Solving Error Code 0x8024402c For Windows Update

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Hello, I don’t have much knowledge about software. So, help me to solve it. While updating Windows 8.1, my laptop was showing some error. Kindly instruct me to cure this problem.

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Solving Error Code 0x8024402c For Windows Update


Sometimes these errors occur while updating the windows. There is nothing to worry about it. The Windows error 0x8024402c may occur due to:

  • Bad Internet connection
  • Connection problem among your Windows and PC Update Servers
  • Programs that might do this like firewall, antispyware, proxy servers etc.

If above listed program running, turn them off while downloading and installing updates and turn them on after updating.

Use this method also:


  • To open the search press Windows logo +Q.
  • Open settings and then type “Action center”, press enter.
  • Click chevron next to security.
  • Turn off the Anti-Virus installed in your laptop.

NOTE: Turn on the Anti-Virus after upgradation and installation as it protects your system from viruses and other threats.

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Solving Error Code 0x8024402c For Windows Update


When updating Microsoft Windows using Windows Update, you may get error code “0x8024402C” or “0x8024502D”. This error happens because there is an incorrect character in the proxy override settings. To fix the problem, click “Start,” “Control Panel,” “Network and Internet Connections,” then “Internet Options.” Select “Connections” tab then click “LAN settings” at the bottom.

LAN settings

On the next screen, under “Proxy server” section, click “Advanced”.

Proxy server settings advanced

In “Proxy Settings” screen, delete any entry in the “Exceptions” section then click “OK” all throughout.

Proxy settings exceptions

After this, click “Start,” “All Programs,” “Accessories”, and then “Command Prompt.” In the command prompt window, enter the following commands one after the other then hit Enter after every command:

  • proxycfg -d
  • net stop wuauserv
  • net start wuauserv

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