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How to Fix 0x80244022?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

0x80244022 is an error code that indicates that a Windows Update component is not working properly. This can happen for a number of reasons, including incorrect settings, corrupt files, or a problem with the Windows Update service. If you see this error code, it is important to follow the troubleshooting steps provided by Microsoft in order to resolve the issue.

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1. Check for updates again

  1. Open System Information.
  2. Under the Hardware tab, click Device Manager.
  3. In Device Manager, under the Controllers and Interfaces section, click Network Adapter.
  4. In the Status column, click the Details button.
  5. In the Details pane, under the Driver section, click Update Driver.
  6. In the Update Driver dialog box, click Browse my computer for driver software.
  7. In the Select a driver to install dialog box, click Search for a driver on my computer.
  8. In the Search for a driver on my computer dialog box, type 0x80244022, and then click Next.
  9. In the Select a driver to install dialog box, click Install.
  10. In the Install the driver dialog box, click Finish.

2. Try a different internet connection

  1. On your computer, open Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network Connections.
  2. Right-click the network connection that you want to try and select Properties.
  3. Select the Advanced tab and click the Properties button.
  4. On the General tab, under IPv4 Settings, click the Change adapter settings button.
  5. Select the network connection that you want to use and click the Properties button.
  6. In the Adapter Settings window, under IPv4 Settings, click the Change adapter settings button.
  7. Select the new network connection and click the Properties button.
  8. If the new connection works, close the Adapter Settings window. If the new connection doesn't work, try the following steps.
  9. On your computer, open the Command prompt (cmd).
  10. Type the following command and press Enter. netcfg add network adapter name
  11. Type the following command and press Enter. netcfg show network adapter name
  12. If the new connection works, close the Command prompt. If the new connection doesn't work, try the following steps.
  13. On your computer, open the Command prompt (cmd).
  14. Type the following command and press Enter. netcfg disable network adapter name
  15. Type the following command and press Enter. netcfg enable network adapter name
  16. If the new connection works, close the Command prompt. If the new connection doesn't work, try the following steps.
  17. On your computer, open the Command prompt (cmd).
  18. Type the following command and press Enter. netsh interface ip add network address name
  19. Type the following command and press Enter. netsh interface ip delete network address name
  20. Type the following command and press Enter. netsh interface ip add name=Default gw=192.168.1.1
  21. Type the following command and press Enter. netsh interface ip delete name=Default gw=192.168.1.1

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Restart your computer and then try again.
  2. Temporarily disable your antivirus software and firewall and then try again.
  3. Delete the contents of the Windows Update temporary folder and then try again.
  4. Reset the Windows Update Components.
  5. Run the Microsoft Fixit tool for 0x80244022.
  6. Contact Microsoft support.