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My Windows Update does not work now.

  1. #1


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8 over Windows 7

    My Windows Update does not work now.


    I have no idea what the problem is. It was updating everyday and then just stopped. My internet connection is fine and there are no problems with my router. I turned off my antivirus thinking that may be the problem, but it wasn't. Any ideas?

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Do you have Windows Update to install updates automatically?
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  3. #3


    City of Burj Khalifah
    Posts : 273
    8 Release Preview, 7 Home Premium


    Dave,

    May I ask, is your OS Release Preview or Consumer Preview?
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  4. #4


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8 over Windows 7


    I have the consumer preview evaluation copy 8250
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  5. #5


    City of Burj Khalifah
    Posts : 273
    8 Release Preview, 7 Home Premium


    Dave,

    Please do so.. Use the Release Preview for I am using it now and never encounter a problem with connection. If you can make it as Win8 Release Preview as your OS the better.

    And one more, I prefer this guide Clean Install - Windows 8 for your installation.

    Inform us once you have change the OS.
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  6. #6


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8 over Windows 7


    Actually my system is running on Windows 8. I have done all of that. Everything is working fine except for the Windows Update.
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  7. #7


    City of Burj Khalifah
    Posts : 273
    8 Release Preview, 7 Home Premium


    Dave,

    Can you check this link Windows Update on Windows 8 Consumer Preview for your issue is related to this topic.
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  8. #8


    Posts : 12
    Windows 8 over Windows 7


    I did some troubleshooting and it sent reports back to Microsoft. Now it works. I guess Microsoft fixed it.
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  9. #9


    I get the same error message: 0x8024401C. The troubleshooter says it fixed it and it didn't.
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  10. #10


    Quote Originally Posted by eastbayrae View Post
    I get the same error message: 0x8024401C. The troubleshooter says it fixed it and it didn't.
    I know this is an older thread, but I believe I have found a solution to Windows Update not working in Win7 and Win8 : Windows Update / Windows Defender gives error 0x8024401C | Euclid Networks
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