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Experts Guide to Fix Windows Update Error 8024a000

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In this article, you will get solutions for windows update error 8024a000. When you go for update windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 or Windows Vista you may encounter following error message.

8024a000 – WU E AU NOSERVICE

This update error simply stops you updating windows OS. The main reason behind this update error is missing some system files that are responsible for updating windows. These files are dll files and sys files. It is recommended to use Advanced System Repair Tool and scan your PC with this tool. You can fix this error using following methods.


Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool

The most of the common reason behind windows update failed is corrupted or damaged system files like dll files, exe files, sys files etc. There are thousands of tiny system files are there that work specific task. If one of the files gets replaced, deleted or damaged then you may get windows update error 8024a000.

Windows is made with huge number of dll files, exe files, sys files, various types of services, databases, etc so, it is not possible to keep monitoring all the files always. A brilliant PC Optimizer tool repairs damages, fix errors, update windows and drivers, and eliminate various types of errors silently.

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3 Steps to Fix this Error
Step 1. Download Outbyte PC Repair Tool [File Size: 16.4 MB]
Step 2. SCAN your Windows PC
Step 3. Click Fix button to Repair Error

Download and Install Advanced System Repair Tool and scan your PC. It has large database with 25 millions of files. It will find all the damaged or deleted system files and reinstall them with fresh one. After, optimizing with Advanced System Repair Tool, try to install windows update again.

Method 2: Fix it Yourself

This method is going to little complex for you so it is required to have Windows OS knowledge. The following task is going to be implemented.

1. Stop Services which is stopping windows update
2. Renaming System Folders
3. Register Related DLL Files
4. Restart the related services

After completing these four steps you will be able to fix 8024a000 error.

Steps 1: Stop Services which is stopping Windows Update

1. Open the command prompt as administrator. Go to start menu, search CMD, right click on it and choose open as administrator.

2. At the command prompt execute following commands one by one.

net stop wuauserv
net stop bits
net stop cryptsvc

Do not close command prompt.

Steps 2: Renaming System Folders

In order to rename system folders type the following commands one by one.

ren %systemroot%\System32\Catroot2 Catroot2.old
ren %systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

Do not close command prompt.

Steps 3: Register Related DLL Files

1. Open Notepad and paste the following text.

regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\vbscript.dll /s
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\mshtml.dll /s
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msjava.dll /s
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\jscript.dll /s
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\msxml.dll /s
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\actxprxy.dll /s
regsvr32 c:\windows\system32\shdocvw.dll /s
regsvr32 wuapi.dll /s
regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll /s
regsvr32 wuaueng.dll /s
regsvr32 wucltui.dll /s
regsvr32 wups2.dll /s
regsvr32 wups.dll /s
regsvr32 wuweb.dll /s
regsvr32 Softpub.dll /s
regsvr32 Mssip32.dll /s
regsvr32 Initpki.dll /s
regsvr32 softpub.dll /s
regsvr32 wintrust.dll /s
regsvr32 initpki.dll /s
regsvr32 dssenh.dll /s
regsvr32 rsaenh.dll /s
regsvr32 gpkcsp.dll /s
regsvr32 sccbase.dll /s
regsvr32 slbcsp.dll /s
regsvr32 cryptdlg.dll /s
regsvr32 Urlmon.dll /s
regsvr32 Shdocvw.dll /s
regsvr32 Msjava.dll /s
regsvr32 Actxprxy.dll /s
regsvr32 Oleaut32.dll /s
regsvr32 Mshtml.dll /s
regsvr32 msxml.dll /s
regsvr32 msxml2.dll /s
regsvr32 msxml3.dll /s
regsvr32 Browseui.dll /s
regsvr32 shell32.dll /s
regsvr32 wuapi.dll /s
regsvr32 wuaueng.dll /s
regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll /s
regsvr32 wucltui.dll /s
regsvr32 wups.dll /s
regsvr32 wuweb.dll /s
regsvr32 jscript.dll /s
regsvr32 atl.dll /s
regsvr32 Mssip32.dll /s

2. Save the file as WindowsUpdate.bat. .bat extension is a batch file and after saving file with .bat extension will change the file icon.

3. Right click on this file and choose Run as administrator.

4. Restart the Related Services

3: Now, it’s time to start related services that may raise stop error 8024a000.

1. Open the command prompt as administrator. If you have already opened command prompt then use it.
2. Now run the following command one by one.

net start wuauserv
net start bits
net start cryptsvc

Restart your PC and check for windows update again.

After finishing these steps I am damn sure that you won’t get Windows Update Error 8024a000.


This article demonstrates resolving of Windows Update Error 8024a000. If you have followed all the steps then you can fix it easily.

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