Windows 11 - How to Fix Windows 11 Update Errors

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There are many reasons why you may get an error message while updating or installing Windows 11, but typical problems may be resolved with a few simple actions. Nota bene: An upgrade converts your device from a previous version of Windows, such as Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, or Windows 10 to Windows 11.

Before looking for a particular problem number, try the general remedies first. If these steps do not resolve your upgrade or installation issue, go to the table of error codes at the bottom of this article.

 How to Fix Windows 11 Update Error 0x80070422, 0x80072ee7, 0x8024a105, 802400420



sfc /scanfile=c:\windows\system32\ieframe.dll

sfc /verifyfile=c:\windows\system32\ieframe.dll



sfc /scannow


A driver error is typically indicated by an error code beginning with 0xC1900101. If you encounter any of these error codes, attempt the actions below first to resolve the issue. If these procedures do not resolve the issue, visit Resolve Windows 11 Upgrade Errors for more comprehensive technical information.

  • 0xC1900101-0x2000c
  • 0xC20017 - 0xC1900101
  • 0x30018 - 0xC1900101
  • 0x3000D - 0xC1900101
  • 0x4000D - 0xC1900101
  • 0x40017 - 0xC1900101

Check that your device has adequate storage space. To update a 32-bit OS, your device needs at least 16 GB of free space, while a 64-bit OS requires at least 20 GB. More information may be found at Free up disk space in Windows 11.

Run Windows Update a couple times to make sure it's up to current. Install any available updates from Windows Update, including software updates, hardware updates, and third-party drivers. To resolve Windows Update problems, use the troubleshooter for Windows 11.

Check for third-party drivers and download any updates that are available. Third-party drivers and installation instructions for any hardware you've added to your device may be found on the manufacturer's website.

Unplug any other hardware. Remove any external storage devices including drives, docks, and other gear that isn't required for basic functioning from your smartphone.

Examine Device Manager for any problems. Select the Start button, then enter device manager into the taskbar's search box. Select Device Manager from the list of options. Look for any device with a yellow exclamation point beside it in the window that appears (you may have to select each category to switch to the list of devices). To fix the problems, press and hold (or right-click) the device name and choose either Update Driver Software or Uninstall.

Uninstall any third-party security software. Check that you know how to reinstall your applications and that you have any required product keys on hand. In the meanwhile, Windows Defender will help safeguard your device.

Errors on hard drives may be repaired. Select the Start button, then type command prompt into the taskbar's search box. Select Command Prompt from the list of options. In the resulting window, enter chkdsk/f C: and hit the Enter key. Repairs will begin immediately on your hard disk, and you will be prompted to restart your device.

To accomplish this, you must have administrator privileges on your device.

Perform a clean restart of Windows. Learn how to do it.

System files may be restored and repaired. Select the Start button, then type command prompt into the taskbar's search box. Select Command Prompt from the list of options. Enter DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth in the window that appears and hit the Enter key. (Find out how to fix a Windows image.)

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