Fix Error 0xC1900101 – 0x40017 Windows 8.1

It appears on Windows 8.1 while downloading and installing updates. It’s not difficult to deal with this error, The users facing the problem try to initiate the update process followed by the Setup failing to proceed further, when configuring hardware. To fix up this issue, initially I suggested him to try some basic troubleshooting steps.

  • Remove all external devices except mouse and keyboard.
  • Uninstall all the third party apps.
  • Run ccleaner to clean your computer of temporary and unnecessary files.
  • Check the Windows updates for any latest driver updates. If no driver updates are available via Windows Update, then you may install them for all the devices on the computer from the Computer Manufacturer’s website.
  • You can also try to refresh or reset Windows 8.1 to checkout if that helps, if above mentioned suggestions didn’t work.

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