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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update common installation problems and fixes

How to fix Windows Update errors downloading installation files

In case you receive a 0x800f0922 error code, it could indicate that your PC is not connecting to the Microsoft Update servers, or there is no free storage space available in the System Reserved partition. This is one of the Windows 10 update issues.


  •    PC must be connected to the Internet. If not, the above error might appear.
  •    If you are utilizing a VPN Connection. Disconnect the device to see if that fixes the issue.
  •    The above steps will resolve any issues that the Device has connecting to the Microsoft update servers.
  •    Make sure that security software is not storing data in the System Reserved partition.
  •    Utilize third party tools to resize the partition and make it sufficient (a minimum of 500 MB) to complete the update.
  •    The above steps will help resolve any lack of space in the System Reserved Partition.


How to fix Windows Update errors during installation

When you are installing a new update for Windows 10 operating system, you might receive an error that will prevent windows update from installing the latest version. This is one of the Windows update problems.


  •    There can be multiple reasons that trigger this issue. To resolve this you can use Windows Update troubleshooter
  •    You can resolve this Windows 10 update error by using Windows Update Troubleshooter to rest the service.
  •    Access Settings, Choose on Update and Security. Choose Troubleshoot, Choose the Windows Update Troubleshooter.
  •    Select the Run the Troubleshooter button. Choose Apply fix if applicable to rectify the issue.
  •    If the PC shows a 0x80245006 error code, then it denotes that the files needed are not present or damaged. The Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter can help resolve this Windows 10 update error as well.
  •    In case the troubleshooter cannot rectify the issue, attempt upgrading to the Fall Creators update using the Media Creation tool.

How to fix unexpected error during installation update download

The Error 0x80190001 shows up when the update has encountered an unexpected issue when the PC is trying to download a new feature update utilizing Windows update. This is one among the many Windows update problems.


  •    Make use of the Disk Cleanup tool available with the OS to free up space on the hard drive.
  •    In case you have many drives in your PC, choose the C: drive.
  •    Choose OK. Choose the Clean Up system file button.
  •    In case you have many drives, choose OK, ensuring C: drive is chosen.
  •    Based on the situation, you can erase a number of files including the Recycle Bin, Temporary Internet Files, Temporary Files, System Error Memory Dump Files, Previous Windows Installation, Temporary Windows Installation Files, and Windows Setup temporary files.
  •    After selecting the ones you wish to erase, Choose OK. Choose the Delete File button to finish the task. After completing the tasks proceed to install the update once again.

How to fix corrupted files on a USB bootable media

Creating a USB bootable media for installing the Windows 10 Creators update at certain times may fail or create issues during the installation process. The corrupted files pause the installation process for a while.


  •    Download the installation files again from the website. Try to create the bootable media file to fix it.
  •    Ensure that to use Disk cleanup tool with the help of the Media Creation tool.
  •    Delete the temporary files from the system. Type %temp% on the search tab.
  •    Select all files that are listed on the screen. Press the Delete key to remove all temp files.
  •    It is necessary to delete the files prior to creating the media again. If not, the issue encounters again.
  •    Delete files that are existing in the Recycle Bin. This cleansup most of the corrupted files.

How to fix stuck downloading updates using the Media Creation Tool

Upgrading to Windows 10 with the help of Media Creation tool gets stuck while updating any additional features on the system. This happens during the installation process. Follow the solutions given below to solve it.


  •    Reboot the update process once the Media Creation tool completes the download process.
  •    Ensure that the network connection or internet connection is stable. During the download process.
  •    Once the Creators are updated, connect the system to the internet connection.
  •    Examine the updates by moving to the Settings-> Updates&Security ->Windows Update.
  •    Select the Check for Updates icon. This displays the current version of the OS.

How to fix missing or damaged update files

While downloading or installing the Windows 10 Creator Update, an error code displays on the screen. It is displayed as a 0x80073712 issue. This indicates that the files required for installing 1703 version of OS are damaged.


  •    When the installation process is not done properly, the damaged issue occurs.
  •    Prior to doing the download process again, clean up the temporary files on the system
  •    Make use of the Disk Cleanup tool to delete the files which are referred as Windows Setup temporary files.
  •    To start the update process, move to Settings-> Update and Security-> Windows Update.
  •    Select the Check for Updates option to start the process again. If it fails, use the Media Creation tool.
  •    This is done to update the new Creators update. This steps surely helps to solve the issue.

How to fix minimum hardware requirements errors

The laptops running on Windows 10 should be compatible with Creators update. There are certain changes in hardware requirements for this update. If the requirements are less, the laptop encounters the issue.


