If you receive Windows Update error 8024001F while checking for updates, you need to connect to the Internet. Make sure that your network cable is plugged in and securely connected to your computer. To check if your Internet connection is working, try opening your web browser and try going to one or more reliable websites that you frequently visit. Once you have confirmed that you are connected to the Internet, check for updates again. To learn more about connecting to the Internet, see Why can’t I connect to the Internet?

If you continue to see this error, see this automatic troubleshooter on the Microsoft Support website, or go to the Microsoft Answers website for more assistance.

Error codes:

  • WindowsUpdate_8024001F

  • 8024001F

  • 0x8024001F