Error code Ox8024a000 can occur in some ways when you are using Windows. This can happen to Windows 2000 through 2010 and is a result of an updating error. It appears while you are currently updating your Windows just like the error 0x80070003. It is triggered by a corrupted data within the Windows registry which is caused by incomplete downloads. At some cases, it also happens when information within the registry is deleted or altered.
What happens when this error appears? Well there are a few number of symptoms that you need to watch out for:
- The error appears and crashes your open programs
- The input you’ve made onto the mouse and keyboard is delayed
- The computer gets significantly slower
- The computer crashes when you keep using a specific program
What do you do when this happens? Knowing what happened before the error occurred is helpful since that will determine which methods you need to use. If the system crashed while using programs or downloading stuff, then it could be a case of malware. If it happens when your computer is starting up then, it could be caused by corrupt downloading. Here are the methods that are available for you.
The first method to try is the easiest one. Your computer comes with a built in windows defender program. This program can scan your PC for any viruses or malware. After the program identifies the malware, you are then given the option to remove or quarantine the virus.
Next is searching and cleaning any conflicting file that may be affecting your system update. These conflicted files are sometimes caused by prolonged use of mail and internet programs. The stored information continues to stack up and overloads the hard drive. When using such programs, bits of little information are stored on your computer. This makes the process smoother the next time around. However this pieces of information, given time, can make the system clog up.