Did you recently receive an error message that reads “Sorry we’re having trouble getting this feature installed-Error Code 0x80240439“? A few other users also reported this bug with different error messages. Well, this is basically a language pack-related issue and often prevents users from accessing documents in the default language. 

Language Pack Error 0x80240439 Solutions

If you are facing such an issue, go through the following list of suggestions –

 1] Turn off Metered Connection

In case you have enabled the metered connection to save data loss, this may also result in similar error codes. In order to solve this bug then, you must off the metered connection following the below steps –

  • Navigate to the path – Settings > Network & Ethernet > Wi-Fi or Ethernet.
  • Select the network that you are connected to at the present. 
  • Turn OFF the option set as metered connection, you may find this inside the Metered Connection section.

Close all running windows and see whether it does solve the issue or not. If not, try out the next workaround –


2] Configure Group Policy to download and install the latest language pack

Microsoft prevents installing FOD (Features On-Demand) and language packs via WSUS when Windows 10 version 1809 comes for the public domain. Users may now download them only through the Windows Update section. 

So, if you want to install any Windows 10 Features on Demand, you must configure the group policy accordingly. 

  • Make a right-click on the Windows icon and select Run. 
  • Type “gpedit.msc” in the text field and press OK.
  • When you enter the Group Policy window, reach out to the following location on the left pane –

Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System

  • On the adjacent right pane, locate and double-click Specify settings for optional component installation and component repair.

0x80240439 - Group Policy

  • On the succeeding screen, tick the Enabled radio button and hit OK.
  • Under the Alternate Source file path, uncheck the “Never attempt to download payload from Windows Update” box. Similarly, check the box left of “Download repair content and optional features directly from Windows Update instead of Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)”.

Group Policy

  • Lastly, hit Apply then OK to confirm these settings. Do reboot your PC to implement the above changes.

3] Manually download and install the Language to fix 0x80240439 

If the error 0x80240439 is still prevailing on your computer, you may manually download the specific language pack as well, and later install it on your computer. First of all, download the specific language pack for your device matching your system architecture. When the download completes, follow the below guideline –

  • Press Windows key + R to launch the Run dialog.
  • Here, type lpksetup.exe and press Enter.
  • A window will appear with options – install or uninstall display languages, click Install display languages.

0x80240439 - Manually install display languages

  • Click the browse button and subsequently locate the language pack (recently downloaded online).

0x80240439 - Manually browse display languages

  • Click “OK” then Next to continue and wait for the installation.
  • After the language pack installs successfully, close all tabs, and Restart Windows.

4] Clean Boot Windows and install the required Language packs

If none of the above fixes resolve the ongoing language pack error 0x80240439, perform a clean Windows 10 boot. Only after fresh installing Windows 10 operating system, go and download/install the Language packs. 

I hope you are now able to fix the language pack error 0x80240439 on your computer. In case you have any queries or suggestions related to this article, do ask us in the comment section.

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