With the number of threats, viral and other malicious programs, that can be encountered online today it is very important to have a good security program installed onto your system. With Windows Defender Microsoft has created a security program which should protect your computer; however there are times when errors will be encountered.
One of the most common errors is the error code 0X80240022. If you are encountering error code 0X80240022 then you will want to keep reading as you will find out what is causing this error, how to fix error 0X80240022, as well as ways to insure it does not occur again.
Error 0X80240022 is usually caused by one of two options, which will be listed below with the ways to fix each of them.
The first cause of the 0X80240022 is when the BITS, or background intelligent transfer service, is set up incorrectly within your system. The easiest way to resolve this issue is to go to the start menu on the windows task bar and select the programs folder.
Then select administrative tools, and click on the services option within it. Then you will see an option to have automatic updates selected as well as the background intelligent transfer service to be started. You should right click on both of the services and select restart. Once this is done the task should be restarted and the issue that caused the 0X80240022 error messages should be fixed.
The second cause of the 0X80240022 error messages is usually appearing with a message that usually references that the wrong diskette is in the drive. If this is the error message that is appearing then the best thing to do is to update the root certificate from the Microsoft Windows Update page, which is located at: http://update.microsoft.com/windowsupdate.
Once you are on that page you can use the Windows Update option to do a full scan of your system and see if there are any certificates that need to be updated in order to fix the 0X80240022 error messages.
The final way to try to fix any of the issues that are causing the 0X80240022 error messages is to run a full system scan of a registry cleaner. Many times issues that originate within the registry of the computer can be the cause of issues related to updates or even keeping your security signatures up to date.
Once you download a registry cleaner you will be able to do a full scan to try to find the issues that are causing the 0X80240022 errors. Many times the issues will be found and fixed so there are no more 0X80240022 error messages appearing.