Windows error codes can be cryptic and frustrating. Check out this guide for solving your Windows Error code 0x80240016 and how to keep it from happening again.
About the Error
If using Windows Defender, you may get a message telling you to check for new definitions, or stating that the definition updates cannot be checked, downloaded, or installed.
Prevent Windows code 0x80240016 from happening to you.
To fix this problem, check for updates in Windows Defender. Launch Windows Defender, and click “Check for updates now.” If this is not possible, then restart the computer and manually install the update definitions by visiting the Microsoft security portal at: http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/Definitions/ADL.aspx.
TipFor more information, please see: How to fix Defender error #0x80240016