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Windows 7: Unable to download updates 8024402C

15 Jun 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Woodford View Post
Just seen this thread How do I reset Windows Update components?

Not sure if that is worth doing in relation to Windows 7? I will dig around further...
The software in the link below is a batch file to perform all those tasks automatically. It's an easier way to fix Windows updates.

Don't forget to check time Time/Date settings on your machines because that will also keep Windows updates from working.
Repair & Fix Windows Updates with Fix WU Utility | The Windows Club

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2010   #12

Windows 7

Hi just tried the magic button and it appeared to take longer to try and download but eventually it came up with the same message: -

"WindowsUpdate_8024402C" "WindowsUpdate_dt000"

Thank you for letting me know about the utility and I guess Vista and Windows 7 are out of same stable so the other link I posted from MS will be worth a try as well.

Ohh how I love PC's.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jun 2010   #13

Windows 7

OK so I ran the MS supported link fix Vista and it worked in the default mode. I have now been able to download the latest driver for my Network card and I hope that does not break it. On the instructions for the MS link I had to re-boot where the instructions for the link above did not ask for a re-boot so I can not say which one truly fixed the issue. I hope at some point in the future these messages might help others avoid several days of wasted effort.

IMO try the How do I reset Windows Update components? this 1st.

Will now try and see if I can log onto works machine...

BTW Norton 2010 is still installed and I did not have to turn off the firewall.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

16 Jun 2010   #14

Windows 7

OK can now connect to works Machine so it seems it was a common problem. Remote Desktop Connection was not working until I ran the fix.

Time for a coffee...

Thank you for anyone helping and may your google fu be strong for anyone who has a similar problem and finds this thread in the future......
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