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How to fix the 9c48 Windows Update?

Published on April 14th, 2022

The 9c48 error code is a Windows Update error that typically occurs when trying to install updates for Internet Explorer. The error is caused by a corrupt or missing file, and can be fixed by downloading and installing the update again.

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1. Try running the Windows Update Troubleshooter

  1. Open the Windows Update Troubleshooter by clicking on the Start button, typing winupdate and pressing the Enter key.
  2. On the first screen of the Windows Update Troubleshooter, you will be asked to select the issue that you are trying to solve.
  3. In the next screen, you will be able to select which Windows Update packages you want to check.
  4. After you have selected the packages, the Windows Update Troubleshooter will start checking them for problems.
  5. If the Windows Update Troubleshooter finds any problems, it will provide you with a list of solutions.

2. Restart your computer and try running Windows Update again

  1. Close any open programs on your computer.
  2. Click the Windows button, and then click Start.
  3. In the Start menu, click Control Panel.
  4. In Control Panel, click System and Security.
  5. In System and Security, click Windows Update.
  6. In Windows Update, click Check for updates.
  7. If Windows Update is not already open, open it.
  8. In the left pane, under Windows Update, select View all updates.
  9. In the right pane, under Available updates, select 9c48.
  10. In the details of the update, make sure that the check box next to “This update is available from Microsoft” is selected.
  11. If the update is not already selected, select it.
  12. In the Actions pane, click Install.
  13. If the update is not already installed, the update will be installed.
  14. After the update is installed, Windows Update will close.
  15. Restart your computer.
  16. After your computer restarts, try running Windows Update again.

3. Check for updates from Microsoft Update

  1. Launch the Windows Update service.
  2. In the list of updates, identify the update for which you want to check for updates.
  3. On the Home tab, in the Update Options group, click Check for updates.
  4. In the Check for updates window, on the Permissions tab, click Change permissions.
  5. In the Change permissions window, on the Security tab, click Change permissions.
  6. In the Change permissions window, on the Update Services tab, click Grant.
  7. In the Grant window, type the user name and password of the user who is authorized to access the update service.
  8. In the Grant window, in the Permission group, click OK.
  9. In the Check for updates window, on the Results tab, click OK. If the update is available, a message appears in the Update Services list, and the update is downloaded and installed.

4. Try installing the update manually

  1. Go to Start menu and type "Windows Update"
  2. Click on "Windows Update" from the list of results
  3. On the "Windows Update" page, click on "Check for updates"
  4. On the "Windows Update" page, click on "Install updates"
  5. On the "Install updates" page, click on "Install updates from the Microsoft Download Center"
  6. On the "Install updates from the Microsoft Download Center" page, click on "Choose how to install updates"
  7. On the "Choose how to install updates" page, click on "Install updates manually"
  8. On the "Install updates manually" page, click on "Next"
  9. On the "Next" page, click on "Install updates"
  10. On the "Install updates" page, click on "Install"
  11. On the "Install" page, click on "Finish"

5. Check if the update is compatible with your system

  1. Go to Control Panel > System and Security > Windows Update and click Check for updates.
  2. If the update is available, it will be listed in the Windows Update window.
  3. Click the check box next to the update to make sure that you want to install it.
  4. If the update is not compatible with your system, it will be listed in the Windows Update window and you will be able to choose to either install it or not install it.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Temporarily disable your antivirus software and try installing the update again.
  2. Try using a different internet connection.
  3. Check your internet connection speed.
  4. Check the amount of free space on your hard drive.