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Windows Error code 80240016

Windows won't let me install updates. Error code 80240016


Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Troubleshooting\System and Security


Method 1: Run the update troubleshooter

a.       Hover the mouse to the top right-hand corner and click on search
b.      Type control panel and hit enter
c.       If the icons are not displayed in large size, click on the category which is above the list and select large icons
d.      Now click on troubleshooting
e.      Now, under system and security, click fix problems with Windows update and proceed further.
 



Method 2: Restart the update service

a.       Hover the mouse to the top right-hand corner and click on search
b.      Type cmd and right-click on command prompt and run as administrator
c.        Type the following commands. Press ENTER after each command:
net stop wuauserv
net start wuauserv
d.        Close the Command prompt window.

Or
Download Windows Update Troubleshooter for Windows 7 and Windows 8

Try to install updates again.

I hope this helps. If the issue persists, post back and I will be glad to help you.

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