WUAHandler.log – Scan failed with error = 0xc80001fe

Encountered similar error as per title?

Cause: Windows Update database is corrupted or McAfee antivirus application is configured to scan the %Windir%\SoftwareDistribution directory by default. McAfee antivirus application scans the .edb file and will lock the file. Therefore, Windows Update cannot access the file.

Solution: Configure to exclude %windir% \SoftwareDistribution directory to be scanned in McAfee antivirus

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