Windows Cannot Search For New Updates Problem

Code 8024402C

The frustrating error Code 8024402C is popping up on many Windows 7 installations. If your “Try Again” button simply results in the same error message repeating itself, try the following.

Instead of click the “Try Again” button, click the link at the bottom to “Check online for updates from Microsoft Update”.

Windows Update Error message link to check Microsoft Updates

This usually results in a few seconds of “green bar” and then a window that shows you that updates have been found.  From here you can install updates as normal.

Windows Update Found Updates to install

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One Response to “Windows Cannot Search For New Updates Problem”

  1. rich hill says:

    It WORKED I’ve been TRYING to fix this for months.. THANK YOU


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