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Hi, the problem is that i cant update my windows, error code 80240016..thank you

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Are you using vista ?
How to rename the SoftwareDistribution folder in Vista -
1. Stop the Windows Update service (make sure you are logged on as an
Administrator)

Start button || Control Panel ||System and Maintenance ||Administrative
Tools
Double-click Services
(Provide the Administrator password or confirmation if prompted to do so.)
Right-click the Windows Update service and click Stop.

2. Click Start, type %windir% in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

Locate and rename the SoftwareDistribution folder.

3. Start the Windows Update service

Start button || Control Panel ||System and Maintenance ||Administrative
Tools
Double-click Services
(Provide the Administrator password or confirmation if prompted to do so.)
Right-click the Windows Update service and click Start.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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Could you download and run the program Dial-a-fix from http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/System-Miscellaneous/Dial-a-fix.shtml

I have tried this with many computers and it worked all the time.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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I have tried this with many computers and it worked all the time.

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