How to Fix Error Code 0xC1900208 on Windows 10?

We all know that Microsoft releases its feature updates for Windows 10 twice a year. Sometimes, Windows 10 users are reporting problems such as they can’t install the feature updates due to some compatibility issues on the current OS, anti-virus definitions, incompatible software, outdated drivers, insufficient disk space and many more issues. And in all the errors of the Windows 10 upgrade error, one of them is 0xC1900208.

Generally, this 0xC1900208 error shows up on the screen during the installation process of the Creators Update. But a similar problem might strike people when installing other updates. Neither the Windows 10 nor the Microsoft users were surprised when the Creators Update started causing bugs.

However, this error is the app-compatibility error and can easily be found as 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C. It is an appearance which signifies the fact that your computer has an application, which is not compatible with an update. Therefore, the system won’t be upgraded as long as the app won’t be removed from your system.

Here we provide you complete step by step guide to fix this error code 0xC1900208 on Windows 10.

Steps to Fix Error Code 0xC1900208 on Windows 10

Though the error 0xC1900208 can be resolved quickly by simply removing all incompatible app available on your computer, the issue is that the error does not signify which app is creating a problem. Conversely, it has been found that some third-party antivirus or other security software often fall for the category of apps which is incompatible with the Windows 10 Creators update.

During the time, when the error occurred, you did not copy the name of that error, which prevented the Creators Update from being installed, and then you can check it by easily accessing to the Windows Update history. Here how to fix it:

  1. Click on the Windows + I together on the keyboard to launch the Settings app.
  2. Then, click on the Update & Security option.
  3. Next, choose the Windows Update option.
  4. After that, click on Update History link.
  5. Now, select the link for the update that failed to install.
  6. Then, click on the More Info tab.
  7. Hit Ctrl + Alt + Del to launch the Task Manager.
  8. Search for the Antivirus installed on your system.
  9. Click on the Disable tab to disable it.
  10. Press Windows + I and open the Apps.
  11. Scroll down the list and search for the entry of Antivirus.
  12. Then, choose the Uninstall
  13. After that, click on the Windows key + R to open the Run window.
  14. Type the regedit on the run window.
  15. Hit the Enter key.
  16. Now, click on the Edit and Find option.
  17. Type the name of the program which you have uninstalled to check for its leftovers.
  18. Finally, if the search detects any file, then remove it.
Robert Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Samuel has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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