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How to fix "Feature update to Windows 10, version 1903" - error 0x80070020?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The feature update to Windows 10, version 1903 - error 0x80070020 is a common error code that can occur when trying to install the latest Windows 10 update. This error is usually caused by a lack of free space on your hard drive, which can prevent the update from being installed correctly. To fix this error, you'll need to free up some space on your hard drive and then try installing the update again.

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1. Try running the Windows Update Troubleshooter and see if it helps fix the issue

First, open the Settings app on your device. Next, under System and Security, click on Windows Update. Finally, on the Windows Update page, click on Troubleshoot. On the Troubleshoot page, click on the Check for updates button. If you are prompted to restart your device, do so. Once your device has restarted, click on the Advanced options button. On the Advanced options page, click on the Show all updates button. On the list of updates, select the feature update to Windows 10, version 1903 - error 0x80070020. If you are prompted to install the update, do so. Once the update has been installed, click on the OK button. If the issue has not been resolved, try running the Windows Update Troubleshooter again.

2. Try resetting the Windows Update Components

  1. Locate the Windows Update Components folder on your computer.
  2. Right-click on the Windows Update Components folder and select "Properties".
  3. On the General tab, under "Reset this computer", select "Restart".
  4. After your computer restarts, select "Windows Update" from the Start menu and then "Check for updates".
  5. If there are any updates available, you will be prompted to install them.
  6. Once the updates have been installed, you will need to restart your computer again.
  7. Once your computer has restarted, you will need to locate the Windows Update Components folder again.
  8. Right-click on the Windows Update Components folder and select "Repair".
  9. On the General tab, under "Repair this computer", select "Restart".
  10. After your computer restarts, select "Windows Update" from the Start menu and then "Check for updates".
  11. If there are any updates available, you will be prompted to install them.
  12. Once the updates have been installed, you will need to restart your computer again.
  13. Once your computer has restarted, you will need to locate the Windows Update Components folder again.
  14. Right-click on the Windows Update Components folder and select "Prevent all updates from being installed".
  15. On the General tab, under "Prevent all updates from being installed", select "Restart".
  16. After your computer restarts, select "Windows Update" from the Start menu and then "Check for updates".
  17. If there are any updates available, you will be prompted to install them.
  18. Once the updates have been installed, you will need to restart your computer again.

3. Try downloading and installing the update manually

  1. Go to the Microsoft website and type windows update in the search bar.
  2. On the Windows Update page, click on the Check for Updates button.
  3. On the next page, click on the Download and Update button.
  4. After the download is complete, click on the Open button.
  5. On the next page, click on the Install button.
  6. After the update is installed, click on the OK button.

4. Try disabling any antivirus software temporarily and then try installing the update again

  1. Open the Start menu and type “Windows Update”.
  2. Click on the “Windows Update” icon that appears in the results.
  3. On the “Windows Update” window, click on the “Check for updates” button.
  4. If the “Windows Update” window shows any updates, click on the “Update” button to install them.
  5. If the “Windows Update” window does not show any updates, click on the “Install updates” button to install the latest updates.
  6. After the updates are installed, click on the “Restart” button to restart your computer.
  7. After your computer has restarted, try to install the feature update again. If the feature update still does not work, please contact Microsoft support.

Some users might also have success with the following opitons:

  1. Try using the Media Creation Tool to create an ISO of the update and then install it.
  2. Try temporarily disabling your firewall and then try installing the update again.
  3. Try running the DISM tool and see if it helps fix the issue.
  4. Try running the SFC tool and see if it helps fix the issue.