Repair Windows 10 Error 0x800F0922
Error Code 0x800F0922 – What is it?
Error Code 0x800F0922 refers to an issue with downloading the newest version of Microsoft Windows, Windows 10. It could mean that your PC doesn’t have enough free space in the System Reserved partition, or that it couldn’t connect to the Windows Update servers. This issue is not very common, most users will never see this error code. Some, however, will need to follow the below fixes in order to download and upgrade their systems properly.
Common symptoms include:
- Dialog box appears with the Error Code 0x800F0922
- Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade is unsuccessful and/or incomplete
- Users are unable to open applications after attempting the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade
There are two standard reasons why this error occurs during the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade.
- There may not be enough free space in the “System Reserved” partition of your hard drive.
- Error Code 0x800F0922 could also mean that your PC was not able to successfully connect to the Microsoft Windows update servers due to a VPN (virtual private network) connection in your home or office network.
- The .Net framework installation portion of the Windows 10 upgrade fails.
Further Information and Manual Repair
Error Code 0x800F0922 as stated is somewhat rare, but it does occur occasionally. Users who have experienced this error while attempting to upgrade their system to Microsoft Windows 10 have the following options for do-it-yourself fixes.
Use this method if you are operating on a network that uses a VPN connection.
- Disconnect from your office or home network.
- Turn off your VPN software.
- Run the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade.
- Restart your PC.
- Reconnect to your home or office network.
- Turn your VPN software back on.
This will run the Windows 10 Update troubleshooter that is built into your PC.
- Click on the Windows icon on the lower-left corner of your desktop.
- Press the “w” key to open the SEARCH function.
- Type “troubleshooting” in the search field and press ENTER
- When the troubleshooting window opens, select the “view all” option from the left window pane.
- Select “Windows update”.
- Select “advanced” and then choose the “run as administrator” option.
- Click the NEXT button and follow the on-screen prompts.
- This troubleshooter will walk you through the steps needed for your specific situation.
This method will run the DISM (deployment image servicing and management) tool built into your PC.
- Press the “windows key” on your keyboard followed by the “x” key.
- Select the “command prompt admin” option.
- Type the command “exe /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth” into the command prompt field and press ENTER.
- Wait for the scan to run completely.
- When the scan is complete, a message will appear telling you that “the operation completed successfully”.
- Type the command “dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth” into the command prompt field and press ENTER.
- This will take a while to run completely, but it will restore any missing or corrupted files necessary for the Microsoft Windows 10 update.
- Restart your computer.
- Attempt the Windows 10 upgrade again.
Method 4: Use this option if you believe the issue is a result of the .NET framework being disabled.
- Press the “windows” key followed by the “x” key.
- Select the “control panel” option.
- When the control panel window opens, click your cursor in the search field on the upper right hand corner.
- Search for the phrase “windows features”, then select the link “turn Windows features on or off”.
- Select the check box (add a check) to the box next to “.Net framework”.
- Click the OK button.
- Proceed with your Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade.
To resolve this, all you need is third-party software to increase the size of the System Reserved partition.
One of the four methods listed above should fix your Error Code 0x800F0922 issue and allow for a successful Windows 10 upgrade. On an occasion where there isn’t enough space, use third-party software to increase the size of the System Reserved partition. If you do not possess the technical expertise required to accomplish this yourself or do not feel comfortable doing so, download and install a powerful automated tool to get the job done.