Windows Update error 80242016:-
Like other windows update error it also occurs during the windows updating to download some new file and features of Windows. There are so many types of windows error and also have a different cause of each. Error code 80242016 is also one of them but the reason behind this error is connection interruption between systems and Windows update services. Connection plays the main role to update windows; if it is unsupported or very slow then we will get windows update error 80242016. If you updating windows and some other programs are also running in your system then it is compulsory for you to stop all running programs before windows update. Windows update error 80242016 is a hexadecimal format which is used by the vendors of Microsoft to guide the user to know the reason of windows updating stop. Since every error code has specific reason so if the user gets them on the system screen he/she can remove it easily.
Cause of this error:-
Windows update error code occurs in your system if connection interruption between Windows updates services and your system. Since windows update possible if your system is connected with internet so if any disturbance of the connection may be the cause of this error. If the router, cables or modem which are used to establish the internet connection are faulty or some missing then internet will be disturb and becomes the reason of the windows update error 80242016. A part from this some common issues may be the cause of this error such as virus, Trojan or other parasites injected in the system, windows update service is stop, windows registry file is corrupt or damaged.
If you are getting windows update error 80242016 during windows update and it stops downloading files which are included in windows update then it is compulsory for you to fix this error. Unless you remove or fix this error you can’t update windows. Since this error is due to problem of internet connection so to fix this error just stop the windows update and wait for 10 to 15 minutes then try to windows update. Follow the given steps to remove Windows update error 80242016:-
I) If you are using modem for internet connection then check that it has installed successfully.
II) If you are using cable connection then check that there is some missing in cable or not and also check the router.
III) Sometime windows service is stop but the user start the update so make it sure that Windows service is start. If it is stop then just start it. Steps to start Windows update services:-
a) Click on Start button
b) Click on Control Panel
d) Click on Administration Tools
e) Click on Services
f) Search Windows Update from the given list
g) Right click on it and select “Start”.
h) Stop every programs running in your system before windows update.
If you will follow the given instruction then you can get rid from windows update error 80242016. If you are a new windows user and you have not more knowledge of windows then it will be easy for you to use windows repair tool to fix every window errors. You can use Advanced System Repair Tool which has more advantages than other windows repair tool. It is scan 30% fast than other tools and provide a simple and easy interface so that every windows user can use it.