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Solved: Windows 10 2004 Update Error

When some Windows users try to update their computer to Windows 10, version 2004, they encountered an Windows 10 2004 Update Error code 0xC1900101.

To resolve this error, try the simple troubleshooting steps given below.

  1. First, check if your computer is capable of running the Windows 10, version 2004.
  2. If not, there is a chance for you to encounter this error.
  3. Check if you have registered your PC with the insider program.
  4. If not, first register your computer with it and then try to perform the update process.
  5. Make sure that your Windows 10 computer’s apps and drivers are up-to-date.
  6. If not, update them.

Windows 10 2004 Update Error


Try to reset the update components by following the instructions given below.

  1. Sign in to your Windows 10 computer with the admin rights.
  2. Open the Command Prompt application.
  3. Type and run the following commands:
  4. net stop wuauserv
  5. net stop cryptSvc
  6. net stop bits
  7. ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old
  8. ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old
  9. net start wuauserv
  10. net start cryptSvc
  11. net start bits
  12. After running the above commands, restart your Windows 10 computer.
  13. Once your PC restarts, perform the update process again.
  1. If you encounter, the update error 0xC1900101 again, open Run and type the regedit command.
  2. Click the OK button.
  3. Now, navigate to the following file path:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
  4. Select the WUServer and WIStatusServer entries and delete them.
  5. Now, restart your Windows 10 computer and then try to perform the update process.
  6. If the update error 0xC1900101 persists, delete or uninstall all unwanted applications from your computer.
  7. To do it, go to the Settings section.
  8. Select the Apps option followed by Apps & Features.
  9. Choose and uninstall all the unwanted apps one-by-one.
  10. After uninstalling all the unwanted applications, restart your computer.
  11. Check if the Windows 10 2004 Update error 0xC1900101 is resolved.
  12. If not, contact us for assistance.