Error 0xc1900208: Windows Creators Update Fail {Solved}

If there is software in your computer which is not capable for the new upgrade then this error may pop out – 0xc1900208. This error mainly occurs in Windows 10. Here, we will learn how to solve this type of error.

Windows Creators Update Fail with Error 0xc1900208

Let’s take a look on some methods that helps you to remove 0xc190020 error. Commonly it shows during the updation of new software in your windows.

How to Fix Error Code 0xc1900208

Other reasons of 0xc190020 error are may be the insufficient space of the disk, outdated drivers and many others. Here are some solutions:

Solution 1: Remove Culprit Applications

The very first solution of 0xc1900208 error is removing the culprit applications. Here’s is the step by step methods:

Step 1: Open windows explorer by pressing the Windows + E key coincidentally.

Step 2: Then paste C:\Windows\Panther in the address bar and hit enter.

Step 3: Now search for the latest Compat*.xml file and open it.

Step 4: Write down the name of incapable app that is in the file.

Step 5: Open the Run box by Ctrl + R.

Step 6: Now, type appwiz.cpl and click on the ok button.

Step 7: A new screen will open named programs window. In this, navigate for incompatible app.

Step 8: Now double click on the incompatible app in the installed app list and proceed towards uninstallation process.

Step 9: At last reboot your PC and check whether it is solved or not.

If the above solution does not work take a look for solution 2.

Solution 2: Reset Windows Update Components

Step 1: Press start button and type cmd then right click on it and click on run as administrator.

Step 2: Now, to stop the windows update error type the following commands:

net stop bits

net stop wuauserv

net stop appidsvc

net stop cryptsvc

Step 3: Now, enter the following commands:

ren % systemroot %\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.bak

ren %systemroot%\system32\catroot2catroot2.bak

This will rename the distribution folder backup copies.

Step 4: Restart the services which we have stoped in step2 by using these commands:

net start bits

net start wuauserv

net start appidsvc

net start cryptsvc

Step 5: At last, restart your PC and check whether the 0xc1900208 error has been solved or not.

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Conclusion

With the help of above mentioned solutions you can fix the windows creator update error – 0xc1900208 and can restore the lost data from windows device. Though 0xc1900208 is a common error and can stop you from upgrading windows. In some cases, you may also lost your data. So, it’s better to have a solution with you.

The above mentioned methods are very useful and it works for the majority of the users. Here, we have discussed  about  removing culprit application i.e. removing the incompatible app from the PC. Also we resets the windows upgrade component. Hope that these methods will help you!