  •    When you are running a 32-bit version of Windows 10, the RAM should be at least of 2GB.
  •    The processor required for this update should be at least 1GHz with a display of 800*600 resolution.
  •    If you are having a hard disk of 32 bit, the memory space should be 16GB.
  •    If you are having a hard disk of 64-bit, the memory space should be 20 GB.
  •    The Graphics driver card of DirectX9 or later versions is installed with WDDM 1.0 driver.
  •    If certain devices do not support the requirements, it is recommended to install new memory.

How to fix Windows Update errors trying to download updates

When you see an error code 0x800F0922 or 0xc1900104 on the screen it indicates that the device is not able to communicate with the Microsoft server or the System Reserved partition runs out of space.


  •    If you have any issue connecting to Windows u[date, it can be due to VPN connection.
  •    Disconnect the VPN session for a while and then connect it again. After that, try to update.
  •    When the System Reserved partition space is less compared to the required size, follow the steps below
  •    Make use of the third-party applications such as security software gets occupied to the reserved space.
  •    This is the main reason for the update issue. Use any compatible tool to resize the partition.
  •    Enlarge the System Reserved partition up to 500MB to solve the issue immediately.
windows 10 system reserved partition

How to fix driver problem during installation

While you are trying to install the updated files, an error code 0xC1900101 displays on the screen. It is mostly a driver related issue. There are various methods to solve the driver issue. Follow the steps below to fix it.


  •    Updating the driver to its latest version solves the issue. Download the latest driver
  •    To update the driver, uninstall the current driver from the system by clicking the Uninstall option.
  •    After uninstalling, click the Update Driver software option to check for updates.
  •    Once there is any update, download the driver and install it based on the on-screen prompts.
  •    Examine if there is any device connected to the system. Unplug the device that causes the issue,
  •    Install the Creators update and then reconnect the device again. Remove all external devices that cause the issue.

How to fix compatibility issues during installation

The compatibility issues occur when the driver or application installed is not compatible with the operating system. The driver =s can be graphics driver, device drivers etc. An outdated driver for a particular hardware can also causes the issue.


  •    When the device is properly working without Creator Update, it is difficult to find the driver issue.
  •    Make use of the Media Creation tool to perform the upgrade process. It displays the cause of the issue.
  •    If there is no sufficient space to perform the update, the issue occurs. Delete the unnecessary files.
  •    If the driver is up to date but it is the reason for the issue. Uninstall it for a while and then uninstall it.
  •    Uninstall the driver can be done by navigating to the Device Manager. View the list of installed devices.
  •    Examine the driver that causes the issue. Right-click on it and select Uninstall. After that, update it again.

How to fix installation error after an accidental restart

When there is an accidental restart of the laptop while installing or updating, an error code 0x80200056 displays on the screen. This is one of the common issues you face during the installation process. Follow the steps below:


  •    While updating, maintain full charge. When there is a low charge, the system turns off automatically.
  •    Do not press any unnecessary keys during the update process. This may result in accident restart.
  •    Close the unwanted applications and do not click on any pop-ups during the update process.
  •    Try to update it again using the Media creator tool available on the laptop.
  •    During this installation process, ensure that there is no interruption.This makes the update process to work fast.

How to fix app-compatibility errors during installation

The application compatibility issue occurs when the app that is installed on the laptop does not support the system. Due to this issue, you may not be able to update the app. Follow the steps below to solve the issue.


  •    Uninstall the incompatible app from the system. Move to the Control panel of the laptop.
  •    On the control panel, select the Devices and programs icon. View the list of installed software.
  •    Right-click on the app and select the Uninstall option. Based on the on-screen options, uninstall it.
  •    If you have installed anti-virus or security software for the system, then it can be the reason for the error.
  •    Deactivate the software for a while and examine if you are able to install it again.
  •    If yes, make necessary changes to the software settings and enable it again to fix the issue.

How to fix problems trying to complete the installation

While trying to update the Windows 10, you are unable to do any changes . It prompts to not to turn off the system. Failure in configuring the update changes leads to reverting to the default settings.


  •    Make use of the Windows Update history information to diagnoze the issue and solve them.
  •    Move to Settings-> Update & Security-> Windows Update-> Advanced options-> View update history.
  •    On the link, check for the failed update and keep a note of the error code displayed beside it.
  •    Based on the issue, the troubleshooting steps vary. The main reason for the issue is using old laptops.
  •    They may not meet the system requirements. Turning off the device during the update process.
  •    Disconnecting the power cable and taking the battery out of the slot for a while may solve the issue.
windows 10 update history

How to fix Windows 10 activation problems

After updating the OS to Windows 10, it turns deactivate avoiding the users to enable the full advantage of the operating system. Use the Activation Troubleshooter tool to re-enable the OS again. Follow the steps below to perform it.


