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Windows 7: Windows Update error

24 Jan 2013   #1
shay111

windows 7 ultimate N X86 based PC
 
 
Windows Update error

Hi,

Ive followed the instructions posted here:
Windows Update Posting Instructions
The error code i get is: 8024402f (screenshot attached).

Thank you,

Shay

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24 Jan 2013   #2
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

There are no problems showing in either log.

Please run the Fixit in this article, and post back with the results.
Windows Update error 80244016, 8024402f, or c80003fa
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27 Jan 2013   #3
shay111

windows 7 ultimate N X86 based PC
 
 
Hi - I did,

here it is
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27 Jan 2013   #4
shay111

windows 7 ultimate N X86 based PC
 
 

I get the same error code:8024402F
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27 Jan 2013   #5
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

Did you reboot after running the fixit and before attempting the updates?
Exactly which updates are failing?
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28 Jan 2013   #6
shay111

windows 7 ultimate N X86 based PC
 
 

Yes i did, and its windows Update

Iv'e attached a screen shot.

Thank you,

Shay
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28 Jan 2013   #7
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

That only tells me that something is failing - please look in the Update History and list ALL the updates which are failing, currently.
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28 Jan 2013   #8
shay111

windows 7 ultimate N X86 based PC
 
 

Hi,

There are no updates in the history.

Shay
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29 Jan 2013   #9
NoelDP

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 7 x64 Home Premium (and x86 VirtualBox VM)/Win10
 
 

The lack of an update history is usually caused by having cleared the SoftwareDistribution folder - it should have been rebuilt by the system on the reboot and partially-populated by the next attempt to install updates.
Please reboot, and do another manual Check for Updates., - what updates are listed?
Attempt to install them - what happens, and do they appear in the history either as failed or successful?
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