windows 8 update error 8024800a

I tried several times to update windows 8, but get the following error, 8024800a, windows update ran into a problem
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Carl,

Click Start

Type: cmd

Right click on cmd in start menu and select 'Run as Administrator'

Type: net stop wuauserv

Hit Enter

Type: ren c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old

Hit Enter

Type: net start wuauserv

Hit Enter

Type: exit

Hit Enter


Attempt to download updates

`~`

 

 

 

The current time and date right now in Austria is

3:46 PM
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Central European Time (CET) +0100 UTC

 

UTC/GMT is 14:46 on Saturday, March 16, 2013

            

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Mostly Cloudy35°F / 2°C

 

 

 

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