  •    After signing up the Microsoft Account, make use of the new Activation Troubleshooter to enable Windows 10.
  •    Press the Windows and I key at a time to open the Setting son the Microsoft app.
  •    Select the Update & Security icon. Press the Activation icon. If the message displays Windows is not activated.
  •    Try to solve it by clicking the Troubleshoot icon. Select the I changed hardware on this device recently option.
  •    Type the necessary credentials for Microsoft Account and select the Sign in option.
  •    Choose the device you wish to re-activate. After a while, click the Activate option.
windows 10 update history

How to fix unexpected error while downloading installation files

You can view an error code 0x80190001 when an unexpected error problems while trying to download the required files.One of the main issues is to upgrade it using the Media Creation tool. Follow the steps below to do the process.


  •    Search the Media Download tool from the Microsoft Store. Download and install it.
  •    After downloading it, locate the setup file on the Downloads folder. Select the MediaCreationtool.exe file.
  •    Double-click on it to start the process. Agree to the terms and conditions displayed on the screen.
  •    After that, select the Upgrade this PC now option. Select the Next option.
  •    Ensure that the Keep personal files and apps option is set as the default option.
  •    If no, select the Change what to keep to alter the settings. Select the Install to start the process.

How to fix updates not downloading using Media Creation Tool

In case the Media Creation tool freezes or halts attempting to download updates before the installation is initiated, then you can use the steps below to rectify the issue.


  •    This is one of the Windows 10 fall creators update problems. The fastest fix for this problem is to restart the Media Creation Tool and follow the on-screen prompts as provided.
  •    Once the Windows Media Creation tool completes downloading the required files swiftly detach the PC from the network by removing the network cable.
  •    After the cable has been removed, switch off the WiFi adapter. This will induce the device to timeout in its attempt to download the updates.
  •    This, in turn, will make the Media Creation Tool skip the update and proceed with the installation.
  •    After the upgradation is complete, and you are in in the out-of-box experience completing the setup, plug the PC back into the network.
  •    Access Settings, select Update and Security, choose Windows Update, and choose the Check for Updates button to install any absent updates.

How to fix installation errors using Media Creation Tool

A Dynamic update error is one of the Windows 10 fall creators update problems. It might be encountered while employing the Media Creation Tool to perform an in-place Fall Creators Update. The Media Creation Tool will halt even after restarting the PC when it tries to download the required files.


  •    This is one among the various Windows 10 update issues. Here is a work around for the problem. Open File Explorer.
  •    Type in the following in the address bar: C:\$Windows.~WS\Sources\Windows\sources
  •    Locate setupprep.exe in the folder that opens.
  •   Run the setupprep.exe file to initiate the update process again.
  •    After completing the above step, follow the on-screen instructions.
  •    The instructions will help you upgrade to the latest release of Windows 10.

How to fix problems with a USB installation media?

The Windows 10 Fall Creators update might fail due to corrupted files on the USB installation media while performing an in-place upgrade or clean installation. Follow the solutions below to rectify this Windows 10 update error.


  •    Download the ISO file for the update you wish to install once again.
  •    Create the USB bootable media for the installation once again.
  •    If using the Media Creation Tool, utilize the Disk Cleanup Tool and erase the Windows Temporary file before downloading them once again.
  •    Utilize the Media Creation Tool to create the USB bootable media once again for the installation.
  •    It might be possible that you encounter the same error once again, if you skip the Disk Cleanup procedure.
  •    This should resolve the issue with regard to the USB installation media.

How to fix update is not applicable to your device problem

If you receive an Error: The update is not applicable to your computer, it indicates that the PC does not have the required updates installed to be compatible with the new version. This error is one of the many Windows 10 Fall Creators Update problems.


  •    Access Settings. Choose Update & Security. Choose Windows Update. Choose Check for Update.
  •    If this does not work, you can download the update manually. Go to the Microsoft Update Catalog Page.
  •    In case you are unable to access the website, you must be able to access it through an InPrivate Window.
  •    Perform a search for the update by searching the KB number for the update you wish to install.
  •    Choose the download button for the 62-bit or 32-bit version of the update.
  •    A pop-up window will appear with a direct download link, choose it to download the .msu file. Double-click the .msu file to install the new update.

