Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Windows 7 Update Error Code 8024D00A

Windows 7 Update Error Code 8024D00A

How to fix Windows 7 Update Error Code 8024D00A


In this tutorial, I will show you how to fix the error Code 8024D00A with windows 7 update. Many people encountered this error recently. The problem always starts after recent upgrade of windows update agent to version 7.6.7600.320 sometime around August, 2014. I've been searching for solution myself. After hours of trying to solve it, I finally found the solution. Note: This tutorial is only for those who has installed windows 7 service pack 1 previously via windows update. Read carefully before proceed.

Step 1
Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware . Scan for malware. Just in case.

Step 2
You need to uninstall windows 7 sp1. Go to control panel,
  • and then go to Programs and Features.
  • Go to View installed updates tab.
  • Search for '976932' or 'KB976932'

win7 installed update search


The problem was windows did not recognize that you had SP1 installed. You should be able to access Windows Update again after uninstalling service pack 1 .

Problem with installing service pack 1
When trying to install service pack 1, you may encounter two of the following error codes:

0x80004005 - E_FAIL Unspecified error

This errors can occur if the numerous of installed network filter drivers exceeds the specified limit. By default, Windows 7 has a limit of 8 and a maximum allowable limit of 14.

To fix this problem automatically, download Microsoft fix it application

Learn how to install Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
If you want to learn how to install windows 7 manually, have a look at this : how to install Windows 7 service pack 1 . To download service pack, Microsoft service pack center 

Service pack 1 just won't install
If every method you try has fail, possibly your registry key has been corrupted by malware. The final solution is just to make a clean install of windows or repair install to fix Windows 7 . On the other hand, I just don't understand why would Microsoft upgrade windows update agent just to mess the whole windows update thing. It's extremely annoying.

Corrupted update and damaged system files.
The trouble always starts after recent upgrade of windows update agent to version 7.6.7600.320 sometime around August, 2014. Microsoft releases a tool which verify the system for these errors and tries to fix them. The System Update Readiness Tool can resolve errors that might stop Windows updates and service packs from installing. For instance, an update might not install if a corrupted system file couldn't  recognize the version of Windows that's running on your pc. The common error codes are: 0x800B0100, 0x80070490, 0x800B0101, 0x80070002, 0x80092003, 0x80070246, 0x80070057, 0x800705B9, 0x80073712, 0x8007370A, 0x8007370B, 0x8007371B, 0x800736CC,  0x8007000D, 0x8007370D, 0x800F081F . If your computer is having problems installing an update or a service pack, download and install the 'System Update Readiness Tool', which runs automatically. Then, try installing the update or service pack again. Download from What is the System Update Readiness Tool? and follow the instructions.

Other errors cause by malware infection.
Other errors can occur cause by malware infection on your computer. To ensure the stability of your computer, windows won't the install the update. There are many anti-malware program such as Malwarebytes Anti-Malware .

There are many other factors that can cause errors to windows update. This article is mainly focus on Code 8024D00A .

Useful link :-
Fix Microsoft Windows Update Issues

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