If the customer encounters Window 11 update error 0x8024a205, then they cannot be able to update the OS. To fix this issue, you should scan your device for malware with Webroot antivirus through www.webroot.com/secure. In this blog, you will read the method to fix Window 11 update error 0x8024a205.
Method To Resolve Window 11 Update Error 0x8024a205:
1. Verify Hardware is Compatible:
Sometimes, the users encountered Windows 11 update error 0x8024a205 because of incompatible hardware which stops the update from being installed. Generally, it was SSD which results in this issue.
2. Pause and Unpause Windows Update:
For this, you should tap on Windows + I key altogether to launch the Settings app and then choose Windows Update from the tabs which are listed on the left side of the computer screen. After this, you should tap on the Pause for 1 week button. Now, you should restart the computer for the changes to take place. At last, you should go to the Windows Update tab and then tap on Resume updates button.
3. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter:
For this, you should tap on Windows + I to launch the Settings app and then hit on Troubleshoot button which is on the right side in the System tab. Now, you should tap on Other troubleshooters from the options which are listed here. After this, you should locate the Windows Update troubleshooter and then tap on the Run button which is next to it. At last, you should follow the instructions to finish the troubleshooting process.
4. Scan for Malware or Virus:
To fix the issue, you should scan your system by pressing Win + S key altogether to launch the Search menu and then enter Windows Security in the text field which is located at the top and then tap on the relevant search result which displays on your device. Now from the list of option, you should tap on Virus & threat protection. Here, you should tap on Scan options just to view the available ones. After this, you should choose the Full scan option and then tap on Scan now button. At last, wait for the scanning process to finish. The user should install reliable Webroot antivirus via www.webroot.com/secure to scan your device for malware.
5. Manually Install Update:
First, you should note down the KB (Knowledge Base) number for the update. After this, you should visit to the Microsoft Update Catalog and then input the KB number in the search box and then tap on Search or press Enter key. Now, you should tap on the Download button which is next to the update. Here, you should right-tap on the link and then choose Save link as from the context menu. At this point, you should select the specific location for the update and then tap on Save button. Next, you should approve the download. When the update is download, then double-tap on it in order to launch the installer and then follow the guidelines to finish the procedure.