How to fix storage issues during installation

If you receive any of these errors, 0x80070070 – 0x50011. 0x80070070 – 0x50012. 0x80070070 – 0x60000. 0x80070070. 0x80070008, these errors indicate a lack of storage space. The windows 10 update fix for these errors is given below:


  •    Connect a removable storage device with a minimum of eight GB of free space.
  •    The free space can be utilized by Windows 10 as ad-hoc storage to finish the installation.
  •    Another method to resolve the issue is to utilize the built-in Disk Clean up tool.
  •    The built-in Disk Clean tool makes space by erasing temporary file and files located in the recycle bin.
  •    In case you are employing the Disk Clean up Tool, make sure not to erase the Windows Setup Memory Files.
  •    These are the files required to install the new updated version of Windows 10 on your PC.

How to fix damaged or missing files during installation

If you receive the 0x80073712 error code while attempting to install the Windows 10 File Creators Update, it indicates that some of the files needed to install the update are absent or are damaged.


  •    To resolve this issue, utilize the Disk Cleanup Tool to erase the Windows Setup Temporary Files.
  •    After erasing the Windows Setup Temporary Files, utilize the Windows update to upgrade to a recent version of Windows 10.
  •    To Check for updates in Windows 10, access Settings. Choose on Update and Security. Select Windows Update.
  •    In the Windows update screen, select the Check for Update button. This will check for updates.
  •    Another option to resolve this issue is via the Media Creation Tool. Download and install the Media Creation Tool.
  •    From the Media Creation Tool, choose Upgrade this PC now option. Choose Next. Make sure the Keep personal files and option is chosen. Choose Install to begin the update.

How to fix compatibility problem during this installation

0x800F0923 error indicates the unavailability/incompatibility of an app or a driver to finish the upgrade process. This issue is normally triggered by the graphics driver, but it can also be because of an older driver installed on your PC. Along with this, the error could also indicate a compatibility problem with an older program or a security program.


  •    Install the latest update or uninstall the driver or application triggering the issue.
  •    Utilize the Media Creation Tool for the update
  •    It might inform you the driver or program that is causing Windows 10 not updating issue.
  •    If the driver in question is the latest, then uninstalling it and then completing the installation process and then reinstalling the driver might be a possible solution.
  •    If the error message is triggered due to an application, you might need to first uninstall the application complete the upgrade
  •    Reinstall the application after the upgrade is complete.

How to fix driver problems during installation

0xC1900101 – 0x20004. 0xC1900101 – 0x2000c.
0xC1900101 – 0x20017. 0xC1900101 – 0x30018. 0xC1900101 – 0x3000D. 0xC1900101 – 0x4000D.0xC1900101 – 0x40017. The codes given here are just probable error codes, and you may receive other errors that begin with the same 0xC1900101 code.


  •    The fastest method to rectify this problem is to install the latest driver for the component from the manufacturer website.
  •    Otherwise, Open the Device manager. Maximize the device group inducing the issue. This is normally indicated by a yellow exclamation sign.
  •    Right-click and choose the Update Driver Software to look for updates or you can select the uninstall option to remove the device and avert the error message.
  •    Another solution is to detach any associated peripherals, complete the upgrade and plug it back after the update is complete. This usually helps in smoother installation.
  •    You can also run the System File Checker built-in command and the Deployment Image Servicing and Management Command,
  •    You can also free up storage, and upgrade manually to resolve this issue.

How to fix app compatibility problems during installation?

The 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C error message indicates the upgrade has failed due to an application that is incompatible with the new operating system version. The methods for resolving this issue are given below:


  •    The quickest way to stop this error message from popping is to uninstall any software that may be inducing the issue.
  •    The kind of application can be antivirus, security software, or traditional desktop software that have not been updated for an extensive period of time.
  •    Access Settings. Choose Apps. Choose Apps & Features. Choose the App from the list shown.
  •    Select the Uninstall button. Follow the on-screen prompts to finish the removal.
  •    The software application will be uninstalled from your PC. Start the upgradation process.
  •    After the upgrade is complete, you can install the application(s) you uninstalled once again.

How to fix problems completing the installation?

If you receive an error that indicates that the update failed or could not be completed and the changes are being reverted or undone, it usually occurs when a quality update is installed along side a feature update that might cause this issue.


