The error code 0xc1900209 occurs when the Windows update is failed. It is due to the interference of other programs that are trying to prevent Windows updates. It may also occur if your computer is infected by virus and malware attacks. If you wish to resolve the Windows update error 0xc1900209, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting methods.

Solution: 1

  • On your Windows desktop, click the Windows icon and type “troubleshoot” in the search box.
  • Click Troubleshoot and select the Windows Update option.
  • Click the Run the troubleshooter button to detect the Windows program issues.
  • Wait until the scan gets completed.
  • After completing the scan, click the Apply this fix button and wait until the problem is fixed.
  • Now, check if the Windows update error 0xc1900209 appears again.

Solution: 2

  • Click the Windows icon and select Settings –> Update & security.
  • Under Windows Update, click the Update history option.
  • Click the Uninstall updates option at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • In the new pop-up window will open with the list of new updates installed on your PC.
  • Uninstall all the newly installed updates and check if you could update the Windows to the latest version.

Solution: 3

  • Press the Windows + R shortcut keys to open the Run panel.
  • In the Open field, type “services.msc” and click the OK button.
  • In the Services window, scroll down the page and click Background Intelligent Transfer Service.
  • Give a right-click on it and select Stop from the drop-down menu.
  • Locate Windows Update from the displayed list and give a right-click on it.
  • Select the Stop option to disable the service.
  • Now, go to C drive and select Windows –> SoftwareDistribution.
  • Press the Ctrl + A shortcut keys to select all the directory files.
  • Give a right-click on the selected files and select Delete.
  • Now, open the Services window and start Windows Update as well as Background Intelligent Transfer Services.

Solution: 4

  • On your Windows desktop, click the Windows icon and type “cmd” in the search box.
  • Give a right-click the Command Prompt icon and select Run as administrator.
  • If the User Access Control(UAC) window pops-up, click the Yes button.
  • In the Command Prompt window, enter the command “net stop wuauserv” and press Enter.
  • Type “net stop cryptSvc” in the Command Prompt window and hit the Enter key.
  • Type the command “net stop bits” and press Enter.
  • Enter the command “net stop msiserver” and press the Enter key.
  • Type the “ren C: WindowsSoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.Old” command and press the Enter button.
  • Enter “ren C:WindowsSystem32catroot2 catroot2.old” and press Enter.
  • Type the command “net start wuauserv” in the Command Prompt window and press the Return key.
  • Type the “net start cryptSvc” command and press Enter.
  • Enter “net start bits” in the Command Prompt window and press the Return key.
  • Type the “net start msiserver” command and press Enter.
  • Type the command “pause” and press Enter.
  • Type “Exit” press Enter to exit the Command Prompt window.
  • Now, restart your computer for updating Windows OS.
  • If the windows update error 0xc1900209 issue remains unresolved, contact our technical support team for remote assistance by clicking the Call button available on this screen.
Windows Update Error 0xc1900209