Windows Update Error 0x80240016 – WU_E_INSTALL_NOT_ALLOWED

In this post, we’ll look at the Wndows Update Error Message “0x80240016 – WU_E_INSTALL_NOT_ALLOWED” that is usually displayed when things go wrong during the update process.

Note that this Windows Update error is application for both Windows 10 and Windows 11.

Error Message


Windows Update Error Details

Operation tried to install while another installation was in progress or the system was pending a mandatory restart.

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