code 80248014 windows update error

I saw "New Updates are Available" icon today, so I tried to do Windows Update on Windows 7 desktop.  I clicked on the icon and it took me to Window Update page.  Instead of saying how many updates are available, there was icon "Check for updates".  So, I clicked on it.  The page opened and saying "Windows could not search for new updates".   It also says Error(s) found: Code 80248014  Windows Update encountered an unknown error.

What happened?  Is there any way to resolve this problem?  I appreciate your suggestions in advance.  Thank you.
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JohnConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Follow the Windows Update Troubleshooter.

After that, open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator and run SFC /SCANNOW. Allow to complete, close out, restart and test.
kg6lfz --
I assume this is recent.
Some of your system filed may be corrupted. Run a System Restore to a time before the problem started.

If no help, Run SFC /SCANNOW from a Command Prompt

If still no help consider the following:

Did you check in Services that Windows Update service and Remote Procedure Call service are on?

Reset Windows Update

Windows Update Troubleshooter


Reinstall Windows Update Agent (different links for different Win 7 systems (32bit and 64bit)) 

Run the Windows Update Readiness tool: for X64

Scan for viruses and other malware.

Run a Repair Install.  A Repair Install should not affect personal data or installed programs. but it never hurts to backup first.
kg6lfzAuthor Commented:
After running troubleshooter, I could do Windows Update without any problems.  Thank you.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@kg6lfz - Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
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