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Unable to install windows 7 updates error code 80240016

  • Click “Start” type “cmd

  • Select the “cmd” icon, right click and select “run as administrator

  • Accept the dialog that comes up (if it requires entering credentials, do the same) basically we now are running the command prompt in an elevated mode (relevant for Windows Vista & Windows 7)

  • Type net stop wuauserv

  • Wait for the WU service to stop and the command prompt to regain focus

  • Type net start wuauserv

  • This would start the service again.

After the update you will need to restart the computer!


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