Decipher Windows Update error codes

On, people sometimes ask questions and only provide the error code in various forms.
This time, it was provided as a int64.

What I usually to understand this error is locate my Get-ErrorCode function on my own blog and then browse the kb938205 page where I look for the hexadecimal value returned by my Get-ErrorCode function. Then I try give more context on

As I repeat the same task over time, I wanted to have the answer as quick as possible. I reused some of the code of my Get-ErrorCode function and created the following gist

It works with the value supplied on the mailing list

And you can also pass values from the pipeline šŸ˜€


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