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How do you fix 0x80240022?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 3rd, 2022

0x80240022 is an error code that indicates that Windows Update is unable to install updates because the computer is not connected to the internet. This can happen if the computer is not connected to a network, or if it is connected to a network that does not have internet access.

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If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Clear the Windows Update cache:
  2. Press the Windows key + R, type wsreset.exe, and press Enter.
  3. Restart the Windows Update service:
  4. Press the Windows key + R, type services.msc, press Enter. Find the Windows Update service, right-click it, and select Restart.
  5. Temporarily disable your antivirus software, and then try installing updates again.
  6. Try running the Windows Update troubleshooter:
  7. Press the Windows key + R, type troubleshoot, and press Enter. Select Fix problems with Windows Update, and then select Run the troubleshooter.
  8. Check your date and time settings:
  9. Press the Windows key + R, type timedate.cpl, and press Enter. Make sure the Set the time automatically and Set the time zone automatically options are selected, and then select Apply.
  10. Make sure you have enough disk space:
  11. Press the Windows key + R, type cleanupmgr, and press Enter. Select the drive you want to clean up, and then select OK.
  12. Check for updates again.