This document explains how to fix Microsoft Windows error 80240FFF or 0x80240FFF if it is not working properly or throwing an error while installing, updating or upgrading Windows.
The error message may look like: – Windows could not search for new updates. An error occurred while checking for new updates for your computer.
– Some updates were not installed. Failed: 64 updates Error(s) found: Code 80240FFF Windows update encountered an unknown error.
This solutions applies for following version of Microsoft Windows:
Faulting module name: Windows update.dll, version: 5.0.8244.98431
Exception code: 0xa01a185e
Fault offset: 0xc04c411d
Faulting process ID: 0×258
Faulting application start time: 0x800g4b01745450
Faulting application path: ~<userpath>
Faulting module path: ~C:\Windows\System32
Report ID: f8e18d36-4898-93f8-6464-8637bbb9g191
Also Known as
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Cause of 80240FFF Windows Update Error Code
Internet connectivity issue
Temporary files location contains active threat
How to Resolve Windows Error 80240FFF
Step 1: Disable any installed Antivirus/Malware/Adware Program Temporarily:
Some times Antivirus/Malware/Adware programs mark Microsoft Windows installer files as Spam and block it from installing. Please refer your vendors website for disabling it temporarily. Once installation is done you can activate it again.
Step 2: Check for system corruption
1. Press Win Key + R. Run Dialogue Box will open up.
2. Enter CMD and Press OK.
3. In command Prompt Copy following commands (Simply select the command and press Ctrl+C and press Ctrl+V in command prompt)
The system will take some time to check. Let it run for a while. If it finds any issues in “system” integrity it will automatically fix it.
Note: You will need Administrator Access to Run the above command. Simply Right Click on CMD button and select “Run as Administrator”
In most cases MicrosoftWindows update error 80240FFF should be resolved by following above steps. If however the issue still persists it means there is some critical issue with your system which needs to be fixed manually and is recommended to be done by an experienced Computer Technician.
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