1st December 2022

Solution of Windows 10 “0x80244018” Update Error

Error code “0x80244018” indicates that your computer was unable to install the latest Windows updates. Keeping your computer up to date is essential if you want to access the latest features and keep threats at bay. If you get the error code “0x80244018“, follow the troubleshooting steps below.

0x80244018
0x80244018

 

Solution of Windows 10 “0x80244018” Update Error

System Files

Error code “0x80244018” indicates that your system files may be damaged or corrupted. We will fix it with the following method. We will check if you can install the latest updates.

First, we run the command line as administrators. We run the commands one by one as in the figure below. We restart our computer.

DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /ScanHealth
DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
sfc /scannow
ScanHealth
ScanHealth
RestoreHealth
RestoreHealth
scannow
scannow

 

Windows Update Service

We make sure that the Windows Update service is running in the background. We try to reboot. We restart the same steps “Background Intelligent Transfer Service” and “Cryptographic Service“.

Windows Update
Windows Update
Background Intelligent Transfer Service
Background Intelligent Transfer Service
Cryptographic Service
Cryptographic Service

 

SoftwareDistribution Folder

To rename the SoftwareDistribution folder, we start the Command Prompt again as administrator and run the following commands separately.

net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver
SoftwareDistribution Folder
SoftwareDistribution Folder

 

Windows Update Completion

After the completion of the processes, you will see that the Windows update problem has been resolved on the screen below.

update available
update available
Windows Update Completed
Windows Update Completed

 

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