Guide to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80240002

Windows update error 0x80240002 is not a very critical error issue that comes to your computer, but it may harm the important data saved in your computer. The update error 0x80240002 in Windows comes to your computer while trying to update the installed application of the computer. Actually the updating of the Windows is takes place with the help of the Automatic Windows update service. When you start the updating process, the updation gets stuck and you get the error. So, it is very important to fix the issue as soon as possible. You can go through some manual or automatic methods of troubleshooting to fix the issue. For automatic method, you will be required to have Advanced System Repair Tool.

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Symptoms of Windows update error 0x80240002: Some of the common symptoms that you may see are unable to continue the Windows updating process, opening of some files or apps without your permission, automatic shutdown, starting problem, repetitive restarting, system sticking, screen freezing, blue screen of death error occurring, incurring of the error messages on the computer screen, etc.

Causes of the update error 0x80240002 in Windows: Main reasons behind the occurring of the error issue in the computer are incomplete installation of the Windows, virus infection, internet disconnection, misconfigured Windows system files, incorrect registry entries, corruption in the applications installed, damaged device drivers, hard drive failure, etc.

Manual method to fix the issue: You should use some manual steps to get rid of the Windows update error 0x80240002. The manual steps will troubleshoot the issue properly if applied. But one thing you should also keep in your mind that the manual method is not very easy to use as you should have a deep technical knowledge to fix the problem manually.


  1. Restart the computer first.
  2. Uninstall the recently installed applications and software.
  3. Replace the corrupt and incompatible software or hardware.
  4. Run a strong antivirus to fix the virus issue.
  5. Repair the registry with registry cleaner.
  6. Check the Misconfigured system files and repair them.
  7. You can also reinstall the Windows OS on your computer to fix the issue.

With the help of the above manual method, you can properly fix the Windows update error 0x80240002. But keep in your mind that the manual method should be applied if you have technical knowledge. Otherwise, I recommend fixing the issue automatically using a third party Advanced System Repair Tool in the computer.

{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 is a very dynamic tool that can fix the entire problem automatically in the computer. It will remove virus and malware or other infectious files completely and also repair the errors automatically. The tool will enhance the performance of the computer incredibly.

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