In windows 8 operating system we can install apps from windows store. Some users getting Error 0x80244018 in Windows Store when they try to download any apps. If you are receiving that error code, then here is a solution to fix that.
The main reason behind this error code is that, they are not directly connecting to windows store, instead users are using proxy to establish connection.
When users using any proxy to connect internet or windows store, that time you will receive this error code. Although some users are able to use proxy server to download apps, still many of them getting 0x80244018 error.
You can use the same proxy settings to connect other websites, check mails, use apps. But sometimes you will face problem in downloading apps from store, downloading windows updates. Even when you try to download windows update using proxy setting that time also you can get 0x80244018 error.
So to fix 0x80244018 error issue, just disable any proxy connection you are currently connected to. To disable any proxy settings follow below steps
1. Open your internet explorer browser click on Gear icon and choose Internet options
2. Now click on Connections tab. Under Local Area Network (LAN) settings click on LAN settings button
3. Now uncheck “Use a proxy server for your LAN” under proxy server and put check mark next to Automatically detect settings and click OK button
Now you go and try downloading the apps or windows update again on your windows store. It should work now.