Quick Fix : 0x8024a105 Windows 10 Update Error (0x8024a105)


How to fix error code 0x8024a105 when attempting update of Windows 10?There are many ways to solve this problem ;

1-Go to start and type troubleshoot to search box.Start the troubleshooter.


2-Click Windows Update,Run troubleshooter,It may detect problem and fix it.


3-Fix the problem and reboot your system.Still get error code (0x8024a105) Try method 2 ;


Method 2 –Clear and Reset Software Distribution Folder

Software Distribution Folder stores about windows update contents.You can reset it (simply delete files in this folder.Don’t delete the folder.Check the pictures below) and solve the error code 0x8024a105 windows 10 update ;


1-Press Windows+R key, type cmd ,click ok;



2- On command prompt ;


Type ;

net stop bits

Press Enter.

net stop wuauserv

Press Enter.

net stop appidsvc

Press Enter.

net stop cryptsvc

Press Enter.


3- Go to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution ,select all files,delete all.


Delete SoftwareDistribution Folder

4- Start them again ;

Type ;

net start bits

Press Enter.

net start wuauserv

Press Enter.

net start appidsvc

Press Enter.

net start cryptsvc

Press Enter.


Method 3: Reset Catroot2 Folder

Another way is reset catroot2 folder to fix  windows 10 update error 0x8024a105 ;


1-Press Windows+R key, type cmd,click ok;



2-On Command prompt,



net stop cryptsvc

Press Enter.

md %systemroot%\system32\catroot2.old

Press Enter.

xcopy %systemroot%\system32\catroot2 %systemroot%\system32\catroot2.old /s

Press Enter.

net start cryptsvc

Press Enter.


3- After than, delete files in Catroot2 Folder.




 4. Restart your pc,try update again.



Method 4: Find and Fix the Corrupted Files Using DISM Tool


1-Press Windows+R,type cmd to box and press enter.Command prompt will open.




DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /CheckHealth

Press Enter.



3-Start DISM Tool,fix problems,Reboot your System,try update again.



Method 5: Customize Windows Update Settings


Now, the steps to customize the update settings by user needs are as below ;


1. Click windows button,

2. Click Settings,


3. Click on Update and Security.



4. Advanced Options ,



5. Afterward, check the box Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows.




6. Scroll Down and click Delivery Optimization





7. Allow downloads from other PCs to turn it on.




8-Reboot your pc and try update again.



Method 6: Perform a Clean Boot

(0x8024a105) The steps are given below:

1. Press Windows Key+R button and start run box.

2. Type “msconfig” in the box and click OK.


3. Click on Services ,Check the Hide all Microsoft Services check box. After than, click Disable all , click OK.



4-Reboot your system and try update again.


Method 7: Reset Windows Update Tool Agent


1. You need to download Reset Windows Update Agent from Microsoft. Download here



2. Run As Administrator the tool.(Right click and select run as administrator)


3. You will see “Do you want to continue the process? (Y/N)” message.Type Y and press enter.



4. The tool will check all the windows related issues.Reboot and Try update the windows again.


Method 8: Update Drivers

Windows 10 Update Error code 0x8024a105 can also be due to outdated drivers.Complete the steps for find and update all outdated device drivers ;

1. Press Windows Key+ X button simultaneously and select Device Manager.


2. Choose the Outdated driver and Right Click, select Update driver software.



3. New driver version will install automatically.If not, drive is up to date.Don’t need to do anything.

4.Reboot your system and try update windows 10.