Error Code 0x8024001e

I am still having problem downloading updates on my computer. I just received this error code 0x8024001e, anybody with a clue on how to solve it. Many thanks

Hi Victor,

Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

I understand you are unable to install updates and you get a error code "0x8024001e".

This might be caused due to following reasons:

  • Update broken.
  • Virus or malware infection.

Please follow the steps below and check if it helps:

  1. Restart  the computer.
  2. Open command prompt with administrator privilege
  3. Windows Key + X and turn on the command line (Admin)
  4. Type in the command line:
    net stop wuauserv
    rename c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old
    net start wuauserv
  5. Now restart the computer and try to install updates and check if it helps.

Hope this helps in resolving the issue. If issue persists, do get back to us. We will be happy to assist you.

Thank you.

Rakesh C N

Microsoft Community.

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Last updated May 12, 2021 Views 11,429 Applies to: