Tips to fix error code 0x80070424
What is error code 0x80070424 and how it originates? What are the different ways to fix this issue?
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Mentioned below are the causes, symptoms and consequences of error code 0x80070424 and the tips to resolve this error:
- Causes of error code 0x80070424 in Windows
- Symptoms and consequences
- Tips to resolve
Causes of error code 0x80070424 in Windows
The error code 0x80070424 occurs when a service that is required for Windows update or for Microsoft update is not registered. When you try for an update with an unregistered service, this error code is generated. It results in the failure of the update process. When this problem occurs you will miss Automatic Updates service from the Services snap-in.
Symptoms and consequences
You might have encountered this error while working with a system having Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed in it. These errors lead to the turning off of the automatic update feature in security centre and you could not turn it on. Another symptom of this issue is the disappearance of Automatic Updates service from the Services snap-in.
For solving this particular issue, you should make sure that the required services are available and are running properly in your system. If the problem remains, register the BITS files, the Qmgr.dll library and the Qmgrprxy.dll library. You should also download and install Windows Update agent. It is also suggested to reinstall the automatic updates on the computer showing error code 0x80070424.
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