How to fix Windows Update Error 0xC1900107

[0xC1900107] How to fix Windows Update Error 0xC1900107

How to fix Windows Update Error 0xC1900107

When installing Windows or Updating Windows, you may run into a few Windows errors. Unfortunately, this is not uncommon, and today, we’re looking at the Windows update or installation error code: 0xC1900107

If you have another error code, you may want to search the rest of our guides, as we often have more guides for Windows error codes. You can do so by going here to search.

The Windows error code 0xC1900107 refers to a cleanup operation from a previous installation that is still pending or needs to be installed prior to any further updates that can be installed. Below are some fixes you can try!

  • Restart your PC

This error refers to a previous or an update needing to be installed prior to any further upgrades. Nine times out of ten, a restart will fix it. If still isn’t working, follow the rest of the steps that might help you install those updates!

  1. Use the Windows Update Assistant 

One of the ways that we’ve learned to use, is using the Windows 10 Update assistant. We should mention that this only works when you are going from one major version (1607,1709,1803,1809 etc.) to the latest. To use this, head over to the Windows 10 download page.

 This will then show you at the top if you’re able to update with the latest and will give you an option for ‘Update Now’. If you go here and then follow through the steps, you will be on the newer version which can fix many issues, including the update issues for Windows error code 0xC1900107.  

Using the Windows Update Assistant (0xC1900107)

Using the Windows Update Assistant

  1. Run the Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter

Windows included the latest troubleshooter to their software called the Windows 10 update troubleshooter. To get to this, simply type in ‘Troubleshoot’ into your Windows search bar, and once in the settings find ‘Windows Updates’. Once clicked, click ‘Run Troubleshooter’ and let it work its magic. This may require administrative rights if you don’t have it!  

Searching for Troubleshooting Settings on Windows 10

Searching for Troubleshooting Settings on Windows 10

Windows 10 Troubleshoot Windows Update

Windows 10 Troubleshoot Windows Update

 

  1. Attempt a DSIM Repair

Sometimes your PC may run into some problems due to files being corrupt or broken. One way you can see if this is the case is to run a DSIM repair. What this does is resolve issues with the Windows 10 image running on your system. To do this, you need to use the command line.  First, open up the command line by typing in your search ‘CMD’.  (Note: If you’re not an administrator on your PC, right-click and run as administrator’. 

Searching for Console (CMD) in Windows 10 (0xC1900107)

Searching for Console (CMD) in Windows 10

Once in your command line, type the following command in; 

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth 

Once entered, it will then run its processes. Don’t worry, this can take a significant amount of time depending on your PC. It may be worth grabbing a coffee or two.  Once complete, it will let you know if there are any problems with your image and will repair them if possible.  

 

Attempt a DSM Repair on Windows 10 CMD

Attempt a DSM Repair on Windows 10 CMD

 

  1. Contact Microsoft Support 

Even though Microsoft may not the best with support, they still do support you with issues such as this. You can contact Microsoft support here and let them know what you’ve done, what the error is and they can most likely pinpoint issues with your system or at least point you in the correct direction. 

If you do ever speak to Microsoft, or the Microsoft community, it’s always best to quote the error code “0xC1900107” to give them a better understanding! 

  1. Reinstall Windows  

We would suggest this as a last resort. Windows 10 can be quite difficult to understand and even more so when errors are occurring. If all the above haven’t helped, it may be worth looking to repair or reinstall Windows. If you’re uncomfortable with this, it may be worth looking into getting a professional to help or, we will have a guide on this soon! 

Hopefully, one of these methods has helped you with your issue, but let us know if not and we can take a look into the error code and re-write the article! 

 

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