How to fix Windows update error 0x80244021

How to fix Windows update error 0x80244021 – this may be the question of the moment for you as the error message followed by unresponsiveness of your computer which startles your mind, however the question which boggles your mind may differ from what is given above, but the solution will be totally focused on the error code 0x80244021.

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Talking about why the Windows update error 0x80244021 takes place in the first place – the most immediate reason is that you tried accessing the Windows Update Web site from Windows-based computer that is behind a firewall or a proxy server, and you find yourself unable to download updates, and thus push you into asking question(s), such as – how to fix Windows update error 0x80244021, how to troubleshoot Windows update error 0x80244021, how to treat Windows update error 0x80244021, how to resolve Windows update error 0x80244021.

CAUSE(S)

Going deeper into the cause will let you know that since Windows based computers that use Microsoft Windows HTTP Services (WinHTTP) to communicate with the Windows Update Web site, and BTS is also used by Windows platforms to download updates, and if anything goes wrong with the BTS, then you may have to ask queries, like – how to fix Windows update error 0x80244021, how to troubleshoot Windows update error 0x80244021, how to treat Windows update error 0x80244021, how to resolve Windows update error 0x80244021, or variants of such ones.

Talking about the error message – one of the following can be displayed on your system screen:

The client was unable to find the proxy or the firewall.
The client received an error message.
The client was denied access to the Windows Update site.

SOLUTION

Method 1:

Moving on to solution – the first thing which we recommend is a ready-made tool especially designed to deal with such errors, and has been quite a known tool, named as RegCure Pro. You can download the tool by clicking on either of the two download buttons given on this page, and follow simple instructions to get rid of the questions which are at work to boggle your mind, like – how to fix Windows update error 0x80244021, how to troubleshoot Windows update error 0x80244021, how to treat Windows update error 0x80244021, or how to resolve Windows update error 0x80244021, for that matter.

Method 2:

You need to verify that BITS (Background Intelligence Transfer Service) is correctly configured or not, because this might be the reason for occurrence of the error code.

Follow these steps to verify that BITS is correctly configured and then start BITS:

• You have got to press four-flagged Windows button, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
• After that double-click Background Intelligent Transfer Service.
• Then, in the Startup type box, click Manual, and then click Apply.
• And, click the Log On tab, and then verify that the service is enabled in every hardware profile that is listed, and if the service is disabled in one or more hardware profiles, click the hardware profile, click Enable, and then click Apply.

• Finally, hit the General tab, and then click Start.

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Hopefully, by now the problem shall be solved, and if it persists, then it is high time for you to and do away with all those questions, such as – how to fix Windows update error 0x80244021, how to troubleshoot Windows update error 0x80244021, how to treat Windows update error 0x80244021, how to resolve Windows update error 0x80244021.