[Resolved] Windows update error 0x80240038

Windows update service gives you various programs to update your Windows. You can update your Windows with different compatible software from Windows update service. Windows update service is a facility provided by Microsoft that user can get integrated with it to be up to date. Sometimes this service doesn’t work and you will not be able to save or install any programs on your system through Windows update service. This is very good service at all but many times when you try to open windows update server you get an error message that is Windows update error 0x80240038. Prompting of error code 0x80240038 is common but you should have to resolve this problem as soon as possible.

Symptoms –

Prompting of Windows update error code 0x80240038, screen freezing, opening and disappearance of some unusual files, system takes restart automatically, sudden shutdown, slow booting of the system, unable to open some saved files, etc. are some of the common symptoms for Windows update error code 0x80240038.

Causes –

Causes including miscommunication between the Windows update service and the system, incorrect registry entry, corrupt system file, improper installation of the Windows operating system, improper installation of some software, virus attack, hardware failure, software issue, net disconnection, etc.

Solution –

Here is a manual solution given which will help you to fix Windows update error 0x80240038:

  1. Go to start button and then open Run.
  2. Type Regsvr32 wuapi.dll in command prompt and then click ok.
  3. Now register the following files one by one:

Regsvr32 wuaueng.dll

Regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll

Regsvr32 wucltui.dll

Regsvr32 wups.dll

Regsvr32 wuweb.dll

Regsvr32 jscript.dll

Regsvr32 atl.dll

Now restart your computer and try to open Windows update site and install the required programs now. You are now able to fix Windows update error 0x80240038 but this manual method requires a sound technical knowledge and directly concerned with the registry entry so it would be risky for you. So you can download Advanced System Repair to resolve the Windows update error code 0x80240038.

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In 98% cases it is observed that due to corrupted system files, wrong Windows registry entries and missing or not found dll, exe, vxd, files are the causes of this error. To fix these causes and to remove virus or malware infection you must have to scan Windows with Advanced System Repair tool. Advanced scanning algorithm of this software cleans Windows errors easily.

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