How to Fix Windows Update Error Code 0x802480140/ 0x80248014

Recently few users complained that while trying to update cumulative update KB5022913 on their Windows 11 system, they encountered error code 0x802480140. The same error appeared while installing the Realtek app on the system.

According to the suffering users, they successfully downloaded the Realtek 6.0.9418.1 extension but failed to install it on the system.

You are not alone if you are facing download error – 0x802480140 on your Windows system. However, we have listed a few solutions to help you fix the error discussed in this article, and you may be able to successfully install – 2023-02 Cumulative Update for Windows 11 22H2 KB5022913 for x64-based systems. Have a look. 

Fixes for the WindowsUpdate Error Code 0x802480140

Fix 1: Run Update Troubleshooter

The first attempt to resolve the WindowsUpdate Error Code 0x802480140 is running the Windows update troubleshooter. To do so, 

  • Click on the Start and choose the Settings from the menu lists. 
  • Then select the System option and scroll down to choose Troubleshooter
  • Now select Other troubleshooters and click on the Run button beside Windows Update.
  • Once done, retry to install the update and see the improvement.

Fix 2: Register DLL Files

Sometimes registering the missing DLL files will help you to resolve the Download Error Code 0x80248014. To do so, 

  • Exit from all apps and press Windows + R to launch the RUN dialog box.
  • In the RUN dialog box, type, “Regsvr32 atl.dll” in the given space and click OK
  • Then follow the above same steps and type the below-given commands as well,

Regsvr32 msxml3.dll

Regsvr32 wuapi.dll

Regsvr32 wuaueng.dll

Regsvr32 wuaueng1.dll

Regsvr32 wups2.dll

Regsvr32 wucltui.dll

Regsvr32 wups.dll

Regsvr32 wuweb.dll

Regsvr32 qmgr.dll

Regsvr32 qmgrprxy.dll

Regsvr32 jscript.dll

  • Once done, restart the system and retry to install the problematic update. 

Fix 3: Restart Windows Update Service

If you’re having trouble updating your Windows to the latest update, you should restart the Windows Update service and try installing the update again. To do so, 

  • Open the Services window by typing “services.msc” in the RUN dialog box (press Windows + R).
  • Then double-click on Automatic Updates and click on Log on tab.
  • And select the Local System account and check Allow service to interact with desktop option.
  • Then go to the General tab and set Startup Type to Automatic and Service Status as Running
  • And repeat the same steps to restart Background Intelligent Transfer Service, Event log and Remote Procedure Call.
  • Once done, install the latest update without interruption.

Fix 4: Reset Windows Update Components

At times resetting the Windows Update Components will allow you to install the latest updates on your system. To do so, 

  • Open the Command Prompt screen by typing cmd in the search box, then type the following commands, 

SC config trustedinstaller start=auto

 net stop bits

 net stop wuauserv

 net stop msiserver

 net stop cryptsvc

 net stop appidsvc

 Ren %Systemroot%\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

 Ren %Systemroot%\System32\catroot2 catroot2.old

 regsvr32.exe /s atl.dll

 regsvr32.exe /s urlmon.dl

l regsvr32.exe /s mshtml.dll

 netsh winsock reset

 netsh winsock reset proxy

 rundll32.exe pnpclean.dll,RunDLL_PnpClean /DRIVERS /MAXCLEAN

 dism /Online /Cleanup-image /ScanHealth

 dism /Online /Cleanup-image /CheckHealth

 dism /Online /Cleanup-image /RestoreHealth

 dism /Online /Cleanup-image /StartComponentCleanup

 Sfc /ScanNow

net start bits

 net start wuauserv

 net start msiserver

 net start cryptsvc

 net start appidsvc

net stop wuauserv

net stop cryptSvc

net stop bits

net stop msiserver

net start wuauserv

net start cryptSvc

net start bits

net start msiserver

  • Once done, you can retry to install the update. 

Fix 5: Install Windows Installation Assistant

In most cases reinstalling Windows 11 installation assistant will help you to resolve Windows Update Error Code 0x802480140. To do so, 

  • Go to Windows 11 Installation Assistant and click on the Download Now button under the Installation Assistant option and install it on the system.
Windows 11 Installation Assistant
  • Once done, install the latest update on your system and see the result. 

Fix 6: Use Microsoft Update Catalog 

 If all the above processes fail, then you can install the update manually using the Microsoft Catalog page. To do so, 

Microsoft Update Catalog
  • Then download and install the suitable file on your PC and you are done. 

These are the solutions you can try to resolve Windows Update Error Code 0x802480140/ 0x80248014 smoothly. In addition, you can check that your internet connection is stable and not creating any issues.