There are many errors that prevent you from updating your windows or that usually open because of a bad configuration of the hard disk’s memory. The Windows 10 Error Code 0xc00000f is one of them. It does not allow you to access updates if there is a problem in memory or one of the reasons listed:
- Virus infection
- Incomplete installation of OS.
- Pending updates.
- Corrupted windows registry.
- Outdated Pc drivers.
Method 1: Antivirus scan
Typically, this Windows 10 Error Code 0xc00000f may be caused because of infected applications or an unwanted file / application on your system, which can cause damage to other applications by running the installed virus scan. Analyze the system and all infected applications must be resolved and re-established in a clean atmosphere, reboot the system for changes to take effect, and update each task and file. Restart the update process and check whether this error code 0xc000000f is corrected or not.
Method 2: Outdated Pc Drivers
Also check in the device manager if any of the installed drivers require your attention or require an update. These processes may prevent you from accessing certain parts of the system. Keep them up-to-date and do not let them block your process. Solving these problems will help you fix Windows 10 Error Code 0xc00000f and continue your process.
Method 3: Pending updates
If there are any pending update in the windows settings > update and security > update, check if there are pending updates and if any then update and check if this error code 0xc00000f is fixed or not.
Method 4: Repair corrupted system files
- Open command prompt.
- Enter sfc /scannow in the prompt window.
The system will automatically start a scanning process in which all system files will be checked and find the corrupted file. It will then be displayed and repaired by itself by replacing the specific file with another using the cache. The system needs a restart for the changes to be made and then this Error Code 0xc00000f should be corrected, otherwise switch to another solution.
Method 5: Reset and Restore PC
If all the above fixes are not helpful and besides these, any of the other available fix is not working/helpful for you, then you must reset the windows and restore it to the default version saved by you earlier. This will help you to restore the windows and get all the default working files in the directory and then try to update it again, follow these steps to reset pc:
- Open windows settings.
- Move to update and security > recovery> reset this pc.