This might also be a good time to look over our Windows Updates & Patch Tuesday FAQ page if you haven't already.Note: Any of Microsoft's operating systems could experience problems after Windows updates are installed, including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server versions.
Important: Please read the sections below before moving on to the troubleshooting steps!
I wouldn't normally explain to use a troubleshooting guide, but since you have the great fortune of a theory about the cause of your problem, the help I provide below is structured a bit differently than other tutorials I've created where you work through some other problem with a completely unknown cause. Even if you're 100% certain that an update from Microsoft caused the problem you're having, do me a favor and read it anyway. So I'll come clean: this is me asking myself the question.And the programmer in me didn't hold out much hope for that error code telling much, since it looked like a "default" code; in many programs "FFFF" is often used as a generic "something broke" error. Clicking on the "Get Help" link got me a lot of help ... If I click on it, it shows me: Note that it does indicate that there was an error in the last update attempt.If you wanted to change this to update every day, you would use 86400, or 60 seconds * 60 minutes * 24 hours * 1 day.I wouldn’t recommend setting this to anything less than 4 hours worth, or your computer might get banned by the time servers.