Windows 7 Updates wont Install Error Code 8024400A

  1. Go to Start
  2. In the Run box type services.exe and hit enter
  3. Find the ‘Windows Update‘ (leave the Services windows open) at the bottom of the list
  4. Right click it and select stop  (leave the Services windows open)
  5. Browse to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution  in My Computer/Windows Explorer and Delete its contents
  6. Return to the services window
  7. Find the ‘Windows Update‘ service at the bottom of the list, right click it and select start
  8. Go to: Start, Windows Updates, and check for updates.
  9. If updates appear, issue is resolved. 


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