Microsoft recently released a new, complete update code-named Fall Creators Update for Windows 10.
This new update and version have new features that will certainly be recommended for any level of user, from basic to advanced.
How to fix 0xC1900101 error?
Of course, as with any new version of a product or a major update of any product, in this case, the Windows 10 operating system, there are cases where small glitches or errors can occur, but they are often the user’s own errors. .
Microsoft was a pioneer in the process of upgrading its software, I note that it is increasingly simpler to update any of its products, even so: failures can occur from time to time.
How to Fix Windows Errors?
We here at the Technical Manager have received some technical support requests regarding some errors in the update process from Win10 Creators Update to Win10 Fall Creators Update, which is the latest gigantic update from Microsoft, but this article is for the current 1903 version.
One of the main errors we have seen is the Windows 10 error code 0xC1900101 – 0x30017 which has occurred right after the first system reboot after the update installation started.
The error code 0xC1900101 – 0x30017 or 0x20017 is accompanied by a message The installation failed in the FIRST_BOOT phase with an error during the BOOT operation or 0xc1900101 – 0x20017 or 0x30017 the installation failed in the safe_os phase with an error during the boot operation, after which the installation is aborted and returns to its original state, leaving the computer or notebook in the previous version as if there were no updates. Better that way, at least your system is working.
Other common mistakes that have scared some users are:
update error 0xc1900101 – 0x30018
update error c1900101 – 20017
update error c1900101 – 40017
update error 0xc1900101 – 0x30017
update error 0xc1900101 – 0x20017
update error 0x1900101 – 0x30018
update error 0x80070020
Feature update to Windows 10 version 20H2 failed to install 0xc1900101 (solved)
Microsoft has started the process of deploying Windows 10 version 20H2 for everyone with a number of new features and improvements. And all supported devices get the Windows 10 20H2 Feature Update for free. This means that if your device meets the minimum system requirements for the October 2020 Windows 10 update, you will receive the Windows 10 version 20H2 update notification. Or you can download Windows 10 20H2 by manually checking for updates in settings -> update and security -> Windows update -> check for updates. The overall Windows 10 upgrade process is easier, but for some users, Windows 10 version 20H2 installation fails for reasons unknown.
Some others get error 0xc1900101 when trying to install Windows 10 20H2
Update. If you are one of them, you will get an error message by downloading the Windows 10 20H2 update here some helpful solutions for you.
Failed to install Windows 10 error 0xC1900101
Cause 01: When the Windows 10 Version 20H2 download completes, Windows will prompt you to restart the system to install the update. After the system restarts, the October 2020 update is not installed and in the update history you get the following error: “Feature update for Windows 10, version 20H2: Failed to install…” (error: 0x80080008)
Cause 02: After checking for new updates, Windows is starting to download the October 2020 update for Windows 10 version 20H2, but during the update download operation, it is stuck at xx% (eg at 85% or 99%) with the error 0x80d02002.
Most of the time Windows update fails to install due to corrupt Windows Update Cache or system incompatibility. Well, some outdated driver software, incompatibility of an application installed on your computer, or third-party software conflicts also cause Windows Update not to install. Whatever the reason here, the applied solutions fix the Windows 10 October 2020 update issues.
The first thing you need to do is check Windows Minimum System Requirement 10 20H2.
Windows 10 Black Startup Screen With Cursor
Processor: 1GHz CPU or faster or System on a Chip (SoC)
Memory: 1GB for 32bit or 2GB for 64bit
Hard disk space: 32GB for 64bit or 32bit
Graphics: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
Display: 800 × 600
So make sure you have enough disk space to download and install the October 2020 updates (minimum 32GB free disk space)
Then make sure you have a good and stable Internet connection to download the latest Windows update files from the Microsoft server.
Open Settings -> Time and Language -> Select Region and Language from the options on the left. Check here your Country / region is correct in the dropdown list.
Start Windows in a clean boot state and check for updates, which can fix the issue if any third-party service application that causes the Windows update to crash.
Remove all connected external devices such as printer, scanner, audio jack, etc.
If you have an external USB device or SD memory card connected when installing Windows 10, version 20H2, you may get an error message saying “This PC cannot be upgraded to Windows 10.” This is caused by improperly reassigning the drive during installation.
Windows Update Troubleshooter
Run the Official Windows Update Troubleshooter and let Windows detect and fix the issues that prevent you from installing the Windows 10 20H2 update.
Press keyboard shortcut Windows + I to open Windows settings
Go to Update and security and then Troubleshooting.
Select Windows Update and Run the Troubleshooter.
The Windows Update Troubleshooter will run and try to identify if there are any issues preventing your computer from downloading and installing Windows updates. Once completed, the process Restarts windows and again manually check for updates.
Windows 10 Back To Previous Version
Reset Windows Update Components
If the Windows Update Troubleshooter fails to detect and fix the issue. Let’s manually reset the Windows update components. This is probably a good solution for fixing most Windows update issues.
Open the Windows services console using services.msc ,
search for Windows update service, right-click and select stop,
Also, stop BITS and the superfetch service.
Then press the Windows keyboard shortcut + E to open the file explorer,
Go to C:WindowsSoftwareDistributionDownload
Here, delete everything inside the folder, but don’t delete the folder itself.
To do this, press CTRL + A to select everything and then press Delete to remove the files.
Now navigate to C: Windows System32
Here, rename the cartoot2 folder to cartoot2.bak.
That’s it again, open the Windows services console,
And restart the services (windows update, BITs, Superfetch) that you stopped earlier.
Restart windows and check again for updates
Hope this time your system successfully upgrades to Windows 10 version 20H2 without crashing or updating installation error.
Make sure installed device drivers are up to date
Also, make sure everything is installed Device drivers are up to date and compatible with the current version of Windows. Especially video driver, network adapter and audio sound driver. Outdated video driver mainly causes update error 0xc1900101, The network adapter causes an unstable Internet connection, which fails to download the update files from the Microsoft server. And outdated audio driver causes update error 0x8007001f. That’s why we recommend checking and updating device drivers to the latest version.
Run the SFC and DISM command
Also run the system file checker utility to make sure that missing and corrupted system files are not causing the problem. To do this, open the command prompt as an administrator, type sfc /scannow and hit the Enter key. This will scan the system for missing corrupt system files, if any are found, the utility automatically restores them from %WinDir% System32 dllcache. Wait until 100% completes the process. After that, restart Windows and check for updates.
Also read: Fix update error code 0x80080005 on Windows