If you encounter the error code 8024402f on your computer, it means that there was an interruption to the network connection when the Windows update error 8024402F was attempted. Follow these troubleshooting guidelines to clear the error code.

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    • Download the Windows Update Troubleshooter application for your Windows version and install it.

    • Open your PC’s Control Panel application.

    • Search for ‘troubleshooting’ in the Control Panel text search field and click the troubleshooting link.

    • Click the Troubleshooting link above Troubleshooting History. Click View All.

    • If there are no issues detected by the troubleshooter, proceed to the next step.

    • Open the Run application on your Windows computer.

    • Enter the word ‘services.msc’ in its text field and click OK.

    • Click the ‘Services’ option located under ‘Services and Applications’ on the left pane.

    • The list of services is displayed on the right side.

    • Locate Windows Update Error 8024402F in the Services list, right-click it, and select Properties.

    • Click the ‘Start’ button located at the bottom of the Windows Update Properties window.

    • Return to the Troubleshooter window that contains the list of Windows applications.



  • Double-click the Network Adapter option and click Next.

  • Check whether the network adapter troubleshooter resolves the issue after following its prompts.

  • If the error code is not cleared, proceed to the next step.

  • Go back to the Control Panel and select System & Security.

  • Choose Update and then click Change settings to avoid the windows update error 8024402F.

  • Ensure that the two options, namely, the ‘Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates’ and ‘Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows’ are not selected.

  • Now, click the ‘Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates’ checkbox.

  • Turn off the firewall option temporarily from any application that you are using.

  • Open the Run application again.

  • Enter the word ‘msconfig’ in the text field and click OK.

  • Ensure that the ‘Selective startup’ radio button is selected under the General tab.

  • Go to the Services tab. Click the ‘Hide all Microsoft services’ checkbox and click ‘Disable all.’ Click OK.

  • Restart the computer, disable third-party antivirus applications and then try performing the Windows update.

  • If the Windows update error 8024402f persists, contact our tech support team for assistance.