windows files system. You can use some manual methods or automatic fixing like using Advanced System Repair tool.


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Symptoms –

System performance gets slow, computer stuck at certain point, screen freezing, automatic shutdown, starting
problem, many errors pop up repeatedly, opening of some unusual files, etc.

Causes –

Main causes for the prompting of Windows error 0x8004015 are corrupt Windows registry entries, damaged system files,
firewall settings, virus infections, conflicts between the computer and the Windows update site, software or hardware incompatibility, missing DLL files, internet disconnection, etc.

How to fix Windows error code 0x8004015

It is very important to fix Windows error 0x8004015 in your computer. You can go through the following manual steps to fix this issue:

  1. Go to the start button, click on Run and type regedit and then click OK.
  2. Find and click on the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Security
  3. Delete the security registry subkey.
  4. Now find the following registry subkey and then click on it:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{ce166e40-1e72-45b9-94c9-3b2050e8f180}
  5. Go to the file menu and click on the export.
  6. Type C:\reg_AppID_CLSID.reg in the file name box and then click on save button.
  7. Delete {ce166e40-1e72-45b9-94c9-3b2050e8f180} registry subkey.
  8. Now type exit and press enter.
  9. Restart the computer.

By using the above manual method you will easily fix Windows error 0x8004015. But it is not very easy task as it requires a very high technical skill to fix this issue. So in this case you can get rid of the issue automatically by using Advanced System Repair tool.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Advanced System Repair tool is one of the best tools that are specially designed to fix the error issue on Windows computer. The tool will scan the whole computer automatically and remove or repair the damaging and corruption completely. It will then make your computer most enhanced in its productivity.

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