There might be the error 0x8024402f in Windows 10 whenever you try to download and install the new updates. The error itself might be appeared because of the connection of the Internet or Firewall Settings which can cause the problems connecting to your PC and the server of Microsoft. In this case, the error can stop you from downloading the new and latest updates that released by Microsoft. Then, how to fix this kind of error?
There are two types of fixing the update error 0x8024402f in Windows 10. The first one is generic or basic fixes and the second one is advance method. There are two steps as the part of generic fixes. The first step is called repairing Network problems. If you cannot download the updates in Windows 10, the first thing you have to do is checking the Internet or Network problems. Apparently, there is a utility program inbuilt in Windows 10 in order to identify any problems in the Network and fix them all. please do these following instructions to do so. First, look for “Identify and Repair Network Problems”. Second, click on the Search Result. Then, it should automatically start identifying. If there is any issue related to your Network, it will show you and fix it. If there is not any, then you are sure that the issue is related to the Internet. Please move to the next step.
The second step is turn on Windows Firewall. The Windows Firewall might be turned off on its on if you have some anti-malware or anti-virus installed on your computer. The anti-malware and anti-virus can also make their own Firewall as default. In this case, you have to turn on Windows Firewall by searching for “Firewall” first on the search bar. Then, click on Windows Firewall (Control Panel). Please click on Turn Windows Firewall on or off on the left pane. after that, click on Turn on Windows Firewall then click OK. That is done. Please retry if you are still getting the same Windows Update error 0x802440f in Windows 10.
As stated before, there is an alternative to fix update error 0x8024402f called advance method for those who failed on the method above. Basically, it works by enabling ActiveK in the settings of Router Firewall. This thing must be the real culprit if you had turned off ActiveX in the settings of Router Firewall so the error 0x802402f is shown every time you try to get to Windows Update. In this case, all you have to do is enable ActiveX by going to the settings of Router Firewall. The error should be gone and you can finally install the updates in your Windows 10 with ease.
Please follow those steps above carefully. Just retry if you are still failed to fix one. attempting for the second time or more is not bad, u know? Ask for a help from the experts of computer if you face any difficulties related to the error.