Are you getting worried after getting a notification of Update Error 0x8024200B while trying to update Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 8.1 or installing an HP printer driver?
The 0x8024200B error is well known as Windows 10 update error, which may occur in all versions of Windows:7, 8, 8.1, or 10. You may face this error while you are upgrading your older version window to Windows 10. Generally, this error occurs during the installation of windows 10 updates.
After getting this error, that error may create so many other issues in your system like slow your system performance, malicious programs get activated in the background, many programs get corrupted and inaccessible of the files.
If your system facing a 0x8024200B error, then you should have to solve it as early as possible otherwise it will corrupt your system very badly.
To get rid of this error follow the steps which are mentioned below, but first, let’s have a look at their possible cause because f which this 0x8024200B error occurs.
Causes of Windows Error Code 0x8024200B:
- Damaged files such as DLL files and registry keys are the common cause of 0x8024200B error.
- In most of the cases, Computer Viruses and Malware infection affect the PC.
- If you installed driver in your system, after the installation of the driver if that error occurs that means you haven’t installed the driver properly.
- Improper installation and uninstallation may also one major reason for getting a 0x8024200B error.
Follow the step to fix Widows Error Code 0x8024200B :
- Run the Windows Update Trouble Shooters:
Whenever the user faces any error while working on their system mostly, they go to execute the Windows Update Troubleshooter. This is one of the most useful tricks to get rid of Windows Error 0x8024200b.
Steps for executing Trouble Shooter:
Go to the search button on the desktop and search for Troubleshoot Setting
- Click Enter
- Find out Windows Update and click Enter
Then one button appears “Run the Trouble Shooter” click on that Button.
Trouble Shooter will detect all your system issues but it will take few minutes.
- Run the SFC command
Sometimes, 0x8024200B error code might be triggered because of the missing or damaged system files. So, in that situation, we will try to fix the damaged system files and other missing components by using the SFC scan.
First of all, open the common prompt run as admin administrator for that press Windows + R then type cmd and press enter, if UAC appeared then click on YES.
After opening the command prompt window, type” sfc/scannow” and press enter.
Wait until the windows finishes the widows scanning and deliver result, here you can see which file get detected and fixed.
- SDF Cleaning Method:
SDF Cleaning Method helps to clean and re-create the software distribution folder along with deleting all the temporary files.
- Navigate to C Drive then find the Windows folders, beside that search the Software Distribution Folder(SDF)
Inside the SDF folder you will get the Datastore folder and then erase the file and folder present inside it.
Again repeat the step once again open SDF folder then Data store folder if any of the file left delete it.
- Reset the Operating System
Simply type reset PC in search bar which is located in desktop only and press enter – click on get start button.
There you will get two option keep your file and remove everything.
Note: If you go for complete clean option you have to take back up of your desktop files, pictures, downloads, documents before proceeding.
- After resetting process completion, try to update your system without. The whole resetting process takes some minutes or hours.
Now try to install the latest update to update your Windows system. Moreover, you can also opt for the automatic PC Advance Repair Tool, to fix the error easily without following any other alternate manual solutions.