Windows OS provides regular updates to the users. The Windows updates are like the fixed patches for the previous OS.
Windows OS provides regular updates to the users. The Windows updates are like the fixed patches for the previous OS. Updating the OS ensures that your operating system is secured from all the threats and loops. Windows always notify the user of the new update. Whenever you see the update notification, install it immediately. But some users reported that they are getting Update error 0xc1900223 and the update process gets failed. You can face the update error due to an unstable internet connection or numerous hardware and software issues.
Reasons for getting Windows Update Error 0xc1900223:
- Your internet is unstable
- Windows files get corrupted
- Malware infection is interrupting your process
- No free disk space for installing the new update
Common solutions for Windows Update Error 0xc1900223:
Check the internet
Whenever the update installation process fails, you should immediately check the internet. You will require a smooth internet connection for the update. If the speed of your internet is slow then you should connect the device to a good speed internet connection. Always install the Windows update on a secured internet connection. If the speed of your internet connection is good but still the update process is getting failed then seek other solutions.
Scan the computer
If the Windows scanning process is getting interrupted by the malware then you have to scan the computer. Open your device and click on your antivirus. On the antivirus dashboard, choose the system scan option. The antivirus will take some time for scanning the whole computer. You can run the antivirus scan in the background and do other tasks. After completing the scanning process, restart your computer and again try to update the OS.
Disable the VPN software
Users can also get the Windows update error when their device is connected to the VPN. VPN sometimes interrupts the incoming traffic and causes the error. When you get an update installation error, check for the VPN. If you are using a VPN then disable it immediately. After turning off the VPN, go to the Update and Security page and update the OS.
Increase the free hard disc space
Your device should have free disc space for installing the new update. Otherwise, you won’t be able to install the OS update on your device. When the error 0xc1900223 appears on your screen, check the free disk space. If the free space on your device is very less then you should remove some unnecessary data from your device. You can also add the SSD on your device. In case, you don’t want to add the disk space then remove the large files like movies, drama series, videos from your computer. These files take lots of space on your device. After removing all these files, restart your PC and install the new OS update.
Remove the junk files
Temporary files and browser junk can also be the reasons behind the failed OS update process. The caches, cookies, and history files sometimes interrupt the installation process. Open the internet browser and go to its setting page. Select and remove all the cookies, history files, and caches from the device. Now remove the temporary files also. For removing all types of junk files from the Windows device, use the clean manager tool. You can run the clean manager tool by following the steps given below:
- Go to the Start menu
- Click on the run bar
- Type cmd and press the Enter button
- Click Allow on the permission window
- Windows command screen will be displayed
Type cleanmgr on the command prompt and press the Enter button. This tool will scan for the junk files on your device and show you a list of items. Check the item boxes you can delete and click on the OK button. After removing the junk files, click on the Windows update and check whether the update installation process gets complete or not.