0x80242fff:The resolution of the error code of Windows update

Error Code:0x80242fff
Explain how to deal with this error code.

When you execute Windows Update, it may fail with the error code "0x80242fff". 0x80242FFF means "WU_E_UH_UNEXPECTED".
There are various possible causes, but the most common cause is "Windows Update related cache corruption".
This damage can be repaired with the following command.

Delete the cache folder related to Windows Update.
Below, open a command prompt with administrator privileges and execute.

C: \> net stop usosvc
C: \> net stop dosvc
C: \> net stop wuauserv
C: \> net stop bits
C: \> net stop cryptsvc

C: \> ren C: \ Windows \ SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution
\ System32 \ catroot2 catroot2_bak

C: \> net start cryptsvc
C: \> net start bits
C: \> net start wuauserv
C: \> net start dosvc
C: \> net start usosvc


Related Link

Windows Update errorcode list

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