Windows Update 80244019 occurs when the Windows Update service cannot connect to the update server. This can happen for a number of reasons, including firewall settings, proxy settings, or a problem with the update server.
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1. Check for updates again
- Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the Settings cog.
- Click on Update & Security.
- In the left-hand pane, click on Windows Update.
- In the right-hand pane, click on the Check for updates button.
- Windows will now check for updates and should hopefully find and install the updates that were previously failing.
2. Run the Windows Update Troubleshooter
There are a few different ways that you can run the Windows Update troubleshooter, but the easiest way is to just search for it in the Start Menu. Just type in “troubleshoot” and then click on the “Troubleshoot” setting that should appear. From here, click on “View all” on the left hand side, and then select the “Windows Update” troubleshooter. Just run through the troubleshooter and it will attempt to fix any problems that it finds with Windows Update.
3. Reset the Windows Update Components
There are four easy steps to reset the Windows Update Components:
- Stop the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer, and the Windows Update Services. To do this, open the Command Prompt as an administrator. Then, type the following commands and press Enter after each one: net stop wuauserv net stop bits net stop cryptsvc net stop msiserver
- Rename the SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 folder. To do this, type the following commands in the Command Prompt and press Enter after each one: ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old
- Register the wups2.dll file and the wuaueng.dll file. To do this, type the following command in the Command Prompt and press Enter: regsvr32 wups2.dll regsvr32 wuaueng.dll
- Start the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer, and the Windows Update Services. To do this, type the following commands in the Command Prompt and press Enter after each one: net start wuauserv net start bits net start cryptsvc net start msiserver
4. Delete the SoftwareDistribution folder
1.Open a command prompt as an administrator. 2.Type the following command and press Enter: net stop wuauserv 3.Type the following command and press Enter: net stop bits 4.Type the following command and press Enter: net stop cryptsvc 5.Rename the SoftwareDistribution folder to SoftwareDistribution.old. 6.Type the following command and press Enter: net start wuauserv 7.Type the following command and press Enter: net start bits 8.Type the following command and press Enter: net start cryptsvc 9.Check for updates again.
5. Start the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS)
- Start the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) if it is not already running. To do this, click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
- In the Services pane, right-click Background Intelligent Transfer Service, and then click Properties.
- In the Background Intelligent Transfer Service Properties dialog box, on the General tab, make sure that the Startup type is set to Automatic. If the Service status is not Started, click Start.
- Click OK, and then close the Services console.
6. Start the Windows Update Service
- Click Start, and then type "services.msc" into the Search box.
- In the Services window, scroll down to the Windows Update service and double-click it to open its properties window.
- In the Windows Update Properties window, set the Startup type to "Automatic" and click the "Start" button to start the service.
- Click "OK" to close the properties window and exit the Services window.
7. Configure the Windows Firewall to allow Microsoft Update traffic
- Go to Start > Settings > Update & Security.
- Select Windows Firewall from the left-hand menu.
- Select Advanced Settings.
- Select Inbound Rules from the left-hand menu.
- Select New Rule from the right-hand menu.
- Select Port from the Rule Type menu and click Next.
- Select TCP from the Protocol menu and click Next.
- Enter 443 in the Specific local ports field and click Next.
- Select Allow the connection in the Action menu and click Next.
- Select Private in the Profile menu and click Next.
- Enter a name for the rule in the Name field and click Finish.