Window Update Error Code 8024402c

Solving error code 8024402c for Windows Update: So far, persistently I’ve found this strange error in Windows Update center stating that “Windows couldn’t rummage around for new updates”.

Window Update Error Code 8024402c

The reason is your computer is designed to access a WSUS Server that, for a few reasons, isn’t accessible.

Procedure For Get Rid Of Error Code 8024402c:

First question is: what’s WSUS (Windows Server Update Services)?

WSUS or Windows Server Update Services may be a free patch management tool out there to Windows Server directors permitting them to authorize, publish and distribute updates at intervals a network (most of the days within a domain).

Anyway, second (and most important) question is: however I will solve that error? It’s quite straightforward, following that procedure:

Open written account editor (Start menu –> Run –> regedit)

Find the subsequent path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU

Chage the worth of the UseWUServer from one to zero (double click on that, modification the worth and click on OK)

Restart Windows Update service (Start menu –> Run –> services.msc, realize the Windows Update service and click on on Restart)

That’s all. currently you’ll be able to transfer updates once more.

EDIT 28/08/2013: On Windows eight I’ve conjointly experienced a unique resolution. From prompt (as admin) kind “netsh winhttp reset proxy” and so re-check for updates.

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