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Since the release of Windows 10 in the month of July 29 last year, millions of its users have been tried to upgrade it. Microsoft has made it quite comfortable for its Windows users to upgrade their Windows OS by letting them reserve their free copy of Windows 10 using the software application or by grabbing the ISO files to carry out a clean installation of the operating system. However, there are a lot of users who reported that they are having issues while their Windows 10 upgrading experience.


Since its release, many users have been noticing various errors and informing different issues during the upgrade. While installation, they come across error messages like they are not being able to install Windows 10. Others reported that they are not able to see the upgrade and some of them reported that they are facing problems while activating the OS even after a clean install. Microsoft has been proactively practicing to make sure that you have a bug free experience with Windows 10.

The company has released various updated its launch and this document is about the same. It has provided the possible solutions to troubleshoot Windows 10 update issues irrespective of what version of the operating system you’re upgrading from. Just go through a few of the best practices to reduce the number of issues and have a sleek experience with Windows 10.

Fixing message 80240020

Many users found themselves with the error 80240020, when Windows Update completes after downloading the necessary files.


According to Microsoft, the Windows 10 error 80240020 is likely to reflect when the installation needs user interaction. It’s not a complicated issue to solve this issue when you turn to upgrade to Windows 10. It’s advised to sit back and wait until Windows 10 is ready to install. If you are in a hurry to update it, you may modify a registry key to install Windows 10 immediately.

Important Note: Make sure that you completely understand that modifying the registry in Windows can be risky. So as a precautionary measure, create a full backup of your computer before following the following instructions.

  • Locate the registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade]
  • The key will be available there, but if it doesn’t exist, you need to create it
  • Create a new DWORD (32-bit) Value with Name = “AllowOSUpgrade” (without the quotes), and set the Value = 0x00000001

Once you modify the registry, close and go back to the Control Panel>>Windows Update and check for new updates. Now it will be possible to see and click the Get Started button to upgrade to Windows 10.

Fixing message 0x80200056

You receive the Windows 10 error 0x80200056 only if there is some kind of interruption while performing upgrades and the computer accidentally rebooted or in a scenario if the user account was signed out. To solve this error, simply try to upgrade your OS version again, but verify that the computer is plugged in securely to keep it active throughout the process.

Fixing message 0x800F0922

According to Microsoft, the Windows 10 error 0x800F0922 reflects if there is not enough free room on the System Reserved partition. To fix this, you’ll need to use third-party software release the size of the System Reserved partition.

Or you may receive this error in case your computer cannot connect to the Windows Update servers. So also make sure that Windows Update is enabled and you’re not connected to a network using a VPN connection.

Fixing message 0x800F0923

If the Windows 10 error 0x800F0923 reflects on your computer screen, it’s because of a specific driver or software compatibility issue. If specific driver or software will not be compatible to upgrade Windows 10, this issue will persist. To resolve this, open the “Get Windows 10″ app, click the hamburger menu button, click on the option Check your PC, and find out which driver or software isn’t compatible.


When you have successfully diagnosed the issue, access the manufacturer’s support website for the latest drivers or software update. If there is no new update, try to uninstall the software and driver in question. Then make an attempt to upgrade Windows 10 and lately to reinstall the driver and software.