Windows updates are failing

J.R. Sitman
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Windows updates are failing.   I have tried to install them one at a time but they still fail.  I have attached the logs.   These are both Win 7 and Win 10.
WindowsUpdatespcala245.log
WindowsUpdatespcala288.log
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Maybe this script works to you (worked to me in the past) :
https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Reset-Windows-Update-Agent-d824badc
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Have you updated BIOS and Chipset on these machines. This is necessary in 2018 and some Windows updates assume BIOS updates to be in place. On any given machine, update all drivers while doing the BIOS.
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I have not tried that.  

Also, I am reviewing the post about the script.
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We had a number of machines (mine and client) that did Windows 10 updates as soon as BIOS was updated.
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We have not found the solution.  We will work on it today.

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J.R. Sitman I think the script will works to you. I have used this script (and some variations) for years with high success :-)
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We had to use the Microsoft Uninstall tool.   That fixed it
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used Microsoft Uninstall tool which removed all the Office products that came with the new computer.

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Hmm but 0x80240022 error is usually a firewall block. whatever.

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