Windows Update Error 0x80080008 / 8024410

Max Tegmark
Max Tegmark Last Updated: May 19, 2022


Software: Windows 7, 8 & 10 | Last modified on 2018-06-18


When attempting to install Windows Updates, error 0x8008008 or 8024410 occurs, stating that something went wrong with installing the updates. This error indicates that one of the required dll files is missing from the registry.

[Solution 1] Register the wups2.dll file


  1. Open the Command Prompt (Admin) or PowerShell (Admin).
  2. Execute Net stop wuauserv
  3. Execute Regsvr32 %windir%\system32\wups2.dll
  4. Execute Net start wuauserv
  5. Allow Windows Update to search for updates.

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Max Erik Tegmark is a Swedish-American physicist, cosmologist and machine learning researcher. He is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the scientific director of the Foundational Questions Institute.


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