How to fix error 0x800F0922 on Windows 10

As you try to install a new version of Windows 10, you may stumbleupon error 0x800F0922 — Here's why it happens and how to fix it.

Windows 10 Creators Update problems

When a new feature update, such as the Fall Creators Update, Creators Update, or another version of Windows 10 releases, you may see the error 0x800F0922 during the upgrade process.

0x800F0922 is a common Windows 10 upgrade error that indicates that your computer isn’t connecting with the Windows Update servers. Or it could also mean that you don’t have enough free space in the System Reserved partition.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to fix error 0x800F0922 as you try to install a new feature update of Windows 10 on your device.

How to fix Windows 10 error 0x800F0922

Typically, you’ll see this error if you’re trying to use Windows Update while connected to a VPN connection to connect to a work network. You can quickly resolve this issue by disconnecting the current VPN session and disabling any VPN software that you may have installed, and then try to update one more time.

Windows 10 error 0x800F0922 could also happen as a result of no enough space available in the System Reserved partition. If this is the case, you’ll need to use a third-party software to resize the partition in question.

Alternatively, you can try to upgrade doing a clean installation of Windows 10, which recreate the require partitions as needed.

About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].