How to fix Windows update error 0x80242002

Windows operating system gives you very unique features in its various OS version like XP, Vista, windows 7 and windows 8. You can do so many things by using these features. One of the best features is automatic windows update service provided by Microsoft. Microsoft gives you some new updates at a definite interval of time. These updates are very useful for you to update your Windows. New updates are listed in the windows update list. Sometimes when you go to check the list or install the programs your system prompts an error like windows update error 0x80242002. windows error code 0x80242002 prompts frequently whenever you try to open the update list.

Symptoms –

You can easily understand that there is some critical problem in updating windows when you go to check the update list. You will get windows error code 0x80242002 frequently after opening the windows update service. Beside this you can also face sudden system shutdown, screen freezing, data connection problem, unexpectedly system restart issue, etc.

Causes –

So many causes are responsible for the windows error code 0x80242002. Miscommunication between the automatic windows update service and the system is one of the main causes for windows update error 0x80242002. Apart from this reason, you can see so many causes for this error like improper registry entries, incomplete windows installation, incomplete application installation, improper maintenance of the system, outdated software or hardware installed in the system, incompatible programs, hardware failure due to sudden power cut, etc.

Solution –

Here is a manual method given that will resolve the issue of windows error code 0x80242002:

  1. Close all the open application and go to start button then command prompt.
  2. Now right click on command prompt and click on run as administrator.
  3. In the command prompt windows type net stop wuauserv and press enter.
  4. In the command prompt windows again you type net start wuauserv and press enter.
  5. Now in the command prompt type exit and press enter.
  6. Restart your computer and try to update your windows now.

You will be able to update your Windows very easily now but if you are still facing prompting of windows update error 0x80242002 then you should use the most recommended tool “Advanced System Repair” to avoid Windows error code 0x80242002.

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“Advanced System Repair” tool will fix the problem automatically and you will be able to update your windows efficiently. This tool is also used to remove malwares, virus, spam, etc. “Advanced System Repair” tool is one of the best tools that are used to resolve the issue of incorrect registry entry and update errors. This tool will also enhance the performance of the PC and decrease system start up time.

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