Tuesday, April 16, 2024

How to fix Update Error 0x8024a10a on Windows 7, 10 Version

by HP Vipin
Windows Update Error 0x8024a10a

Lately, several Windows users came forward with a complaint that while they, trying to update their Windows 10, they end up with an Update Error 0x8024a10a and shut down the update process. This error also occurs in Windows earlier versions and Windows running smartphones.

If the Update Error 0x8024a10a appears on your screen, it will prevent the latest update installation process, and it may become a security concern for your system. If you are also suffering from the same issue, then this article is for you. Make sure you read this article till the end to get every fix for the said error. Let’s see the solutions in detail.

Fix 1: Run SFC scan:

Due to the virus infection, your system files might get corrupted and damaged. Here you need to run an SFC scan to find and repair incomplete system files. To run the SFC scan, follow these steps,

  • Firstly, press Windows + S altogether, then in the search box type, command prompt and open Command prompt window with administrative access.
  • Inside the command prompt window, type or copy+paste the following command, and then press Enter.

sfc/scannowsfc/ scannow

  • Now your system starts to scan, it may take few minutes.
  • Once you completed all the process, restart your system and check for the said error.

In case, the error persists, then you need to run a DISM scan to erase the update error 0x8024a10a from your system. To run DISM scan, follow these step,

  • Open Command Prompt window, as shown in the above step
  • Then in the newly opened Command prompt screen, copy+paste or type the following command, and then press Enter.

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

  • If DISM fails to obtain files online, then you need to use an installation DVD or USB. After inserting media type or copy+paste the following command in the Command prompt window,

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth /Source:C:RepairSourceWindows /LimitAccessrestore health

  • Ensure to change C:RepairSourceWindows” path of your USB or DVD.
  • Once you are done, restart your system and check for the said error. 

Fix 2: Disable Antivirus:

Sometimes the antivirus installed in your system may interrupt the update process, thus the update error 0x8024a10a appears on the screen and keep you from the update process. In this scenario, you need to temporarily disable the antivirus installed in your system. If the said error still persists, then you need to completely remove the antivirus from your system.

To remove the antivirus, you can depend on a reliable app remover tool, it will remove your antivirus and all the files and folders related to the same software. At the same time, you need to install a trusty another antivirus to safeguard your system from malware and viruses.

Fix 3: Perform Clean Boot:

In case the above two solutions not resolved the Update Error 0x8024a10a on your system, then you need to perform a Clean Boot. At times, some third-party applications and services might start automatically and interfere with your system’s performance, thus the said error may occur. In order to fix this issue, you need to start your system in Clean Boot mode. To perform clean boot, follow these steps,

  • Firstly, press Window + R simultaneously, to launch the RUN dialog box.
  • Then in the text box, type msconfig and click on OK. 
  • Next, in the system configuration window, from the vertical menu, select the Services tab.System Configuration
  • Now tick the checkbox beside the option, Hide all Microsoft services and, select Disable all button and click on Apply.System Configuration
  • And go to the Startup tab and click Open Task Manager.
  • Here disable all startup programs one by one and then press OK.
  • Once done, restart your system and check the Update Error 0x8024a10a issue persists or not.

These were the solutions for the Update Error 0x8024a10a issue. If the said error still persists, then you need to restart your system one or two times. If you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, please leave a comment in the below-given comment box.

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