Error message when you try to install updates from the Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site: "0x80241001"

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SYMPTOMS
When you try to install updates from the Windows Update Web site or from the Microsoft Update Web site, you may receive the following error message:
0x80241001
CAUSE
This issue occurs if the Windows Installer is out of date.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue, download and install the latest version of the Windows Installer. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
942288 Windows Installer 4.5 is available
0x80241001 80241001
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Article ID: 957308 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 03:13:30 - Revision: 1.0

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