A lot of users are complaining of getting an error message on their new laptop whenever they try to do a Windows Update. A lot of users have expressed their frustration on social networks like reddit, looking for a possible solution. In this post I am going to talk about how to fix windows update error 0x80240fff in Windows 10.
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If you are using a Professional or Enterprise Edition of Windows 10, Check on box “Defer upgrades“, (Screenshot below) and try to update. This seems to solve the problem for most users.
Go-to Windows 10 Start>Search>Windows Update Settings>Advanced options
Alternatively, you can download the Build 1511 ISO and do an in-place upgrade
For Home Users, you can still do in-place update with the latest build using the Media Creation Tool.
This checks three things primarily.
Run the following steps below:
Press Windows key + R, in the text Box Type “services.msc”
If this does not solve this, try this advanced method to Reset and Re-install the Windows Update Services in Windows 10.
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