The Windows Update error code 0x8024401c is actually the numerical form of the exact error. This one is counted as the computed error that affects he system in a fatal way along with its process. Aside from that, it also affects the entire performance of the system and its usage whether of a processor, RAM or physical memory, virtual memory, or the disk space (HDD). This error can be gotten on any operating system.
Once you got error code 0x8024401c, it means that your system is in danger and damaged. There are some reasons behind this error, including the wrong registry entries, the corrupted or broken system files, the wrong installation, the incomplete un-installation of software, the inappropriate deletion of apps, the removal of hardware without proper procedure, and so on.
This error might also occurs when you have damaged Windows operating system. The missing files in the operating system can be the culprit of such an error. There are also several viruses that can cause the same error. It can happen when you shutdown the computer directly and then some files can get damaged so the error will be seen.
Windows and system32 files can be secure but you can still get this error when it is damaged. It is because there are a lot of apps, new software, driver installations of the hardware affected. Viruses and bad software can make the operating system corrupted that is potentially harmful to the system and virus or malware does the rest.
Then, how to fix Windows Update error code 0x8024401c on Windows 10? There are several methods for you to get rid of the error. You just have to try the first one and jump to another if it does not work. The first method is running diagnostics. You are able to run this one along with running Windows Update Troubleshooter. Just download one if you do not have any.
The second one is using the special tool. In this one, you can use a specialized tool such as Total System Care. This tool is able to scan the whole system for any kind of errors on the system. This one can easily solve the error and many others. Aside from that, it also will monitor the system 24/7 and prevent the computer from the virus/malware/spyware and any harmful things.
The third one is cleaning boot the system. To do this one, you have to click on Windows key+R key and then type “MSCONFIG” and click OK in order to open the Configuration Utility. Then, please click on Service Tab and check the “Hide all Microsoft Services” checkbox. There will be only the third party which will be shown. The next thing you have to do is to click on “Disable all”, click OK, and then restart.
If all the solutions above failed, you can try the other alternatives such as using the system file checker, tweaking the registry entries, restoring the system, and reinstalling the Windows.