How to Fix Windows 8.1 Update Errors 0x8024402f

Fix Windows 8.1 update error 0x8024402f

Problems updating Windows?

Do you get an error such as 0x80244016, 80244016, 0x8024402f, 8024402f, 0xc80003fa & c80003fa?

Then follow the steps on this page to fix update problems.

But first:

When you try to update Windows 8 or 8.1 and you get a Windows Update error such as 80244016, 8024402f or c80003fa, it might be caused by a connection problem between your pc and the Windows Update servers, or your internet connection, or software such as firewalls, antispyware software, web accelerators, antivirus program or proxy servers on your pc blocking Windows Update Services from accessing the internet or maybe another cause.

And now:

Fix Windows 8.1 Update Errors

Windows Update Troubleshooter

is an official tool created by Microsoft to find and fix problems with Windows Update.

You can download the WindowsUpdateDiagnostic Tool .

1 Open the Windows Update Troubleshooter tool.

2 Select "Windows Update" and click on "Next".

3 The tool will now search for problems and try to solve them.

4 When the tool found and fixed some issues, you click on "Close" to close the tool.

5 Restart your pc and try Windows Update again.

6 Right-click on the Windows start menu and choose "Control Panel".

Windows 8 & 8.1 Start Menu

7 Open "Windows Update".

  1. Click on "System and Security".
  2. Click on "Windows Update".

or..

  1. Go at the right-top to "View by:" and choose "Large Icons" or "Small Icons" instead of "Category".
  2. Click on "Windows Update".

8 Click on "Check for updates".

If you don't get any error then your problem is solved, but if you still get the Windows 8 or 8.1 Update error 0824402f, 80244016, c80003fa or any other error then follow the next steps.

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Odd Solution

The next solution is a little bit odd and it's about changing the Windows Update settings on your pc, but it might help you to solve your Windows Update error 0824402f, 80244016, c80003fa or any other error. I found this solution on another website and it helped other people to solve their problem.

1 Open "Control Panel".

Right-click on the Windows start menu and choose "Control Panel".

Windows 8 & 8.1 Start Menu

2 Open "Windows Update".

  1. Click on "System and Security".
  2. Click on "Windows Update".

or..

  1. Go at the right-top to "View by:" and choose "Large Icons" or "Small Icons" instead of "Category".
  2. Click on "Windows Update".

3 Click on "Change settings".

4 Change "Install updates automatically" to "Never check for updates".

5 Uncheck "Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates".

6 Uncheck "Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows".

7 Go back to Windows Update and click on "Check for updates".

If you don't get any error then your problem is solved and after updating you need to change the settings back to "Install updates automatically" and check "Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates" and "Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows".

If you still get an error, then change the settings back to "Install updates automatically" and check "Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates" and "Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows", restart your pc and try to update again.

The key is that you just need to mess around with the Windows Update settings and manually force an update to fix this problem.

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