Windows update error 0x8024a000 or 8024a000 occurs when the user tries to update Windows from Microsoft site to use the latest and new features and technologies. It might be a connection interruption between the Windows update website and your system. Since we know that the internet is most important and required service to update Windows so it is just that the internet should support better with speed. Check for the modem, router, cable etc. to be sure that these components are working well. Go to Microsoft website and get help online but it is possible when the internet is working well so follow some manual steps which are given on this web page.
Cause of this error:
i) Missing internet connection
ii) Faulty cable, router or modem
iii) System setting is missing
iv) Internet connection required component is missing
v) The system is infected with malicious programs
vi) Windows update services are missing Symptom of this error:
As user try to update Windows and its components such as system driver then it stopped with the error code 0x8024a000. Sometime you may also receive the error message that some file could not be updated.
Manual steps to fix Windows update error 0x8024a000:
Since you are receiving the error 0x8024a000 or 8024a000 occurs due to missing internet connection then you have to troubleshoot the connection. Open the Network troubleshooter by swapping in the form of the right of the system screen, tap on Search then Identify and repair network problems. Use Windows update troubleshooter because it will fix the problem automatically. If the error occurs again then you need to check the cable, router, modem that they are working well or not. Restart the router and try again. Scan the full system and be sure that the system is protected or not if not then delete the detected programs (virus, Trojan, worms etc.).
Repair and restore the system because if the system setting is the issue of this error then it can be solved. You can also get the help of a third-party tool named Advanced System Repair Tool because it can repair system files and delete malicious programs. This tool is simple to use and partner of Microsoft so you can try at once.