Windows Update Error 8024402C occurs when you try to update Windows to use the latest and new features of Windows. Sometimes during updating Windows some services or program such as antivirus, firewall, antispyware, web accelerators, internet security etc. are running in the background of the system and due to this issue Windows Update stops with the error code 8024402C. You must turn off such type of running programs while updating Windows. It might be that the Windows Update Services is not started and you are trying to access or download new updates so you must be sure that the services are started and the system you are using is protected because malicious programs are also responsible for such type of error messages or error codes. Malicious programs are software programs which are used by hackers or cyber criminals to damage users system or hack personal data. If you receive some updates using WSUS (Windows Server update Services) then a network try to manage updates but if due to issues it stopped with the error message that Some updates can’t be downloaded successfully, error code 8024402c.
Cause of Windows update error 8024402c:-
If you have read the above given paragraph then you can know the cause of Windows Update Error 8024402C. Background running services or program, malicious program, recently installed software or hardware are issues of Windows update error 8024402c.
How to fix Windows Update Error 8024402C:-
If you want to fix Windows Update Error 8024402C then you have to be sure that the system is protected and there are no malicious programs injected in the system. You should also do that be sure that you have closed all running services and there are no program or services running in the background of the system. Go to the Start, Control Panel, and Windows Update then right click to be sure that Windows Update Services is started. Repair the system with Windows DVD because if the system files are corrupted or gets damage then it may be problematic so insert the Windows DVD and restart the system. Press f8 before starting Windows then choose System Repair from Advance option. Go to the network setting and be sure that it is not missing and working well. If you have done the suggested manual steps but still getting the error message then you should also try to use third party tool because it may be third party tool repair and solve your problem. Download and install Advanced System Repair Tool in your system and run to complete the repair process.