FIX: Error 0x80240023 in Windows 10 Update (Solved)

This tutorial contains step-by-step instructions to resolve the Error 0x80240023 in Windows 10 Update. The update error 80240023 in Windows 10, occurs because Windows could not install the Microsoft Office File Validation Add-in for Office 2007.

Error Code: 0x80240023 – WU_E_EULAS_DECLINED

The license terms for all updates were declined.

How to FIX: Windows 10 Update Error 0x80240023.

Method 1. Install Manually the Microsoft Office File Validation Add-in.

1. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the following folder:

  • C:WindowsSoftwareDistribution

2. In the search bar type


and press






file to your


or to your


s location. *

* Note:

If two or more OFV.CAB files are found in the results, copy any of them. (It is the same file).

4. Navigate to the location where you copied the OFV.CAB file and extract its contents.

5. Double-click at extracted


file to install the Microsoft Office File Validation Add-in for Office 2007 manually.

6. Ask


at ‘User Account Control’ window.

7. When the installation is completed, go to Windows Update and click


8. That’s it! This time Windows will check and install all available updates without displaying the error 0x80240023.

9. If everything is OK, delete the OFV.CAB and the OFV.MSI files from where you copied them (e.g. your Desktop), and continue your job.

Method 2. Prevent the installation of the Microsoft Office Validation Add-in for Office 2007.

1. Download and save the ”

Show or hide updates

” troubleshooter tool on your computer. *



2. Run the

Show or hide updates

tool and select


at first screen.

3. At the next screen choose

Hide Updates


4. Select the

Microsoft Office File Validation Add-in for Office 2007

and click



5. Wait until the troubleshooter applies the appropriate changes on your system and then click



6. Navigate to Windows Update options and click

Check for Updates.

That’s all! Did it work for you?

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One comment

  1. The first procedure worked great and eliminated the error.

    Thanks for sharing. That error code was annoying.

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