Getting error code 8024000C when trying to install Windows Updates.

I checked for updates on my computer and found that I had 1 update available, but when I tried to installed it, I got a message saying Windows was currently trying to install other updates and to try again in a few minutes. I clicked "get info" and found a link that said "get help with error code 8024000C." I've looked aroundsupports sites for a while now, but I can't find anything specifically related to this error code. I found a site that says to delete something called "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE," but I'd like to see if there are more options before deleting something potentially important.

My mail and calendar apps aren't opening properly, and I want to see if it's related to the update I need to install. 


........ you can try using the Windows Update troubleshooter to automatically fix some common problems with Windows Update.


Windows corruption errors prevent Windows updates and service packs from installing

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Last updated June 20, 2021 Views 31,093 Applies to: