How to fix error code 0xc1900101

When you face error like 0xc1900101 while trying to install your Windows 10, it basically is related to driver issues. You can fix this issue by following some of the simple methods listed in this article.

When you upgrade your OS to new Windows version 10, you may encounter error code 0xc1900101.  The error code is actually not a bug in your operating system. It shows that there is a device issue which can be easily fixed.

How to Fix error code 0xc1900101

Try to solve issues related to Windows update

The error code 0xc1900101 may occur due to some issues related to Windows update. In case the Windows update is not functioning properly then you need to fix it.

Disconnect the problematic peripherals

When a peripheral connected to your system isn’t compatible with the latest Windows 10 version you may get installation errors. You can prevent such issues by simply detaching the peripherals that aren’t required at the moment like webcams, printers etc that are connected to your PC.

Another thing you can try is to disable Bluetooth on the PC before you upgrade Windows 10 by following the path – Settings—Devices—Bluetooth & Other devices.

System files should be repaired

If you are getting 0xc1900101 error code it can occur due to corrupted/missing system files. It is easy to fix the problem via command line tool- DISM into an operating system.

Open- Start

Look for – Command prompt and then right click on the result you get and then select as – Run as administrator

Type – dism.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and hit – Enter

Errors in hard drive need to be repaired

In case there are errors present in your system drive you may face problems while upgrading your OS to a new Windows 10 version. You can fix the problem by using a command line tool – chkdsk

Open- Start

Look for – Command prompt and then right click on the result you get and then select as – Run as administrator

Type – chkdsk/f C:

In case the volume is currently in use, you won’t be able to run chkdsk command so just type Y and hit enter. This will schedule a proper check when the system is rebooted next time.

Restart your system to carry out  disk check

Upon completing the steps above the tool itself will automatically repair the drive and you will be prompted to restart your PC to apply the necessary changes.