When I run Windows Update I keep getting the message"Windows could not search for new updates," Error Code 80240439. I have run "Detect update problems" and it tells me it has found a problem and fixed it bu the problem still persists.
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Note: You need to follow
Step 3 from the article mentioned above to get the computer back to Normal Startup after performing all the steps.
Method 2: Temporarily Disable the Third Party Security Program.
If you have a third party security program, then I would suggest you to contact the technical support of the Security program and temporarily disable the software.
Note: Antivirus software can help protect the computer against viruses and other security threats. In most cases, you should not disable the antivirus software. If you do have
to temporarily disable it to install other software, you should re-enable it as soon as you're done. If you are connected to the Internet or a network during the time the antivirus software is disabled, your computer is vulnerable to attacks.
Method 3: Troubleshoot problems with installing updates: