How To Fix Windows 10 May 2019 Update Problems

How To Fix Windows 10 May 2019 Update Problems

Microsoft has started rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 update (build 1903) to all Windows 10 computers with slight improvements and new features to enhance users experience. This is the seventh primary update since the first Windows 10 release, and it’s also the first semi-annual 2019 update, rolling out to supported devices.

However, as a result of major changes, a new feature update also comes with potential new issues, which is negative for the overall performance of your Windows 10 computer. These are common problems after installing May 2019 update on Windows 10 computer. If you are also encountering one or more of the problems listed below, this post might help you.

Solutions to fix Windows 10 May 2019 Update issues

When your computer performs an upgrade to a new Window version, there will be two types of issues. You can come across known problems that occur due to many reasons, but they are not bugs with May 2019 Update. The second one is problems, which are results of unknown bugs with the latest update.

Solutions to unexpected errors installing May 2019 Update

The recommended way to install any new Windows update is to use the Windows Update tool, but you might come across error messages that prevent you from the completing the update installation.

With this method, you might see a lot of different error, varying with the problem. But if you don’t know the root of the issue, you can try to use Windows Update troubleshooter to automatically fix the problem. To fix errors with Windows Update when installing the new update, simply follow these steps below:

  1. Head to Settings > Update & Security.
  2. Select Troubleshoot.
  3. Under the “Get up and running” section, click on Windows Update
  4. Click on Run the troubleshooter
  5. Select Apply this fix option
  6. Follow the onscreen prompts. When done, restart your computer

After you complete the steps, click on the Check for updates button in the “Windows Update” settings page to continue the update to version 1903.

Solutions to error 0x800F0922 downloading the May 2019 Update

If you see the 0x800F0922 when downloading the May 2019 update through Windows Update, it means that your computer isn’t able to connect to Microsoft update servers, or System Reserved partition is also full. There are two ways to fix error 0x800F0922

Terminate a VPN session

The 0x800F0922 error only appears when you are downloading the files to install a new update with connecting to a VPN server. To fix this issue, you just disconnect our computer from the VPN section:

  1. Click on the network icon at the taskbar.
  2. Choose the VPN connection.
  3. Click on the Disconnect

If you are using a different VPN client, remember to check the software vendor support website for more details before disconnecting.

Modify System Reserved partition

If your computer is running antivirus software or another type of security software, they often store the data on the System Reserved partition, which is also one of the reasons, making your device unable to install the May 2019 Update. You can fix this issue with the help of a third-party tool to make the Reserved Partition larger.

Solutions to error 0x80190001, 0x80073712, or 0x80245006 when installing the May 2019 Update files

If you see the 0x80190001 error, there is a problem occurring during the download process. If the error 0x80073712 or 0x80245006 shows up on the screen when installing the new update, it means that some of the upgrade files are missing.

The simplest way to fix these errors is to use the Storage settings to remove the temporary files and then complete the upgrade process again. To get rid of downloaded temporary files on your Windows 10 computer, just follow these steps below:

  1. Go to Settings > System > Storage.
  2. In the “Storage sense” section, click on Free up space now
  3. Clear the default selections.
  4. Click on Temporary Windows/ Windows Setup installation files option.

5. Click on Remove files

Once you complete the steps, click on Check for updates button in the “Windows Update” settings page to continue the May 2019 Update.

Solutions to error 0x8007025D when installing the May 2019 Update

If you see the 0x8007025D – 0x2000C error during the process, some of the files can get corrupted in Windows ISO file. To eliminate this problem, you can use the Media Creation Tool to create a new Windows ISO file by following these steps:

  1. First, download the Media Creation Tool . (Just click on Download tool now)
  2. Double click on MediaCreationToolxxxx.exe  file to open the utility.
  3. Click on Accept
  4. Choose Create installation media for another PC
  5. Choose your language and other information as your preference.
  6. Click the Next button and then select the ISO file option.

After you complete these steps, the utility will automatically create a new ISO file that can be used to upgrade your computer.

Solutions to “install completion” problems with the May 2019 Update

When you use Windows Update to install the latest Windows 10 update or monthly patch update, there’s a chance you see one of these two errors:

  • We couldn’t complete the updates. Undoing changes.
  • Failure configuring Windows Updates. Reverting changes.

These are common messages that can prevent the upgrade process from completing successfully, and you won’t be able to continue until you investigate and fix the exact error.

Luckily, there is a section in the Windows Update settings page, coming with information about each update that you are installing, and you can read this information to fix the issue. To know the exact error that prevents the upgrade process, simply follow these steps:

  1. Head to Settings > Update & Security on your computer
  2. Click on Windows Update.
  3. Choose the View your update history
  4. Find out the error code for the failed update.

After you complete the steps, you can then use your favorite search engine to research the error.

Use Media Creation Tool

Microsoft Media Creation Tool is a great solution to fix the error 0x80246007. If this is the case you are facing, it means that the download didn’t complete.

To get rid of this issue, you should retry an in-place upgrade or use the tool to start the update from scratch by using a clean Windows 10 copy.

Solutions to errors when installing the May 2019 Update with Media Creation Tool

The Media Creation Tool is a handy utility to perform an update or create a bootable media to install a new Windows 10 version. But, sometimes, you can end up with a Dynamic Update problem, which prevents it from s beginning the upgrade process even when you restart it.

After restarting the Media Creation Tool, but the upgrade files still get stuck in downloading, you should start the installation process manually by doing these steps below::

  1. Launch File Explorer on your computer
  2. Navigate to the following path:


  1. Double click on Setupprep.exe  file to begin the update.

Wait for the process to complete, you can then continue with the upgrade process to the May 2019 Update on your Windows 10 computer.

Fix Media Creation Tool stuck downloading update screen

As a part of the update process, the Media Creation Tool will download required files for the upgrade and check for additional updates. However, if the tool is stuck in checking for the update screen, you can follow these steps below to fix the problem.

  1. Close and reopen Media Creation Tool.
  2. When the installation files complete the download, disconnect your Windows computer from the Internet.

Once you finish the steps above, the tool will skip the updates, continue with the update process.

Solutions to fix issues when installing the May 2019 Update with USB bootable drive

If you intend to your computer through a USB media that was created by the Media Creation Tool, the Windows 10 May 2019 update can get failed every time when you try to install the update. The error happens since some files might be missing inside your created USB flash drive. To eliminate this issue, you should use the Media Creation Tool once again to create the bootable media again. If possible, you can try to re-create the installation media on another computer. To create a USB flash drive using the Media Creation Tool, follow these steps below:

  1. First, download the Media Creation Tool from Microsoft.
  2. Click on MediaCreationToolxxxx.exe  file to start the download.
  3. Click on Accept
  4. Choose Create installation media for another PC
  5. Click on the Next button and then choose your own language, and other settings if they are different from the default choice.
  6. Click on the Next button and choose your USB flash drive.
  7. Click the Next button > Finish

After these steps are done, you will have a brand-new USB media without any files corrupted and you can now use it to install the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.

Solutions to storage error 0x80070070, 0x80070008, or 0xC190020e 

To install Windows 10, you will need at least 20GB of free storage for a 64-bit version or at least 16GB of available storage for a 32-bit version. If your computer does not meet the storage requirements, you will see one of these error messages:

  • 0x80070008
  • 0xC190020e
  • 0x80070070 – 0x50011
  • 0x80070070 – 0x50012
  • 0x80070070 – 0x60000

To fix the storage problem when installing the May 2019 Update, go to Settings to free up space on your computer. To do so:

  1. Navigate to Settings > System > Storage
  2. Click on the Free up space now option in “Storage sense” section
  3. Choose the files you want to delete to free up space such as Windows Upgrade log files, Thumbnails, Recycle Bin, etc…

Warning: Remember NOT to select “Windows Setup temporary files” or “Windows ESD installation files” option since it’s necessary to update your computer.

Simply click on Remove files button and when you are done, you can then install Windows 10 version 1903 update without problems.

Solutions to fix hardware error 0xC1900200, 0xC1900202, or 0x80300024

You might see an error message 0xC1900200 – 0x200080xC1900202 – 0x20008, or 0x80300024 if your computer does not meet the minimum requirements.

If you are going to install Windows 10 May 2019 update, you should make sure your computer includes the minimum hardware requirements:

In case your computer is a low-end one, you might see the 0xC1900200 – 0x20008 or 0xC1900202 – 0x20008 error and the problem comes from the lack of RAM memory.

Fix error 0x80070002 0x20009

Another common problem you might catch when installing Windows 10 update is the error 0x80070002 0x20009, indicating that your system cannot find out the specific files.

This error often happens when you have more one drive plugged into your computer. To get rid of the issue, just remove your secondary internal drive and other external drives. You just retain the drive housing the Windows 10 installation and the one containing the installation files.

Fix driver error 0xC1900101 or 0x80090011

If you come across one of the 0xC1900101 or 0x80090011 errors when installing the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on your computer, then you might be encountering with a driver issue.

Here’s a list of possible errors:

  • 0xC1900101 – 0x20004
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x2000c
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x20017
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x30018
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x40017
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x3000D
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x4000D

To get rid of these problems, refer to the following solutions:

Unplug peripherals

The first method to eliminate errors with drivers is to unplug your peripheral you’re your Windows computer. Once you install the feature update, connect them to your computer again.

It’s recommended to disconnect all peripherals that are redundant to avoid any problem during the installation, including external drives, Bluetooth devices, USB devices, and others.

Free up hard drive storage

Lack of storage is one of the reasons for the 0xC1900101 error. If you are in this case, you should delete unused apps and games, as well as personal files to free up the space of your hard drive.

Update your computer drivers

If your computer shows one of the 0xC1900101 or 0x80090011 error when installing Windows 10 May 2029 update, make sure drivers on your computer are also up-to-date. Follow these steps to install the latest driver updates:

  1. Click on Start and search for Device Manager
  2. Click on the result to open the experience.
  3. Expand the device that causes issues.
  4. Right-click on it, and choose the Update driver
  5. Select Browse my computer for driver software
  6. Browse to the location of the unpacked folder containing driver files.
  7. Click on the Next button and follow the onscreen prompts

If you download drivers from your computer’s manufacturer website, you can skip the above instructions, and simply install files to update drivers.

Repair the main drive

You can try CHKDSK command line tool to fix physical errors on your computer hard drive that has prevented your Windows computer from updating correctly. To repair errors inside your hard drive, follow these steps below:

  1. Click on Start menu and search for Command Prompt,
  2. Right click on the result and run it as administrator.
  3. Enter the following command in cmd:

chkdsk/f c:

  1. Type and hit Enter to start a scan.
  2. When done, restart your computer.

After you are done, the CHKDSK tool will automatically scan and repair errors during the startup process on your main hard drive.

Update your computer manually

In the worst case, after you have tried everything, but you are still facing the same issue, you should consider performing a clean Windows 10 installation using the Media Creation Tool.

These are common problems after Windows 10 May 2019 update. We’ll continue other problems as well as their solutions later. If you have any question, let’s know in the comment below.






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