Then go to control panel and select Internet Options Lan Settings, make sure that the “automatic detect settings” is checked, click “ok” then reboot your system.
Open Run dialog by pressing “Windows key R” key, Type “Regedit” and press enter.
You may also see the same error 0x8024401c when you will try to install drivers for your new hardware or while installing a new software/application.
It makes your system slow as well and sometimes your system just crashes, and you will see a blue screen.
Go to all programs System Restore, then click on restore my computer to an earlier time.
Select the most recent restore point and next after you have chosen. This method is only viable if you already have a restore point stored on your system.
You can run diagnostics and run windows update troubleshooter.
Usually, the missing files in your operating system can result in causing such an error.
Also, several viruses can lead to the same problem.
Performing this should probably fix Windows update error code 0x8024401c on your system.
Start your computer and login as an administrator and then try a system restore.
Sometimes when you shutdown your computer directly then also some files can get damaged and as a result, you will see this error on your screen.