Fixes for the Windows Update Error code 0x800F0922

Microsoft releases new updates for Windows to enhance the performance and improve hardware acceleration from time to time. But some Windows users reported that while they try to update their Windows OS, they end up with an error code 0x800F0922 and prevent them from further updating process.

There are several reasons for the same error, in case your system does not have sufficient space in the System Reserved partition and is unable to connect with the Windows Update Servers. However, this error is a common one and has enough solutions as well. In this article, we tried to list some reliable solutions to erase the Windows Update Error code 0x800F0922 from your system. Let’s see the solution in detail.

Fix 1: Turn Off VPN Connection:

The Windows Update Error code 0x800F0922 can sometimes occur as a result of the VPN connection. If you are operating on a network that uses a VPN connection, you need to turn off the VPN connection. To turn off the VPN connection, follow these steps,

  • Firstly, disconnect the internet connection.
  • Then you just need to Turn OFF the VPN software.
  • Now again, try to update Windows 10; this time, the update process gets completed without any issue.
  • Once the update process gets completed, you need to restart the system.
  • Again, re-connect the internet connection and Turn ON VPN software. 

Fix 2: Use Built-in Windows 10 Troubleshooter

Few Update Error code 0x800F0922 affected users reported that they eliminated the same error by running the Windows troubleshooter tool. So, without a second thought, you can also try the same. To run Windows Troubleshooter, you can follow these steps,

  • Firstly, right-click on the Windows icon and select Settings from the context menu. 
  • Then inside the Settings, select the Update and Security category.
  • Now select Troubleshoot option from the left pane menu and click on the Additional troubleshooters link from the right pane menu.Windows update troubleshooter
  • Select the Windows Update option in the newly opened window and click on the Run the troubleshooter tab. 
  • Once done, restart the system and check the said issue is resolved or not. 

Fix 3: Activate .NET framework

Sometimes the Update Error code 0x800F0922 might also occur due to the .NET framework. In this scenario, you can get rid of the same error by enabling the .NET Framework. To enable .NET Framework, follow these steps,

  • Firstly, in the taskbar search box, type Control panel and open the first search result from the list.
  • Then inside the Control Panel window, select the Programs and Features option and select Turn Windows features on or off link. 
  • Now tick the checkbox beside the .NET framework and click on OK.
  • Once done, restart the system and check the issue gets resolved for you or not. 

Fix 4: Run SFC scan

If your system has corrupted or outdated system files, you will also receive the Update Error code 0x800F0922 issue. To handle this issue, you can run an SFC scan; the scan will detect corrupted files and repair them automatically. To run an SFC scan, you just need to can follow these below steps,

  • Firstly, right-click on the Start button on the desktop and select Run from the context menu.
  • Then type cmd in the Run dialog textbox and open Command Prompt with administrative access. 
  • Inside the Command Prompt window, copy+paste or type the following command, then press Enter.
sfc /scannow
  • Once done, check the said issue is resolved or not. If not, then you need to run the following command in the same Command Prompt window and then press Enter after each command,
dism /online /cleanup-image /scanhealth

 dism /online /cleanup-image /checkhealth

 dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

Once you executed all the commands, restart the system and check the said issue eliminated for you.

Fix 5: Reset Windows Update Components

If any of the above solutions did not help you resolve the Windows Update Error code 0x800F0922 issue, you need to reset Windows Update components. To update components, follow these steps, 

  • Firstly, right-click on the Start button on the desktop and select Run from the context menu.
  • Then type cmd in the Run dialog textbox and open Command Prompt with administrative access. 
  • Inside the Command Prompt window, copy+paste or type the following commands, then press Enter after each command,
net stop wuauserv

 net stop cryptSvc

 net stop bits

 net stop msiserver

 ren C:\\Windows\\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

 ren C:\\Windows\\System32\\catroot2 Catroot2.old

These above commands will deactivate BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer, and the Windows Update Services.

  • Now again, type the following commands to activate all the services mentioned above. Please press Enter after each command, 
net start wuauserv

 net start cryptSvc

 net start bits

 net start msiserver
  • Once done, restart the system and check for improvement. 

We hope you get the clear idea and solutions to get rid of the Windows Update Error code 0x800F0922. If you have any queries or doubts after reading this article, please write the comment below the command box. 

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