Installing the Windows 10 Creators Update can sometimes turn into a very annoying, troublesome and drawn-out process due to various error codes. Some of the most common upgrade errors are 0xc1900104 and 0x800F0922.
These two errors usually indicate your computer isn’t able to contact Microsoft’s upgrade servers.
Sometimes, they can also mean your device’s System Reserved partition doesn’t have enough free space and has less than 500MB in its system reserved partition.
In this article, we’re going to list a series of troubleshooting steps to help you fix errors 0xc1900104 and 0x800F0922.
Windows 10 Creators Update upgrade errors 0xc1900104, 0x800F0922
1. Use the Windows Update Troubleshooter
Microsoft’s offers users a dedicated tool to fix update-specific issues, so download the Windows Update Troubleshooter from Microsoft’s website. Run the tool and then try installing the Creators Update once again.
2. Check your internet connection and disable your VPN
- Try to connect via a browser. If there is no connection, move on.
- Restart your router and PC.
- Try using a wired connection instead of Wi-Fi.
- Disable your VPN if you are using any.
- Run the built-in Troubleshooter.
- Disable bandwidth hogging programs, such as torrent clients and download managers.
3. Turn off your firewall
- Go to the Search menu > type Firewall.
- Open Turn Windows Firewall on or off.
- Turn off the Firewall for both private and public networks.
- Save the changes and try upgrading your OS again.
4. Check the .NET Framework
- Go to the Search menu and type Windows Features.
- Click Turn Windows Features on or off.
- Check any boxes related to DotNet Framework and save your selection.
- Restart your PC and try upgrading to Windows 10 Creators Update again.
4. Use third-party tools to change partition size
If your system partition doesn’t have enough free space, use a third-party tool to extend it. As stated above, you’ll need 50 MB of free space in order to install updates.
For more information about the best third-party partitioning tools to use, check out this article.
5. Try again later
Your computer may not be able to contact Microsoft’s upgrade servers because they may be under maintenance or even down.
Also, keep in mind that traffic to upgrade servers is extremely high in the first hours after Microsoft launches an update.
We hope that these workarounds help you fix these two errors.
If you’ve come across other solutions to fix errors 0xc1900104 and 0x800F0922 in Windows 10 Creators Update, you can list the troubleshooting steps in the comment section below.