The error code 0x800F0922 is a Windows error which might warn you about two problems many users are facing when updating Windows 10 or installing some specific updates. This error is a very known and common error, previously known by the name Upgrade failure to the Windows 8.1. But, somehow still present in Windows 10 standard update procedure. Thus the reason for occurring this error is almost similar. But, instead of upgrading it to the new OS, the errors occur with some new build.
Usually, this error occurs when your PC is unable to connect to the update server, or when you have less than 500 MB in the system reserved partition. Moreover, the same error code 0x800F0922 might show up on your screen when you are installing or updating the .NET framework.
Below we provide you complete guide with steps to fix the error code 0x800F0922 on Windows 10. The steps are discussing below.
Steps to Fix Error Code 0x800F0922 on Windows 10
Only by running the Windows Update Troubleshooter or rebooting computer did not help you in fixing the error code 0x800F0922, you should try some other options also. However, installing updates are plays a very significant role in keeping your computer less vulnerable to cyber threats and also has the best experience for using it.
Before continuing with the steps, we advise you to follow the given steps in a proper sequence to avoid trouble, and it also takes less time. Here how to fix it:
Method-1: Run DISM and SFC tools
- In the Windows Search box, type cmd.
- Now, right-click on the Command Prompt option and select the Run as administrator option.
- Then, type sfc/scannow
- Press the Enter key.
- Next, type the following command one by one and press enter key after each of them:
- exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth
- exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
- After that, close the Command Prompt.
- Finally, restart your computer system for all the changes to take effects.
Method-2: Reset Windows Update Component
- Click on the Windows + X keys together on the keyboard.
- Then, Choose the Command Prompt.
- Now, disable the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer, and also the Windows Update Services by typing the given-path in the Command Prompt window. And click on the enter key after entering each command:
- net stop wuauserv
- net stop cryptSvc
- net stop bits
- net stop msiserver
- ren C:\\Windows\\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
- ren C:\\Windows\\System32\\catroot2 Catroot2.old
Note: the last two paths are only used for renaming the Software Distribution and Catroot2 folders.
- Next, when all the commands are successfully executed, then enable BITS, Cryptographic, MSI installer and the Windows Update Service by typing one by one all the given paths in the Command Prompt and press Enter key after each of them:
- net start wuauserv
- net start cryptSvc
- net start bits
- net start msiserver
- Finally, close the Command Prompt window.
- Restart your system for all the changes to take effects.
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