Windows Update Error 80240440 Server 2012 Essentials

Posted on 2013-09-16
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Last Modified: 2013-11-25
I have a Windows 2012 Server Essentials that is not getting updates for the Server.
The error code displayed when I check for updates is 80240440.
Question by:xpressaccounts
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*** Hopeleonie *** earned 1500 total points
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Hi, this is just a transient error.
Can you try it in a couple of hours again?

May be your firewall is blocking the connection...

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run this from a cmd prompt: wuauclt /detectnow should fix it, at first it may not seem like it is doing anything but its pollin update servers in background as a service, eventually u will see update icon

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Sonic Wall type 6 was blocking

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