There Was A Problem Checking For Updates 800B0001 – Windows Server 2012

When running Windows Updates on a Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 machine, you may get the following error:

Windows could not search for new updates

There was a problem checking for updates.

Error(s) found:

Code 800B0001 Windows Update ran into a problem.

This error happens because the WSUS server is missing Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2. Either install WSUS SP2, install WSUS on a Windows 2012 Server or click Check online for updates to Windows Server 2012 | Windows 8.

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