Are you running Vista, Vista SP1, or (perchance) Vista SP2? If Vista SP1,
did your machine come with SP1 preinstalled?
=> 0x80240016 WU_E_INSTALL_NOT_ALLOWED
Operation tried to install while another installation was in progress or the
pending a mandatory restart.
Error message when you try to install updates from the Windows Update Web
site or from the Microsoft Update Web site: "0x80240016"
Error message when you use the Windows Update Web site or Microsoft Update
Web site to install updates: "0x80070002"
=> Description of the System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista and for
Windows Server 2008:
Download the System Update Readiness Tool for Vista x86 (KB947821) [April
Download the System Update Readiness Tool for Vista x64 (KB947821) [April
~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
> My computer has 11 updated to install but keeps coming up with loads of
> different error messages (including 80240016 and 80070002).I've gone on
> Update help site and followed all the procedures, and tried installing the
> manual update download, but to no avail. Nothing will work! Please help (I
> have Windows Vista)