How to Fix Windows Update Error Code 8024A000

If you see a Windows Update Error Code 8024A000 when trying to run Windows Update. When you run Windows Update, you may notice the following message: Error(s) found: Code 8024A000 Windows Update ran into a problem. Before you begin, create a system restore point first. In this post, we will show the various methods involved to resolve this error code 8024A000 completely.

Solutions to Fix Windows Update Error Code 8024A000

Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter

  1. Firstly, click Start and open the Settings app
  2. After that, select Troubleshoot on the System tab in Settings
  3. Then click Other-troubleshooters to view Windows 11’s troubleshooting tools
    Error Code 8024A000
  4. Finally, click the Run option for the Windows Update troubleshooter
    Error Code 8024A000

Restart the Windows Update Services

To restart the Windows Update Services,

  1. Firstly, open an elevated command prompt and Run as Administrator
  2. After that, type the following commands, and press enter after each one
net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc
    • Windows Update Services
  1. This will stop the Windows Update services. To start these services again, type the following command and hit enter after each one
net start wuauserv
net start bits
net start cryptsv
Windows Update Services

Perform SFC and DISM Scans

To perform the SFC Scan,

  1. Firstly, open the Command Prompt and Run as Administrator
  2. After that, type the following command and press enter

SFC scan

To run the DISM scan,

  1. Firstly, open the Command Prompt and Run as Administrator 
  2. After that, type the following commands and press enter after every command line
    • DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth
    • DISM/Online/Cleanup-Image/RestoreHealth 


Troubleshoot in Clean Boot State to fix Error Code 8024A000

  1. Firstly, open the Run dialog box and type MSConfig and hit enter
  2. If UAC prompts, simply click on the Yes button
  3. Next, go to the Services tab and mark next to the Hide all Microsoft services checkbox
  4. After that, click Disable all > Apply > OK
    System configuration

At last, follow the above-explained methods and restart your system services will ideally resume your updates to work. If you still need help fixing this Windows Update Error Code, we suggest you chat with our experts. I am sure they will help you resolve this issue completely. You can also visit our website for more details and information.

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