How to fix Installation Error Code 0xc1900107 in Windows 10

Did you encounter Error Code 0xc1900107 when attempting to install the anniversary update on your Windows 10 computer? If yes, then you’re not alone who’s a victim of this error code. Recently several users experienced this error even while downloading some major updates.

But let me tell you that fixing this problem is not a big deal. Many users have been able to rid of this error by applying some simple solutions. In this post, we have provided a few potential methods that will let you resolve this error on your device.

Error Code 0xc1900107

How do I fix error code 0xc1900107?

To fix Windows 10 update error code 0xc1900107, use the following methods –

1. Run Windows Update troubleshooter

Windows update troubleshooter is a built-in tool that is designed to scan and fix your computer for any update-related issue found. But before you run this tool, you need to remove the Windows 10 Update Assistant application and then run the troubleshooter.

How to fix Installation Error Code 0xc1900107 in Windows 10

  1. Right-click on Start and select Settings.
  2. Go to Update & Security > Troubleshoot.
  3. On the right pane, click Additional troubleshooters.
  4. Now on the next page, select Windows Update and click Run the troubleshooter.
  5. Wait for a while and then follow the on-screen instructions.

After following the above steps, restart your computer and check if the problem is resolved.

2. Run the SFC and DISM tools

System File Checker is an inbuilt tool that is designed to scan broken system files and fix various system issues. The procedure to run the SFC tool is as follows –


sfc /scannow
  • Wait for a while until the process gets completed. Once it finishes, restart your system and check for Error Code 0xc1900107.

Once you complete the above steps, the problem should be solved now. In case you’re finding the same error code on your computer screen, try running the DISM tool. To do that, you just need to follow the below steps –

  • Open the Command Prompt as an administrator.
  • Type the following commands and then press the Enter key –


DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
  • As you press Enter, it will start the DISM scanning process. The process can take up to 20 minutes to complete the task so don’t intervene while doing this.

3. Delete or Rename $WINDOWS.~BT Folder

In case you’re still facing the same error code on your device, try deleting the $WINDOWS.~BT folder and see if it solves the issue. This is a temporary folder that is used to store Windows Update Logs, downloaded files, and data from the previous version of the Windows system.

When these files get corrupted, it conflicts with the update process and eventually stops you from installing the update. So, delete this folder using the following instructions and your problem should be gone.

  • Open the File Explorer window using the Win + E keys.
  • Browse to the path: This PC > Local Disk (C:). In case your Windows is installed on some other drive, open it.
  • By default, this folder is hidden, therefore, go to the View tab and check the Hidden Files box.
  • Now, search for the $WINDOWS. ~ BT folder.
  • Once you find it, either rename it or delete it.

If you choose to delete the folder, you may see a message saying that you don’t have permission to delete the folder. In such a case, you can rename the folder, however, it has the same effect as deleting it. 

After deleting the folder, restart your computer. When it boots up, try installing the update and see if the problem has been resolved now.

4. Reset Windows Update Components to fix Error Code 0xc1900107

And finally, if none of the above solutions worked for you, try resetting Windows Update Components. When Windows Update Components become corrupted, you’ll not be able to install any update, and that causes Error Code 0xc1900107.

How do I find Windows Update in Windows 10?

Windows Update is by default set to search for pending updates and install them automatically. After an update is installed on your computer, you will receive a prompt stating that you need to restart your PC. Do so and your device upgrades to the chosen OS Build. 

However, if your system doesn’t find a patch when it searches online, you may also force it to search for the same. To do this, you need to navigate to the below path and hit Check for updates.

Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update

In case you have disabled auto updates on your Windows 10 PC, you may get the recent updates from Microsoft Update Catalog. 



Rishi, an ambititous undergraduate student, is passionate about finding and solving issues that appears in Windows, or other operating systems. He has a keen eye for detail when it comes to comparing different operating systems, smartphones, smartwatches, and other tech items.

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