Fix Windows Update Error Code 80244019 in Windows 8/8.1/10

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Do you have Windows installed on your computer? Most of the users of Windows, probably including you, want the newest version of windows. Generally, you check for the updates and install them whenever it is available. However, it is a little bit frustrating when you are facing with the error code 80244019 while checking for the Windows Updates.

This kind of error code mostly occurs in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. this error can means it cannot connect to the server of Microsoft or the problem is from the side of the users. If the issue comes from the server of Microsoft, this Windows Update error 80244019 should get fix automatically after few hours. hours.

There are some ways to fix Windows Update error code 80244019 in Windows 8/8.1/10. The first one is the basic one. please check Background Intelligent Transfer Service or BITS and Windows Update service for any issue related to Windows Update. To do this simple method, the first step is right click on Start button or press Windows + X key. Then, click on Command Prompt (admin) in order to open CMD as the administrator. Next, type “net start BITS” and click enter. In the last step, please type “net start wuauserv” and hit the enter button.

As stated before, aside from the basic one above, there are also the advanced methods to fix that kind of error. The first advanced method is use the Troubleshooter of Microsoft Windows Update. If the BITS and the service of Windows Update both are running but the same error is still there, there must be the issue with the services. To rescue this problem, there is a thing called Troubleshooter. Please follow these instructions. First, download Windows Update Troubleshooter. Then double click on Windows Update Diagnostic file. After that, please click on Next and let it doing its work. The Troubleshooter will show the result related to the existence of the issue. If there is any, it will show you if the problem was solved or not. Please close the troubleshooter and check for the update again. Check if there is still the error or not.


The second method is turn on Data Execution Prevention or DEP. Here are the steps to do this method. First, right click on “This PC” and select on Properties. You can also go to Control Panel, System and Security, and System. The System Information will be opened. Second, select Advanced System Settings from the left pane. It is in order to open the System Properties Dialog. Third, click on Settings from Performance Section. Fourth, click on Data Execution Prevention Tab and then check “Turn on DEP for essential Windows Programs and services only”. Fifth, click on Apply and OK. After that, please restart your PC.

Please do those steps of the methods above carefully. If those methods are not enough, you might uncheck the update other Microsoft products option and manually downloading update. Try all of them until it is fixed.

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