Update Error 0xc1900200 in Windows 10 [SOLVED]

The error 0xc1900200 is faced by many users when they try to upgrade from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. The screen shows the error 0xc1900200 with the reason that due to some reason, the upgrade failed.

How to fix Windows 10 Update Error 0xc1900200

The update error is caused by various reasons like not meeting the specific requirement insufficient space in the Reserved Partition or if some files are corrupted. Whatever is the reason, you can fix this error. Here we have two methods for you to fix Update Error 0xc1900200 in Windows 10

Method 1 ⇒ Check Minimum Requirements for the Update

Certain specific requirements are needed to run windows 10 smoothly on your computer. If your computer does not meet these requirements, you may face problems running smoothly the windows 10.

To check the compatibility of your computer with Windows 10 follows the given steps:

Step 1 ⇒ At first, visit the official Microsoft website. Then right-click the Get the ‘Anniversary Update now’ button, a file will start downloading.

Step 2 ⇒ When it finishes, run it, and the Update Assistant will start. You will see an “Update now” button. Click this to get a compatibility report.

Step 3 ⇒ If it finds any issue, you’ll be reported that a particular part of your machine isn’t compatible with Windows 10.  If all things have green checkmarks, it means the problem is due to some other reason.

Method 2 ⇒ Increase the Size of the System Partition

System partition, it does not have sufficient space, will not complete the process of the upgrade of windows. It is the most common reason which many users face. So if you are the one with this problem you need to increase the size of the system partition.

You can do so by using the device manager or a third-party tool.

 By Device Manager:

Step 1  First of all, press (Windows button +R) to open the run command. A dialog box will open type in msc.”

Step 2  Then, right-click on C:\ Drive and look under for the Partition Map.

Step 3  After that, click on the first partition, which will be a 100MB Partition (System, Active, Primary Partition). Then choose to Change the Drive Letters and Paths (Click Add then select Y:)

Step 4  After that Click Start -> Type cmd right-click cmd and choose Run as Administrator.

Step 5  Then, type the following in the command prompt :

takeown /f . /r /d y

icacls . /grant administrators:F /t <see note below>

attrib -h -s -r bootmgr

Step 6 ⇒ You should note down one thing that For the icacls command, use your. You can find your user name by typing whoami in the command prompt window.

Step 7 ⇒ Then Hold the Windows key and Press and open the Y: Drive. Make sure hidden files and folders are set to Go to the Boot folder. And delete all languages other than en-US by using SHIFT + DELETE and then emptying the recycle bin. Now in the same Command Prompt window, type :

On Windows 8 and above: chkdsk Y: /F /X /sdcleanup /L:5000
On Windows 7: chkdsk Y: /F /X /L:5000

Step 8 ⇒ Now, you can then do the installation. After the installation go back to diskmgmt.msc and remove the drive letter for the boot partition.

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Conclusion

These were the two methods to solve the error 0xc1900200. Hope you find them use full and resolve the problem easily.