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Four Methods to Fix Windows 10 Fail to Install Issue with 80240031 Error Code

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2016-12-09 16:55:24 Posted by Declan Morris to Windows 10 Partition Manager

Summary:
Cannot install Windows 10 14986 with 80240031 error code? Feel helpless when Windows 10 14986 fails to install with an error code 80240031? Relax! Four effective methods are ready here to help you out and you can just follow to find method so to get problems solved with ease now.

Are you looking for a way to get rid of 80240031 error code issue in your PC? Cannot download Windows 10 14986 update and install it? Windows get stuck while downloading Windows 10 14986 with an error code 80240031? Relax! All your problems can be fixed now.

Here in this article, you’ll find 4 effective methods to fix Windows 10 14986 fail to install issue with 80240031 error code. Just follow to get problems solved now.

Tip. Backup system and data before fixing Windows 10 14986 fail to install error

No matter what changes you’ll make to your computer, it’s all recommended for all of you to backup data and create system image firstly. You can choose to copy files one by one and create recovery image in Windows with every careful operations.  

Or you may also choose to try professional Windows backup software such as EaseUS Todo Backup to save your precious time and energy to backup Windows system and wanted data within 3 simple steps. 

Now you may choose any one of the below offered four methods to get rid of 80240031 error code in Windows 10 14986 update:

Method 1. Check and fix system error to fix Windows 10 14986 fail to install with 80240031 error

System error and low system partition/system reserved partition space may stop your computer from loading or installing new Windows updates. You may choose professional partition manager software such as  EaseUS Partition Master to extend system reserved partition and check/fix system errors so to get rid of 80240031 error code from your PC. 

You may free download it and follow below guide steps to fix Windows 10 14986 fail to install issue with error code 80240031 now:

  • Launch EaseUS Partition Master and right-click the partition that you want to check by clicking "Check partition".
  • Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: Check Partition Properties, Call Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test. Click OK
  • Let EaseUS Partition Master automatically check hard disk partition errors and repair errors for you. Click OK to finish the process.

Fix Windows 10 14986 fail to install error with 80240031 error code.

Method 2. Download Windows 10 14986 ISO to fix 80240031 error code issue

According to some users feedback, it seems that most of them get stuck with the error code 80240031 while downloading Windows 10 14986 in their PCs.
Therefore, the other alternative method to fix this issue is to directly download relative ISO images for Windows 10 14986 and perform a clean install. 

You can download wanted images for Windows 10 14986 here now by clicking below offered links:

Download Windows 10 14986 ISO x64
Download Windows 10 14986 ISO x84
Download Windows 10 14986 ESD x64.x86

Now you can run downloaded system images and perform a clean install of Windows 10 14986 in your PC. No 80240031 error code issue or download stuck error will happen again.

Method 3. Modify Registry to fix 80240031 error code issue in Windows 10 14986 update

Note: Please do backup registry for restoration before you start modifying the registry.
This is a highly recommended method for many Windows users who ever had similar troubles with 80240031 error code in Windows update process. Let’s see how to modify registry to get rid of error code now:

  • Locate the registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade]
  • If it doesn’t exist, create one by the above path;
  • Create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value with Name = "AllowOSUpgrade" (without the quotes), and set the Valu= 0x00000001.
  • Once the registry key is modified, close and reopen the desktop Control Panel > Go to Windows Update and check for Windows 10 14986 update;
  • Then you should be able to click Get Started button to upgrade to Windows 10 14986 again.

Method 4. Troubleshoot Windows 10 14986 fail to install/stuck with 80240031 error code issue

Windows Update Troubleshooter supports to fix Windows update stuck or fail to install issue. You may try it to troubleshoot Windows 10 14986 fail to install with 80240031 error code with below steps:

  • Press Windows + X and select Control panel.
  • Type troubleshooter in the search box and click Troubleshooting.
  • Under System and Security, click Fix problems with Windows Updates.
  • Tick Advanced > Enable and check Apply repairs automatically;
  • Tap: Run as administrator (you may have to enter your pass-code firstly) > Then click Next to finish the process.