Repair Windows 10 Error Code 0xC1900208, 0x4000C
Code 0xC1900208 0x4000C, What is it?
The Error Code 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C is an error that is caused by an installed application or program on your computer that is not compatible with Microsoft Windows 10. The incompatible application prevents you from being able to complete the upgrade to Microsoft Windows 10 and will continue to do so until the issue is resolved.
Common symptoms include:
- You receive a dialog box displaying Error Code 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C
- You are unable to successfully complete the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade process.
Error Code 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C is caused by a non-compatible application or program that is currently installed on your computer, and is not allowing the Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade to finish the installation and update process.
- The upgrade is stopped due to an incompatible app or program.
- Out of date or no longer supported software can cause this error to occur.
- Device drivers that are not up to date or no longer compatible.
- The computer might pick up malware along the way and might be preventing the upgrade. If error code 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C is not rectified, you’ll not be able to proceed with your Windows 10 upgrade.
Further Information and Manual Repair
The good news is, error code 0xC1900208 – 0x4000C is a relatively common problem that is usually easily fixed by the user at home, though it can be a little time-consuming. To elude this time-consuming process, use a powerful tool to rectify the issue in no time (TSC). Before making any attempts to repair this error, ensure to perform a compatibility test.
- Check the compatibility of applications and programs installed on your computer to locate and remove, or fix the one that is incompatible. (Don’t stop at the first one you find, there could be multiple incompatibility issues.)
- Check to ensure all programs and software are not outdated or no longer supported, and remove or fix any outdated or unused, unnecessary programs or software. (This is also a great way to free up space and clean your computer up a bit.)
- Check to ensure that all of your device drivers are current, up to date, and compatible with Microsoft Windows 10, and replace or update where necessary.
Use the get Microsoft Windows 10 application on your computer to check its compatibility, follow the steps below to run the check.
- Look at the taskbar, to the right; you will see an icon for Microsoft Windows 10, right-click the icon. Locate the option in the menu to check the status of your upgrade. This will open an app for getting Microsoft Windows 10.
- Next, you will see 3 lines on top of one another on the upper left side, this will open a drop-down menu, once you have this menu open, locate the option to check the compatibility of your computer.
- Microsoft Windows will then run a check of your entire computer to check for compatibility with Microsoft Windows 10. Once it has finished its check, a pop-up window will display whether or not your computer will work with Microsoft Windows 10, and will also display a list of any hardware and software that are not compatible with the upgrade.
- This may not catch everything and there may still be incompatible programs so the previous steps, though time-consuming may still be necessary.
Once the incompatible applications are discovered, use the control panel to remove/uninstall them. The steps are below:
- Locate your computer’s Control Panel.
- Choose the option that says “Programs”
- From the options available, select the ‘Programs and Features’ link.
- Locate the app in the queue or menu.
- Right-click and choose the uninstall option.