  •    Since the error messages are common, it is necessary to find the specific error, so that the appropriate instructions are followed to resolve them.
  •    The fastest method to ascertain the root of the problem is to examine the update history log to view the specific error.
  •    To view the history log from your Windows 10 operating system follow the instruction below:
  •    Access settings, select Update and Security. Choose Windows Update and select the Update history link.
  •    Select the link for the update that failed to install and view the error message for it.
  •    Once you have the specific error message, then you can use it to identify a possible solution in order to complete the update.

How to fix hardware requirements errors during the installation?

In case you are already using Windows 10, then the Fall creators update should also be compatible with your PC. In case the hardware fails to meet the requirements then you might receive 0xC1900200 – 0x20008 or 0xC1900202 – 0x20008 error message


  •    Make sure that the device has minimum hardware requirement to install the Windows 10 operating system on it.
  •    The processor should be at the minimum an one Gigahertz processor. The device memory should at least be two gigabytes for 32-bit or 64-bit systems.
  •    The minimum storage space required for installation is sixteen gigabytes and twenty gigabytes for 32-bit and 64-bit respectively.
  •    The graphics requirements are Directx 9 or higher with Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) 1.0 Driver.
  •    The display resolution should be a minimum 800 X 600.
  •    In case the issue is the RAM, then it can be upgraded to install the new Windows 10 operating system version.

How to fix licensing activation problems after installation

Windows 10 is pretty efficient at reactivating but there is a probability that the installation will not activate after the update. In such a case, you will receive Windows no activated message with a 0x803F7001 error in the settings app.


  •    Link the Microsoft account with the Digital license. Press Windows Key + 1 to access Settings.
  •    Choose Update & Security. Choose Activation. If Windows is not activated is shown, choose Troubleshoot to proceed.
  •    Your account used must possess administrators privileges to complete the procedure.
  •    Choose the “I Changed hardware on this device recently” link. Provide your Microsoft account credentials, and choose Sign in.
  •    Provide the local account password if a Microsoft account has not been added to the computer. Choose Next to proceed.
  •    Choose the device you want to re-activate from the list shown. Select This is the device I’m using right now, and choose the Activate button.

How to fix missing OneDrive File On-Demand after upgrade?

OneDrive File On-Demand is a new feature made available with the Windows 10 fall creators update. However, users have been reporting it to be unavailable after the upgrade. This is one of the Windows 10 fall creators update problems.


  •    Download the latest version of OneDrive. Double-click the file to initiate the setup.
  •    Follow the on-screen steps to finish the installation.
  •    Restart your PC and then Access One Drive.
  •    Providing your Microsoft account credentials, sign-in and configure OneDrive as usual.
  •    Right-click the OneDrive cloud icon in the notification area, and choose Settings.
  •    From the Settings tab, choose the Save Space and Download files as you use the option to switch on the File on-Demand.

How to fix Microsoft Edge freezing problems on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The new version of Microsoft Edge available in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has been reported to freeze during browsing by some users. This is also one among the many Windows 10 fall creators update problems.


  •    Repair Microsoft edge to resolve the freezing issue. Access Settings. Choose Apps. Choose Apps & Features.
  •    Choose Microsoft Edge from the list. Choose the Advanced options link.
  •    Choose the Repair button to fix the freezing issue that occurs after the Windows 10 Fall Creator’s Update.
  •    If the freezing issue continues, then you can use the Reset button.
  •    Using the reset button will erase data such as history, cookies, and settings, along with others.
  •    This should resolve the freezing issue after the Microsoft Windows 10 Fall creators update.

How to fix black screen with loading animation preventing the upgrade

After the upgrade is complete, some users got a black screen with a loading animation and the installation never finishes. To resolve this windows 10 update error follow the instructions listed below:


  •    This issue is prompted due to a conflict with one of the peripherals connected to the device.
  •    Once the Black screen with loading animation has been playing for more than half or one hour proceed to the next step.
  •    Attempt pressing the power button for ten seconds to do a hard shut down.
  •    After this, attempt to fix the issue by detaching all peripherals connected to your PC.
  •    Power up the computer once again to check if the upgrade resumes and finishes the installation.
  •    In case your PC reverts to the previous version, attempt once again to install the update, but this time with all peripherals detached.

How to fix error 0x80070490 – 0x20003 trying to upgrade using Media Creation Tool

Some users have encountered the 0x80070490 – 0x20003, attempting to upgrade the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update utilizing the Media Creation Tool, which induces the installation process to revert to the previous version. To resolve this windows 10 update error follow the instructions listed below:


  •    Employ the Disk Cleanup tool and ensure to erase all Temporary Files.
  •    This includes “Temporary Windows Installation Files” and “Windows Setup Temporary Files”
  •    Detach all peripherals. While updating the PC, you will only require internet connectivity, monitor, keyboard, and mouse.
  •    After Detaching the peripherals, utilize the System file Checker (SFC) built-in command to fix the computer after the upgrade.
  •    Another option is to employ the Deployment Image Servicing and Management DISM Command.
  •    Attempt to update once again using a USB bootable media created utilizing the Media Creation Tool.

