Cannot install RSAT tools on Windows 10 1809 Error:0x80244022

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39 Responses

  1. Luis says:

    Great, Works for me too!!! Thanks a lot.

  2. Bob Panick says:

    Thanks, that was a nice write up for a badly implemented function.

  3. The Dude says:

    Thanks; these are the only instructions that worked for me!

  4. Abbas says:

    For me, the registry entry gets into 1 automatically soon after making it to 0.
    Help why it is automatically getting update to 1 while manually making it to 0.
    due to this am unable install RSAT.

    Also, let me if I try installing offline if so the provide me offline link of the same

    • Nik says:

      Hi Abbas, this sounds like you’re using a mandatory profile. Are you using an administrative account on that machine? Have you followed all the steps exactly as in the article?

  5. Fred says:

    pretty jacked up that this is what’s required to install this… Microsoft hasn’t fixed this yet?

    Nonetheless, thanks for the post, as it worked for me.

  6. Shabbir says:

    Great works for me even my company has strict firewall and policies.
    Thank you

  7. Frank says:

    Thank you so much for posting something that finally works… πŸ™‚

  8. Tom says:

    Works perfectly. Thanks!

  9. Earvin Santos says:

    Thanks Nik! Your solution worked perfectly to help me install RSAT on my workstation.

  10. Yasser says:

    Hi Nik, thank you for helping me fix this! It’s frustrating that we need to jump through so many hoops in order to perform something that should be so simple.

  11. Mark says:

    Brilliant, works a treat.
    MS always like to over complicate………

  12. Bob says:

    You saved my life.

  13. Joe says:

    Thank you so much! You just saved me a lot of troubleshooting.

  14. sydney says:

    It worked for me! Thank you so much.

  15. Dave says:

    Exactly what I needed. Thanks!

  16. Matt says:

    Worked perfectly!

  17. Mukesh says:

    Excellent article. Worked perfectly! Thank you.

  18. Jim says:

    Worked for me too. Thanks for thinking about the rest of us and posting this!

  19. billy says:

    on my Windows 10, i don’t have in registry the entry:
    all my entries are begin with HKEY

  20. billy says:

    ok, i find the AU entries, but i don’t have the UseWUServer key.

  21. billy says:

    rsat active directory domain services and lightweight directory services tools install failed error 0x80244018

    • Nik says:

      Could you please check that you have this update installed: KB4038788
      If yes, please uninstall it and try again.

  22. billy says:

    no, i don’t

  23. billy says:

    the update KB4038788 was not found on my pc

  24. billy says:

    i tried again and i receiver error code:

  25. billy says:

    before the last error i’ve install RSAT:Active Directory Certificate Services Tools.
    Install succseeded.

  26. Karen says:

    Worked! Thanks a lot!

  27. Daksh says:


  28. willem says:

    good research, this works.

  29. George RJ says:

    It worked like a charm. Good job, pal.

  30. Jared says:

    Wow… what a truly absurd thing to have to do to get these installed. Nice job Microsoft.

    Thanks for posting this. It worked great.

  31. amir says:

    worked for me, thanks !!!

  32. Llew says:

    Great article! This worked for me!

  33. Daz says:

    Spot on – thank you – worked for me too.
    My error code was ‘0x8024402C’ and Windows 10 ‘1909’, but this still did the trick – you may want to update your title since I don’t think this issue is restricted to specific versions of Win 10.
    Thanks again.

  34. Kevin says:

    Thank you for this! It looks to be working! BTW VTOL VR is f’ing incredible!!!

  35. Aljosa says:

    THX, works for me to

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