If you too are on this build and getting the same error, then do not worry, you are not alone. Rejoice, Because We are here to Solve the issue once and for all. So without taking much time, let us get straight to the Point.
Fixing Windows Update error 0x80240fff
After Some research, we have found a Simple Solution to the Problem that we will be sharing. All we are going to do is Check the Box against Defer upgrades option. And your Problem is solved.
Ok, So now let us see how to Enable this option so that Error code 0x80240fff while updating can be solved.
Steps to fix Error 0x80240fff
Note: If you are using Windows Home version, then you won’t find Defer Upgrades by Performing below steps. Windows Home Users will have to download Windows Media tool and use Upgrade this PC option.
Step 1: Simply Click on Advanced Options under Retry button. Refer to above picture to get the idea.
Step 2: Now scroll down a bit and Check the option Defer Upgrades, As shown in the below Picture.
Alternatively, to Turn on Defer Upgrades option; You can do the following.
- Go to Settings.
- Click on Update & security.
- Then Windows Update.
- Click on Advanced options.
- Scroll down & Check “Defer upgrades” Option.
This is the only Tweak right now that can fix the issue to this problem, We understand that it is not always recommended to do this as this option does much more things that affects your updates.
Let us know if this small tweak helps you to fix the issue in Comments below. Let us know even if this doesn’t help and you have any other method to fix this issue. Doing so will help others too having the same problem of Code 0x80240fff while updating Windows 10.
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