How to fix no emoji panel after upgrading to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Beginning with the Fall Creators update, Windows 10 has launched native support for emoji utilizing the hardware keyboard through Windows key + “.” or Windows key + “;” keyboard combination shortcut. It is reported that in certain cases the emoji picker is missing.


  •    The Emoji Picker is currently provided only for users in the US.
  •    To use this feature: Access Settings, Choose Time & Language. Select Region & Language.
  •    Beneath Languages, choose your language, and choose Options.
  •    Beneath Keyboards, choose the Add a keyboard button. Choose the US keyboard.
  •    Once these steps are completed, the emoji panel should show up when pressing any of the supported shortcuts.
  •    If not, make sure that you have switched to English US keyboard in order to access the emoji panel.

How to fix touch keyboard on startup after installing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Despite the successful completion of the Windows 10 Fall creators update, the touch keyboard might show up after sign-in in your PC. This is one among the many Windows 10 fall creators update problems. The solution for this is listed below:


  •    Open Task Manager. From the process tab, right-click the Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Process, and choose End Task.
  •    Another option is to deactivate the touch keyboard service from launching at startup on Windows.
  •    Access Start. Search for Service and open the result. Within services, double-click Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service.
  •    From the General Tab, modify the startup type to Disabled.
  •    Beneath the Service Status, choose the Stop Button.
  •    Choose Apply. Choose OK.
  •    Once the above steps are completed, restart your PC. The touch keyboard should no longer launch by itself

How to fix black screen problem with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

After completing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, it might be possible that you get a black screen affecting your user experience. This might be because of an issue during the feature update installation procedure, a quality update that was installed improperly previously, or a problem with graphics driver or device hardware.


  •    If you receive a black screen during the installation process then the update might be active in the background.
  •    If the screen displays a black screen even after three to six hours, then the installation is possibly stuck.
  •    Force shutdown the computer. If utilizing a laptop take out the battery if feasible.
  •    Detach all non-essential peripherals. After sixty seconds, attach the battery and power cable.
  •    If this was a minor issue, the installation process should resume. attach the peripherals that you removed.
  •    If it does not and Windows 10 reverts back, attempt to manually install the Windows 10 update once again.

How to fix ‘ms-resource’ problem with the Start menu

This error refers to app entries with “ms-source” in the start menu after the Windows 10 fall creators update has been installed. This might be prompted because of a number of reasons. It might required that you to reinstall the built-in Windows store apps on your PC to resolve this issue. This is one among the Windows 10 fall creators update problems.


  •    Access Start. Search Windows for PowerShell, right-click the result, and choose Run as administrator.
  •    Provide the following commands to re-register the missing built-in Windows 10 apps:
  •    Type in the following commands:
    reg delete “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\TileDataModel\Migration\TileStore” /va /f
  •    Press Enter after the above command.
    get-appxpackage -packageType bundle |% {add-appxpackage -register -disabledevelopmentmode ($_.installlocation + “\appxmetadata\appxbundlemanifest.xml”)}
    Press Enter after the above command.
  •    Type in the following commands:
    $bundlefamilies = (get-appxpackage -packagetype Bundle).packagefamilyname
    get-appxpackage -packagetype main |? {-not ($bundlefamilies -contains $_.packagefamilyname)} |% {add-appxpackage -register -disabledevelopmentmode ($_.installlocation + “\appxmanifest.xml”)}
    Press Enter after typing the above command.
  •    Restart the computer and the “ ms-resource”entries should no longer be displayed.

How to fix start menu problems on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

Some users have reported that app installed are not shown or absent, while for others the start menu itself is not working. This is one among the various Windows 10 fall creators update problems. Once of the possible solutions is to resolve the issue using Power Shell


  •    Access Start. Search for PowerShell. Right-click the result, and choose Run as administrator.
  •    Provide the following commands to re-register the missing built-in Windows 10 apps: Type the command below:
    reg delete “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\TileDataModel\Migration\TileStore” /va /f
  •    Press Enter after this command and type the command below:
    get-appxpackage -packageType bundle |% {add-appxpackage -register -disabledevelopmentmode ($_.installlocation + “\appxmetadata\appxbundlemanifest.xml”)}
  •    Press the Enter key after this command and type the command below:
    $bundlefamilies = (get-appxpackage -packagetype Bundle).packagefamilyname
  •    Press the Enter key after this command, and type the command below:
    get-appxpackage -packagetype main |? {-not ($bundlefamilies -contains $_.packagefamilyname)} |% {add-appxpackage -register -disabledevelopmentmode ($_.installlocation + “\appxmanifest.xml”)}
  •    If you have installed apps from the Microsoft Store then uninstall them from Apps & Features and reinstall them from the Store.

