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How to Fix Windows Update Error Code 8024400e

Microsoft Windows Update error code 8024400e occurs while installing, opening (starting), updating, closing, downloading or performing any action such as- copying, pasting, sending, receiving etc.

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Solutions For How To Fix Error Code 8024400e:

This indicates an error with the Internet or the local machine. Problems with the Internet may be due to intermittent connectivity, low speed, modem or router configuration, ISP (Internet service provider) restrictions, local machine configuration problems, etc. Local machine errors occur when the computer has applications, Windows, drivers, etc. updated and even if the computer is not adjusted to its performance, causing corrupt files, directories, logs, and other data that affect the hard drive.

Steps to Resolve the Office Windows Update Error Code 8024400e:

A. Temporary Cleaning Folder:

  1. Hold down the Windows key and the letter “R” together.
  2. When the Run window appears, enter the “temp” command, without quotes, and press the Enter key.
  3. Now, you will have the Explorer Window with the temporary system files folder open.
  4. Click on any file or folder in the window and then hold down the “CTRL” key and the “A” alphabet at the same time.
  5. Now, right-click on the highlighted files.
  6. While holding down the “Shift” key, select the “Delete” option from the menu.
  7. If a pop-up window offers to click “Yes” or “Allow” or “Continue,” select the checkbox in the lower-left corner of the pop-up window and then click on the visible button mentioned.
  8. Repeat step 7. If the pop-ups continue more than a few times, select the option in the lower-left corner of the pop-up window and click “Skip” and repeat the same.
  9. Once the deletion is complete, you can close the Temp folder window and continue with the next step.

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B. Cleaning the% temp% folder

The steps to clean the temporary user files is to follow the same steps to delete the temporary folder as indicated above, where the “temp” command is replaced with “% temp%”, without quotes.

C. Clean System Files

  1. Click on the Windows key and follow the ‘R’ key to open the Run command (Pop-up on below right side) window.
  2. Now, enter the “cleanmgr” command, without quotes.
  3. Then, select the hard drive partition from the drop-down menu in the pop-up window and click on the “OK” button.
  4. Once the junk data search is complete, select the items in the list, except the Recycle Bin.
  5. Click on the “Accept” button and wait for the operation to complete.

D. Delete Junk Files From Internet Explorer

  1. Hold down the Windows key and the letter “R” together.
  2. In the Run window, enter the command “inetcpl.cpl” and then press the Enter key.
  3. Then now, click on the “Advanced” menu tab in the Internet Options window.
  4. Then, click on the reset button.
  5. Now, select the option to remove personal settings in the pop-up window.

Just wait for the reset process to complete and then follow and continue to the next step.

Now, you can check if the Windows error code Windows Update Error 8024400e is fixed.

If for any change, the Windows Update Error 8024400e error code is not corrected, then the problem is critical and data loss may occur. Even one single corrupted file or component can affect hardware and software.

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