What is the 0x800f0922 error in Windows 10?
Here you will find out:
- what the 0x800f0922 error means and why it might occur
- how to fix this error
- how DiskInternals Partition Recovery can help you
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What does the 0x800f0922 error in Windows 10 mean?
If you get the 0x800f0922 error message on Windows 10, it means that a Windows update has failed to install completely on your PC.
Why might the error 0x800f0922 occur?
Here are some possible reasons why you saw the 0x800F0922 error message on your Windows 10 PC.
Low space on the reserved partition
A computer may be unable to install some Windows update files when there is not enough space on the system reserved partition; thus, you may get the error 0x800F0922 message.
Unstable internet connection?
Your home network or office network may not be stable, which may cause your PC not to connect to the internet properly to complete the update installation. Thus, you may get this error message.
Missing .NET framework?
Another possible cause of “Windows update error 0x800f0922” can be due to .NET framework issues.
How to fix this error
Method 1: Check the Internet connection
The first thing to check when you get the 0x800f0922 error on Windows 10 is your Internet connection. If you’re connecting to the Internet using a VPN, you should deactivate it and try running the update again. Most times, the 0x800f0922 Windows 10 error message pops up due to an unstable Internet connection. However, it is not so certain that it was your VPN or internet connection that caused this error, so if this method doesn’t work, try the other ones.
Method 2: Use Windows 10 Troubleshooter
Using the Windows troubleshooting option, you can fix this issue. To find and use the Windows 10 troubleshooting tool, here are the steps:
- Press Windows key + X and select "Control Panel".
- Type “Troubleshoot” in the search bar on top.
- Click on “Troubleshooting”.
- Under the "Systems and Security" menu, click on "Fix problems with Windows update".
Wait for the troubleshooter to detect the possible reasons why you got the “Windows failed to install the following update with error 0x800f0922" message. You don't have to perform any action; if the troubleshooter detects any problem, it will fix it automatically.
Method 3: Enable .NET Framework
If you have updated the .NET framework being used by your PC to run a Windows program, then you should also make sure that it is enabled. To enable the .NET framework, follow these steps:
- Open Windows “Control Panel”.
- Type “Windows Features” in the search bar.
- Click "Turn Windows features on or off".
- Tick the checkbox beside the .NET frameworks installed on the computer and click "OK".
This should fix this error; you may have to restart the PC after enabling this setting.
Method 4: Recover system files
Sometimes, this error may surface due to corrupted system files. Thus, it is advisable to run a recovery process to restore those system files and install the Windows 10 update successfully.
DiskInternals Partition Recovery helps you restore any damaged or deleted data. It is a software utility with an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. Using DiskInternals Partition Recovery software, you will recover your system files in just three steps.
Install and run DiskInternals Partition Recovery on the computer.
On the Recovery Wizard interface, select “Full Recovery” mode and launch the scanning process by clicking on the “Start” button.
After the scanning process is complete, DiskInternals Partition Recovery will rebuild your file system, and you can copy the system files and save it to another partition.