Error code 8024402F is basically a Windows update error. This is not a common issue. Most of the times, users encounter this error code while they try to install or run Windows update manually. At times, you might encounter this error code on your device if there is a lack of communication between your computer and the Windows update center. Well, you can easily get rid of this trouble. What you need is to follow a proper strategy. That’s why we are here for you.
Go through the passage details as here we are going to discuss some troubleshooting techniques which you can apply to fix this issue. Read on.
Several factors are responsible for the occurrence of the error code 8024402F on your system. Here, for your help, we have highlighted some of them. Check them out.
Now, have a look at the troubleshooting techniques listed below to get your queries resolved.
No matter whatever be the cause for the occurrence of the code 8024402F on your PC, there are always some easy and effective solutions which you can implement to fix this issue.
This is the first method that you should try to solve this issue. To apply this method on your system, you should go through the steps which are given below.
Most of the cases, this method will work. However, if you fail to resolve this issue, then there is another alternative at your rescue.
At first, press the Windows + R keys together on your keyboard to open the Run dialogue box. Next, you should type ‘services.msc’ within the search field and press the OK button. Now, you should locate the following service and check whether they are running or not Windows Update Services, MSI Installer, BITS, and Cryptographic.
Then, you have to right-click on any of the services and then click on that to start it. Again, restart your system and if the error code 8024402F still persists, then proceed to the next method.
If you have already applied the above two methods and none of them work for you, then we suggest you check the Time Settings of your device. Well, this is not a challenging task and you can easily apply this method on your own, here are the steps that you should follow.
Then, reboot your machine and if you are still dealing with this issue, then proceed to the next method.
Occasionally, a corrupt file can lead to the error code 8024402F. If this is the reason, then you should uninstall the recently installed updates and then reinstall them. This is a very simple method and you can easily apply this method on your computer with the help of the undermentioned steps.
At first, you should press the Windows + I keys on your keyboard to open the Settings app.
Once the Settings app is opened, you can see a lot of options present there. From there, scroll down below and click on the Update & Security section. Next, you should select the View installed update history option.
Next, a full list of recent updates will appear on the screen, then you have to navigate to the Uninstall Update option.
Now, you can able to see the list of installed updates. After that, you need to double click on an update and then remove it.
Once you have successfully done with the removing procedure, then reboot your computer. After that, the Windows will automatically download those update in the background and then install them. Once, the updates are reinstalled, then the issue should be resolved automatically.
[Note:– One thing you should keep in mind that certain updates can lead to some serious damages. So, to avoid further damages, it is important for you, that should find the problematic update and then remove it.]
You are still dealing with the error code 8024402F, then here is another alternative at your rescue. Some users reported that they dealt with this issue by disabling the antivirus. In that case, we suggest you to disable the third-party security software from your device.
Unfortunately, if it does not work for you, then you need to remove the Antivirus completely. So, do it and download and install the antivirus software again when you completely troubleshoot this issue. Then, check whether the issue is still there or not. If yes, then don’t be panic, move to the next method.
The firewall is an inbuilt feature which prevents the unauthorized application from accessing the internet. However, sometimes the firewall can prevent the Windows update from installing and lead to this error code.
In such cases, you need to disable the firewall. For that, at first, you have to open the Control Panel and then click on the System and Security option. After that, a new page will appear on the screen, from there you should select the Windows Firewall option.
Once, the Windows Firewall screen is opened, select the Turn Windows Firewall on or off option. It will lead you to a new page, from there you should mark the dialog box which is located beside the ‘Turn off Windows Firewall’ option. Then, click Ok to save the changes.
Once the Windows Firewall is disabled, reboot your device and try to turn on your device without this error code. If the error code still makes trouble for you, then move to the next method.
Sometimes, after disabling the Proxy Settings, you can fix this issue on your own. For that, take a look below.
Firstly, you need to press the Windows + R keys simultaneously on your keyboard and hit the Enter button.
Now, the Run box will open. Then, type ‘cmd’ in the given field and hit the Enter key. After that, a new page will appear on the screen. From there click on the ‘netsh winhttp import proxy source = ie’ option and click on the Enter button.
Next, launch the Internet Explorer and before opening it, you should click on the Tools option.
Then, go to the Connection tab and choose the LAN Settings option. After that, unmark the dialog box which is located beside the ‘Use a proxy server for your LAN’ option. Then, exit from the page and reboot your device and now the issue will not irritate you anymore.
Are you still dealing with the error code 8024402F? Well, do not worry, here is another alternative for you. As we said earlier if you have a weak internet connection, then also you might see this error code on your device. In those cases, we advised you to switch to a different network.
Sometimes, with the help of the System Restore you can troubleshoot this issue. To do so, at first, you should press the Windows + Q keys together on your keyboard. Then, click on the Settings option. After that, a new page will open and from there you should tap on the Recovery option.
Then, a new window will open and you should click on the System Restore option. Next, you have to select an earlier date when your machine works without any issue. After that, the restoring process will start. You should wait sometimes until the completion of the process. Then, reboot your machine and now the issue will not irritate you anymore.
That’s it, we believe the above methods are enough to bring sufficient result for you. However, if you think that you have the in-depth technical knowledge and unable to fix the error code 8024402F on your own, then rely on a technical expert and follow their guidance.