FIX Failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e for SCCM Clients

Let’s see how to fix an SCCM-related issue: failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e. This is another troubleshooting blog post to help the Configuration Manager community. This troubleshooting is part of your SCCM software update deployment process.

Deployed patches to a collection and no patches are exposed in the software center? I checked the policy, and it’s arrived. Software Update Deployment Evaluation Cycle says, “Evaluation initiated for (0) assignments. Now checked WUAHandler and found the error below:

FIX Failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e for SCCM Clients - Fig.1
FIX Failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e for SCCM Clients – Fig.1

Troubleshooting Failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e Issue

Let’s see how I troubleshoot to fix the following error that failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e.

  • Open cmd as administrator and type
  • cleanmgr tuneup   
  • Select the below values from the box.
    • Temp Setup Files
    • Downloaded Program Files
    • Temp Internet Files
    • Recycle Bin
    • System error memory dump files (NOT the next line – minidump files)
    • Temp Files
    • Temp Windows Installation Files
  • Stop the Windows update service, remove each folder from softwaredist, and run ClientDiag.exe. Did the error disappear when the scan was initiated? If yes, then that’s very good. If not, then that’s very bad.

I followed all these steps and still see the same error, but it looks slightly different. Screenshot below:

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FIX Failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e for SCCM Clients - Fig.2
FIX Failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e for SCCM Clients – Fig.2

Solution – WUAgent Error 0x8007000e

Run the below command and check the logs for errors to Failed to Run Search on WUAgent Error 0x8007000e for your SCCM client.

  1. Wuauclt.exe /scannow
  2. wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization
  3. wuauclt.exe /updatenow
  4. Refresh the client policy: machine policy.

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Author

Deepak Raiis is a Technical Lead with over 14 years of experience in IT. He specializes in SCCM, Intune, and Azure. Throughout his career, he has worked on various platforms such as Active Directory, Exchange, Veritas NETBACKUP, Symantec Backup Exec, NDMP devices like Netapp, EMC Data Domain, Quantum using Backup Exec 2010 and 2012, and HP StorageWorks 4048 MSL G3. He also has experience in data deduplication-related troubleshooting. Ultimately, he returned to his roots as an IT Engineer focusing on SCCM technology.

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