How to fix networking problems after installing the Windows 10 fall creators update

A very slow connection or inability to connect to the network from the PC after completing the Windows 10 Fall Creators update can be resolved by completing the following steps.This is one of the Windows 10 update issues.


  •    This issue could have been triggered because the upgrade process did not conserve your network configuration.
  •    The issue could also be triggered due to a problem with the network adapter, and other causes.
  •    The best method to fix the issue is by using the network troubleshooter and allow Windows 10 to resolve the issue.
  •    Access Settings from Windows 10 operating system. Choose Network & Security. Select Status.
  •    Beneath the Network Status, choose the Troubleshoot button. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  •    This should help resolve the networking problems that you encounter after installing the Windows 10 fall creators update.

How to fix store problems after installing the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Once the fall creators update is complete, a small number of users have been reporting that Microsoft Store informs that something bad has occured and that an unknown layout specified in manifest. This is one of the Windows 10 update issues.


  •    Users encountering the problem are those using Windows 10 outside the US.
  •    Modifying the region will provide an ad-hoc solution till a permanent one is found.
  •    To change it, access Start, select Time & Language, choose Region & Language.
  •    “Beneath Country or Region”, choose the country you wish to use from the drop down menu.
  •    After completing this modification, attempt accessing store again, and it should work as usual.
  •    Another option for issues in Microsoft Store is to reset the app from the settings app or utilizing the WSReset command to erase the cache.

How to fix mail not syncing problem with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update?

Participants in the Windows Insider Program who have completed Windows 10 Fall Creators Update through the latest preview might encounter syncing issues with the mail app or adding a new email account. Here is the Windows 10 update fix for this issue:


  •    Open Command Prompt Type the following command and press enter:
    dism /online /Add-Capability /CapabilityName:OneCoreUAP.OneSync~~~~
  •    Restart the PC. Access the app to make sure it is syncing. If not access Mail Settings and then choose Manage accounts.
  •    Choose the account, and in case the Account Settings dialog is present, the component was successfully reinstalled. If the issue is unresolved, Delete the account and add it again.
  •    You can also resolve syncing issues by resetting the Mail and calendar apps. Access Settings, select apps, choose Apps & Features.
  •    Choose the Mail and Calendar apps. Choose the Advanced options link. Choose the Reset the button.
  •    Once you complete the above steps you might be required to add the accounts once again.

How to fix error 0xc00000bb installing with Windows 10 Fall Creators update

Some users receive the 0xc00000bb all of a sudden during the Windows 10 Fall Creator’s upgrade process. This might result in users being unable to rollback or reset their PC. The issue seems to affect a small number of users utilizing Asus X299 motherboard in tandem with a Samsung NVMe Solid State Drive. Here is the Windows 10 update fix for this issue:


  •    There is no permanent fix currently available for this 0xc00000bb error.
  •    For a workaround for the 0xc00000bb error , create a bootable installation media.
  •    Do a clean install of Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update.
  •    A clean installation involves erasing all data on the computer and reformatting the hard drive.
  •    And then installing a clean copy of Windows using bootable media.
  •    This works for most users to avert the 0xc00000b error during the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.

How to fix System File Checker (SFC) with Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Once Windows 10 version 1709 is installed, the system file checker command tool might indicate that the corrupted files have been repaired repeatedly running the tools multiple times. Here is the Windows 10 update fix for this issue:


  •    The issue is reported only by a small number of users using the Windows 10 fall creators update.
  •    It seems to happen when third-party antivirus tools have been used in the PC that is being updated.
  •    The fix suggested by users facing the problem is to remove the third-party antivirus from the PC.
  •    Uninstall the third-party antivirus and allow Windows Defender Antivirus to safeguard your PC ad-hoc.
  •    This solution is to have reverted the things to normal for the affected users.
  •    If this does not resolve the issue, use the Deployment Image Servicing Management command to rectify issues in the installation.

How to fix apps reopening after restarting with the Windows 10 Fall Creators update.

