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    Windows Update error code 80240016

    When I try to install update "Synaptics - Input - Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad" it fails every time.

    I have tried :- sfc/runnow

    and going to:- start/computer/manage/services/applications/services. Locate Windows update service. Stop/start.

    Neither worked.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

    Hello Daisymay,
    This can sometimes be caused by malware infecting your machine.
    Download this free app, update the app and scan.

    Malwarebytes

    Hope this helps, good luck and post your results.

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

    Quote Originally Posted by Daisymay View Post
    When I try to install update "Synaptics - Input - Synaptics PS/2 Port TouchPad" it fails every time.

    I have tried :- sfc/runnow

    and going to:- start/computer/manage/services/applications/services. Locate Windows update service. Stop/start.

    Neither worked.

    Any help would be appreciated.
    What is sfc/runnow, as far as I am aware it doesn't exist. Have you tried sfc /scannow?

    Tom

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

    Welcome

    Agreed, it is not runnow, but scannow. The SFC command will check and repair corrupted files. It replaces the old files from its master copies. If it does not have a copy of the file that is damaged, it cannot be repaired. The next step, which is usually more efficient is a repair install.

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

    My mistake, I should have said sfc/scannow. But when I did it did not scan. Something appeared on the screen for a second and then disappeared.

    When I ran Window Updates today the optional update for Synaptics had disappeared. Would going to Windowes Update Service and stopping and starting, that I tried, have anything to do with it?

    I have taken a copy of all the replies in case it happens again.

    Many thanks to all who replied.

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

    Do you need this update?

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

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    Not that I can think of. I do not know much about computers so I would not know.
    As it was optional I think I can do without itl.

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

    Quote Originally Posted by Daisymay View Post
    To tom982

    Not that I can think of. I do not know much about computers so I would not know.
    As it was optional I think I can do without itl.
    If you keyboard works as it is, then I doubt the update will be needed. I think that you can set it to hide that update by right clicking on it.

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    Re: Windows Update error code 80240016

    Try below tools:

    1.Run "MS Fix it" from below site in aggressive mode How do I reset Windows Update components?

    2.Reset all WU libraries Repair & Fix Windows Updates with Fix WU Utility | The Windows Club

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