80240016 Install Error

Discussion in 'Windows Update' started by ohkala, Sep 26, 2007.

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    Eddie Guest

    Yea oneisha, just wondering if u got everything fixed. Had this problem with
    my laptop about 2 months ago. Never resolved it. i finally reinstalled
    factory software. and everything worked fine. Now i am on desktop and same
    problem. just wondering what happeneed.
    Eddie, Jan 9, 2010
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    Eddie Guest

    Hey All I Found a solution to this problem. There is Malware on your
    computer. Download Malwarebyte and run the program . It found 7 errors om my
    computer. I qrarentined then the erased them and my computer is installing
    updates as i type. Good Luck.
    Eddie, Jan 9, 2010
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    Eddie Guest

    Found an answer to this problem, Computer infected with malware. Download
    "Malwarebyte", free download, but i reccomend buying the full version, and
    run software. It will find problems and then u can quarentine themerase them
    .. I did it and it found 7 issues with my computer.Now everything works great
    now. Learned from another website.
    Eddie, Jan 9, 2010
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    Ashley Guest

    Check this out, from http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957307

    Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
    Follow these steps:

    1. Close any Windows Update or Microsoft Update browser windows.
    2. Click Start button, type Command Prompt, in the list of results,
    right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as Administrator.
    (User Account Control permission: If you are prompted for an administrator
    password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.)
    3. Type the following commands. Press ENTER after each command:
    net stop wuauserv
    net start wuauserv
    4. Close the Command prompt window.
    5. Try to install updates again.
    Ashley, Feb 5, 2010
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    paul Guest


    followed istructions and re-ran update search. result was "you have most
    current update"....worked so far, thanks
    paul, Mar 17, 2010
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    Morto Guest

    You have to run the CMD with Administration rights!!
    Then it will work.
    Morto, May 7, 2010
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    jancallme Guest

    jancallme, May 19, 2010
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    Bob Guest

    How can I stop updates from trying to install if they will not install.

    Update will not install and
    shows Error Code 80240016
    Bob, May 27, 2010
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