0x8024402f error .... How to fix it in windows 10????

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this is the problem showing while windows update

Hello Sourandeep,

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With the issue description, I understand that you are getting “0x8024402f error” while installing Windows Updates in Windows 10 computer. I will certainly help you in getting this fixed.

This issue may arise when there are issues with the Windows update components. Try the following methods to fix the issue.

Method 1: Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter

Try to run the Windows update troubleshooter, it will detect and resolve the most common issues with the Windows updates. To do so, follow the steps below:

  1. Press “Windows + X”, open Control Panel
  2. In view all control panel items, open Troubleshooting
  3. Click on view all in the left pane
  4. Run Windows Update troubleshooter

Try method 2, if the issue persist

Method 2: Clean Boot

A clean boot is performed to start Windows by using a minimal set of drivers and startup programs. This helps eliminate software conflicts that occur when you install a program or an update or when you run a program in Windows. To know more, follow the article below:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135

The same steps can be followed for Windows 10 operating system.

Note: After troubleshooting, refer to this section ‘How to reset the computer to start normally after clean boot troubleshooting’.

Try method 3, if the issue persist

Method 3: Reset Windows Update components

If the issue is with the Windows update components, this method will resolve the issue by repairing all the components associated with it. Click on the link below and follow the article on the same.

Manually reset Windows Updates components

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/971058

This article is good for Windows 10 operating system.

To do so: Important this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

Hope this information is helpful. Please write back to us if you need any further assistance, we'll be glad to assist you.

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Regards

Neha

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Good morning. I've tried everything up to Method 2: Clean Boot. The link you've indicated here does not show or say how to do a clean boot in windows 10 so I'm stuck. I've gone through all the above steps and other fixers I found on the web and I'm still getting the “0x8024402f error”. 

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Running the Windows Update Troubleshooter resolved the 0x8024402f problem on one of my laptops running Windows 10 Home.

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