How to fix Windows Update error 0x8024200D?

Issue: Hello. Windows 10 upgrade to v1709 constantly fails with an error code 0x8024200D. Is there anything I could do to work around this error?

Solved Answer

“Installation Failure: Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x8024200D: Feature update to Windows 10, version 1709.” That’s yet another error that harasses Windows 10 users who are trying to install one of the forced Windows feature updates.

While it most commonly occurs during the installation of Fall Creators Update (V-1709),[1] Anniversary Update and Creators Update are not immune to the problem. Although all these three updates were released quite a while ago, they keep failing with various alphanumeric codes during the download or installation process.

0x8024200D error is one of them. The error code is also known as a WU_E_UH_NEEDANOTHERDOWNLOAD error, which means that the installer requires more data to be downloaded. This could be related to some Windows Update[2] service problems, antivirus conflict, corrupted update components, and similar problems. Fix Windows Update error 0x8024200D

Although the 0x8024200D error is not fatal, it prevents the system from being updated or upgraded, which means that the system’s protection may weaken[3] and the user doesn’t get the chance to try new Windows 10 features.

Luckily, there are few methods that can help to fix 0x8024200D error manually, but before that, you can give FortectMac Washing Machine X9 a try. This optimization utility will check the system for integrity violations, registry entries, file corruptions or malware infections, so a full system scan with it can end up with complete 0x8024200D error fix. If a scan did not help, try these methods:

Option 1. Disable antivirus and firewall

  • Press Windows key and type Windows Defender Security Center.
  • Select Firewall & Network Protection.
  • Click Private (discoverable) network and slide a toggle to Off.
  • Then do the same with Public (non-discoverable) network.
  • After that, disable Windows Defender or any third-party antivirus program. However, don’t forget to enable the protection as soon as you install the update. Otherwise, the system will remain vulnerable to cyber infections. disable antivirus and firewall

Option 2. Remove temporary installation files

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  • Press Windows key + R, type cleanmgr, and press Enter.
  • When Disk Cleanup opens, select C: drive and click OK.
  • Click on the Clean up system files button.
  • Select the files you want to delete, including
    • Recycle Bin
      Temporary Internet Files
      Temporary Files
      System error memory dump files
      Previous Windows Installation
      Temporary Windows installation files
      Windows Setup temporary files
  • Then click OK and Delete Files button.
  • Finally, reboot the system and try to install he update one more time. use disk cleanup tool

Option 3. Restart Windows Update service

  • Press Windows key + R, type services.msc, and hit Enter.
  • Scroll down until you find Windows Update entry and click on it once.
  • At the top left side of the window, click Restart.
  • Once the service restarts, try to install the needed update or Windows 10 upgrade. restart Windows Update service

Option 4. Restart Windows Update components

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  • Right-click on Windows key and select Command Prompt (Admin).
  • Click Yes on the UAC and enter the following commands in the Command Prompt window (all at once).
    • net stop wuauserv
      net stop cryptSvc
      net stop bits
      net stop msiserver
      ren C:\\Windows\\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
      ren C:\\Windows\\System32\\catroot2 catroot2.old
      net start wuauserv
      net start cryptSvc
      net start bits
      net start msiserver
  • Now close Command Prompt and reboot your PC.
  • Check if the error has been fixed. reset Windows Update components

Use Windows Upgrade Assistant or download the update manually.

If you cannot install Windows 10 Cumulative Update due to the 0x8024200D error, then try to download the update manually from Windows Update Catalog.

In case you need to fix 0x8024200D error to upgrade Windows 10 to a newer version, then one of the solutions would be to use Windows Upgrade Assistant.

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