Windows Update Error: Exit code 0x8024000B Fix

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If you receive the Windows Update error 8024000b, it means that Windows Update cannot read the file (update manifest) required for installation.

The Windows update error code 0x8024000B is usually displayed as “WU_E_CALL_CANCELLLED”. The message associated with this update error code is “The operation has been cancelled”, as shown in the following figure:


Most problems with the Windows update occur because the last Windows update could not be updated correctly or because there may be a corrupted file. If it is corrupted, you will receive the error message when updating windows and your windows can no longer be updated. That’s why it stopped when you try to update your windows again and get an error message. May have another problem with Windows system files. However, we have the right solution to fix this Windows update error.

Running the SFC Scan Utility


If the problem persists, you can run the System File Checker (SFC) utility. This convenient integrated tool checks your file system.

1. Click on Start and start typing “cmd” on your keyboard.
2. cmd should appear with a black icon in your search results.
Right-click on it and select Run as administrator.
When prompted to enter the administrator password, enter the password and click OK.
A new all-black window opens. You can enter commands directly in this window.
Enter sfc/scannow and press Enter.
This process will take a long time. You can reduce and modify these black windows.

May 2020 Update:

We now recommend using this tool for your error. Additionally, this tool fixes common computer errors, protects you against file loss, malware, hardware failures and optimizes your PC for maximum performance. You can fix your PC problems quickly and prevent others from happening with this software:

  • Step 1 : Download PC Repair & Optimizer Tool (Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista – Microsoft Gold Certified).
  • Step 2 : Click “Start Scan” to find Windows registry issues that could be causing PC problems.
  • Step 3 : Click “Repair All” to fix all issues.


After a while, return to the black window and check that the process is complete.

Once the SFC process is complete, restart your computer. After restarting, check for updates again.

Delete Windows update files


Your update cache may be corrupted, you can try to empty your update cache and run Windows Update again.

  1. Press (Windows key + r)
  2. Type Services.msc
  3. Stop the following services
  4. Intelligent transfer service in the background
  5. Updating Windows
  6. Delete C:\Windows\Software Distribution Directory
  7. Restart the Windows update service
  8. Check for updates

Rename the file Spupdsvc.exe.

Another way to solve this problem is to rename the Spupdsvc.exe file and try to reinstall the updates. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click on Start, then on Run.
  2. Copy and paste the following text into the Run field, then click OK or press ENTER: Cmd /c ren %WinDir%\System32\Spupdsvc.exe Spupdsvc.old
  3. Try to reinstall the updates. If you still cannot install the updates, see the “References” section for information on how to contact Windows Update or Microsoft Update support.

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