Once the PC is shut down and restarted, some apps will launch automatically during the login after the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. Here is the Windows 10 update fix for this issue:


  •    Windows 10 offers the choice to utilize your sign in information to complete updates.
  •    The new updated version offers this as a new feature to regular restarts and shutdown and this not an issue.
  •    Follow the steps below to ensure that windows 10 does not restore apps that were previously run.
  •    From Windows 10, Access Settings, select Accounts, choose Sign-in options.
  •    Beneath privacy, switch off the feature that uses your sign -in info to automatically complete setting up your device after an update or restart.
  •    This will disable the feature and stop the apps from launching automatically during sign-in.

How to properly install the windows 10 fall creators update?

Updating to the Windows Fall Creators update is an easy process, however, users might encounter windows 10 update error given that the OS caters to a large number of device types. To reduce the risk of the Windows 10 fall creators update failing, follow the steps given below:


  •    Create backup : It is best to create a backup to ensure that you are able to revert back to a functional version of your OS.
  •    Uninstall apps : Uninstall apps that might not be compatible with Windows 10.
  •    Make sure that antivirus software is enabled/installed if it is disabled/uninstalled during the update.
  •    Do not block updates and make sure that Pause Updates toggle switch is enabled off.
  •    Detach Non-essential drives and record special configurations so that you do not lose them after completing the update.
  •    Finally, perform a clean installation. It erases the primary hard drive, the current installation configuration, apps, personal data, and then reinstall Windows 10 with fall creator update

Windows 10 fall creators Update common user problems and complaints

Installation problems with the Fall Creators Update

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (FCU) installation process has been reported to encounter a number of issues. There is windows update not working windows 10, windows 10 not updating, windows 10 update not working, windows 10 updates not installing are few among the issues raised by some users. Here are a few more listed below:


  •    Receive error message 0xc00000bb when attempting to reboot to install the FCU
  •    The above error affects systems mostly with ASUS 2X99 MOB and Samsung NVME SSD and SATA Drives.
  •    The error 0xc00000bb is displayed at a particular point of time with the additional text Binitalization failed
  •    Some users have encountered the 0x80070490 – 0x20003 utilizing Media Creation tool.
  •    Other users have complained about being unable to install the FCU despite downloading the update. The PC restarts but the update never installs.
  •    Another issue that users have been raising is that installation takes too long. In certain cases, the update is to have been reported to take more than ten hours.

Microsoft Edge problems

The new update for Windows 10 is supposed to offer a greatly improved version of Microsoft edge with new features and changes, but following the completion of the update, some users have reported problems with the browser:


  •    The Edge browser keeps crashing and is overall sluggish and takes time to load pages.
  •    In some cases, users complained the Edge browser crashed even while preforming simple tasks, including making a forum entry about the Edge browser issue.
  •    The browser tends to crash if you access any other page than the Bing search homepage.
  •    The browser is also slow. It also responds and reproduces characters very slowly on the screen.
  •    There is a particularly long delay While typing an entry exceeds a particular length in the address.
  •    There are also cases where there is a lag in response when clicking a link on an external application (not from the Internet browser).

Drivers problems with the Fall Creators Update

Post the installation of version number 1709, a number of users have been encountering some driver issues with network adapter and graphics cards.


  •    One of the issues raised is that color display on both monitors not working properly.
  •    High Dark/contrast on monitors after installing the Fall Creators Update.
  •    The Fall update is also said to have reset the RGB color range to limited on Nvidia graphics.
  •    When it comes to graphics, some users complained that they were rendered unable to assign the native screen resolution on their monitors.
  •    The new update is also said to have rendered Razer laptop’s keyboard, trackpad, and USB ports useless.
  •    The users also noted that rebooting or reinstalling the drivers fixed the issue in certain cases, but not always.

Experience problems with the Fall Update

The new windows update brings in a lot of changes. However for a small number of users have been experiencing problems in the form of apps, performance issues and absent features. It seems the Windows 10 update not working for them.


  •    One of the common complaints reported about the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the problem with missing apps after installing the update.
  •    Another complaint with regard to the Windows Fall update is that the newly introduced OneDriveFiles on Demand feature was not accessible after the update. However, the real cause has been the slow roll out of the feature.
  •    Another new feature that has been reported to be unavailable is the native support for Emoji.
  •    Some users complained that the Mobile Hotspot feature was getting affected due to the Windows 10 Fall Creators update.
  •    There has also been a marked deterioration for some devices in certain cases.
  •    Users have pointed out that their computer takes longer to shut down and the internet connectivity has also been affected.