How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80240022

You can update the programs, applications or software installed in your PC with the help of the automatic Windows update service. The automatic Windows update service works in the Windows when the computer is connected with internet properly. But sometimes while updating the Windows, you may get Windows update error 0x80240022 on the screen. The occurring of the error is happened mainly due to the improper communication between the computer and the automatic Windows update service or Microsoft update sites. You may confront with data loss situation or computer crashing due to this error issue. So, it is essential to fix update error 0x80240022 in Windows using some manual or automatic methods. For manual removal of the error, you should install Advanced System Repair Tool in your computer.


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Symptoms: When you get the Windows update error 0x80240022 in the computer, you will also see many symptoms like automatic shutdown, screen freezing, occurring of blue screen of death error, slow performance of the computer, unable to install new apps, the programs or application will not work properly, opening of some files or apps without your permission, starting issue, repetitive restarting, etc.

Causes: There are so many reasons behind the incurring of this error issue. You may get the Windows update error 0x80240022 in your computer due to internet disconnection, miscommunication between the computer and the automatic Windows update service or Microsoft update sites, improper maintenance of the computer, virus infections, conflicts among various applications installed, installation of some incompatible or outdated applications, incorrect registry entries, misconfigured or corrupt Windows system files, etc.

Manual solution: You can fix update error 0x80240022 in Windows if you are getting the error repetitively. The error fixing should be done with the help of the manual methods given below:

  1. First of all you should stop the automatic update service and BITS service in administrative in the Windows.
  2. Remove the C:/Windows/SoftwareDistribution folder or rename the folder.
  3. Now start the automatic update service and BITS service in administrative.
  4. Start the Windows update or Microsoft update again.

You will see that the after applying the above manual procedure, the Windows update error 0x80240022 will be removed from your computer and it will never come again. But if you are still getting the error in your computer repetitively after manual method, then you must download and install Advanced System Repair Tool to fix the issue automatically.


{Compatible with Windows 8, 7, XP, ME, Vista, 98, 2000 (32/64)
File Size: 4.9MB Download Time: <(dsl, 2sec, dialup 2min)>}

Advanced System Repair Tool can fix the entire problem of the Windows without any manual entry. It will scan the whole PC and find out the errors and corruptions without any issue. It can remove virus, malware, junk files, duplicate files and other malicious files and enhance the performance of the computer greatly.


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