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    How to get rid of Windows 8 Error code:8024800A which occurs during windows update?

    It always notifies me about the available update. When i press the update button,it shows that it is looking for an update but just after few minutes,flashes a message with error code:8024800A. When i run the troubleshooter,it says that the problem has been fixed but the same issue occurs again and again.Is there any fix for the same?

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    Re: How to get rid of Windows 8 Error code:8024800A which occurs during windows update?

    To fix this issue,Press "Windows key+X" on your desktop and choose "Command Prompt(Admin)". It will open the command prompt window. Just use the below given commands:
    net stop wuauserv
    net stop cryptSvc
    net stop bits
    net stop msiserver
    ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
    ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old
    net start wuauserv
    net start cryptSvc
    net start bits
    net start msiserver
    pause
    Just wait for the process to get completed. It may take few minutes.Once done,close the command prompt. Now go to the windows update and try to installe the available updates again.You would be able to install updates without any issue.

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    Re: How to get rid of Windows 8 Error code:8024800A which occurs during windows update?

    To get rid of this error fallow these steps
    click start
    type cmd right click on cmd in start menu
    select' Run as Administrator'
    then type net stop wuauserv press enter
    typr ren c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old
    press enter
    then type net start wuauserv press enter
    now type exit
    now download the updates.
    Hit Enter

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