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How to Fix Microsoft Error Code 0xc1900208?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The microsoft error code 0xc1900208 is a windows update error. This error code happens when the windows update service is not running or is not enabled. This can happen if the service is disabled in the services list, or if the windows update service is not running.

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1. Try running the Windows Update Troubleshooter

To run the Windows Update Troubleshooter, open the Control Panel, click on System and Security, and then click on Windows Update. On the Windows Update page, click on Troubleshoot. On the Troubleshoot page, click on the Advanced button. On the Advanced Troubleshooting Setup page, click on the Install Updates button. If an update is found, click on the Install button. If an update is not found, click on the View Available Updates button. On the View Available Updates page, click on the Installed Updates tab. Under the Updates category, click on the Update for Microsoft Windows (KB976932) update. Under the Details tab, click on the Details button. On the General Information tab, click on the Computer name and the User name. Under the Operating System category, click on the version number. Under the Updates category, click on the Update for Microsoft Windows (KB976932) update. Under the Details tab, click on the Details button. On the Installation Details tab, click on the Duration tab. Under the Details tab, click on the Status tab. Under the Error code tab, click on the Error code number. Under the Additional information tab, click on the Microsoft Knowledge Base article number. On the resulting Microsoft Knowledge Base article, click on the link to view the details of the error code. If the microsoft error code 0xc1900208 is not listed, click on the link to view the details of the error code. Under the Details tab, under the Details button, click on the Event ID tab. On the Event ID tab, under the Level tab, click on the Event category. On the resulting Event category list, click on the Remote procedure call (RPC) subcategory. On the resulting RPC subcategory list, click on the Event name. On the resulting Event details screen, under the Details tab, click on the Message text.

2. Try resetting the Windows Update Components

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Click on Windows Update.
  3. On the left side of the window, click on the Change settings button.
  4. On the right side of the window, under the General heading, click on the Reset button.
  5. Click on the Reset button again.
  6. Click on the Close button.

3. Try using the Media Creation Tool

  1. Open the Media Creation Tool from the Start menu.
  2. Select the type of installation you want to perform: Standard or Custom.
  3. Click on the "Create installation media" button.
  4. Enter the path to the ISO file you created earlier.
  5. Click on the "Create installation media" button.
  6. Choose the language and edition of Windows 10 you want to install.
  7. Click on the "Create installation media" button.
  8. Click on the "Start" button to start the installation process.
  9. Once the installation is finished, click on the "Finish" button.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Check your internet connection
  2. Try downloading and installing the updates manually