Solved: Windows 10 version 1909 fails to install error 0x80d02002

Finally, Microsoft released feature Windows 10 version 1909, also known as the “Windows 10 November 2019 Update.” Like previous feature updates, this time company decided to limit the number of new features in the release and focus on making changes to the way it services, or updates, this particular release. Well, devices running Windows 10 version 1903 receive this feature update as optional update “enablement package KB4517245” and take few minutes to get November 2019 update installed. And older Windows 10 version 1809 or 1803 receives a traditional feature update in terms of size and amount of time required to install it.

If you are running Windows 10 version 1903 make sure KB4524570 (OS Build 18362.476) installed on your PC that prepares your device for version 1909.

If you are ready to install the update, open your Windows Update settings (Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update) and select Check for updates. Once the update appears, you can select Download and install now.

Windows 10 update 1909 failed to install

The overall Upgrade process is easier but for some users feature update to Windows 10 version 1909 failed to install for Unknown Reasons. For some others, the update starts downloading but the installation stuck at xx% (e.g. at 85% or 99%) or Windows 10 1909 failed to install error 0x80d02002.

Or after Completely Download the “Feature update to Windows 10 version 1909”  Windows Ask for Restart to start the installation process. But After System Restart windows won’t install Windows 10 November update, When checking update history it showing feature update to Windows 10 version 1909 failed(error: 0x80080008)

Most of the time Windows 10 Update fails to install due to corrupt Windows Update cache, outdated incompatible driver software, incompatibility of an application installed on your computer or third-party software conflicts etc. Here we have different solutions help to fix Windows update installation problems.

Start With Basic Troubleshooting Make Sure you have a stable Internet connection to download update files.

Check System Drive (C:) have enough Free Disk Space to download the update files for install or upgrade purposes.

Check Any Security Software not causing the issue Or Completely uninstall the antivirus program or any other security program from your system. Remove external devices (if any) such as the printer, scanner, audio jack etc.

Again Make Sure All Installed Device Drivers Are Updated and compatible with the current windows version. Especially Display Driver, Network Adapter, and Audio Sound Driver. You Can Check and update Them From Device manager.

Run Third-party system optimizer like Ccleaner to remove junk, cache, system error, memory dump files etc and fix broken missing registry errors.

Open the Service Manager and ensure that they are Started and their Startup type is as follows:

  1. Background Intelligent Transfer Service: Manual
  2. Cryptographic Service: Automatic
  3. Windows Update Service: Manual (Triggered)

Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

Windows 10 has build in update troubleshooting tool to detect and fix the problems prevent windows update to download and install. Run the troubleshooter and let windows fix the problem for you.

  • Open Settings app using the keyboard shortcut Windows + I,
  • Go to Update & Security the Troubleshoot.
  • Locate and select windows update and click Run The Troubleshooter

The troubleshooter will run and attempt to identify if any problems exist which prevent your computer from downloading and installing Windows Updates. After complete, the process Restart windows and again manually Check for Updates.

Reset Windows Update Components

As discussed before, corrupted windows update components cause Different windows Update installation / Upgrade problems. If windows update troubleshooter failed to fix the issue, Still Windows 10 Update 1909 fails to install with Error 0x80d02002 or 0x80080008. Then Reset the windows update components by performing steps below.

  • Open windows service console using services.msc
  • scroll down and located Windows update service,
  • Right click windows update service and select stop

Now clear the update cache following steps below:

  • Press “Windows + R,” enter the below path and press the Enter button.
  • C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\
  • This folder has all the files related to Windows updates.
  • Open the “Download” folder, select all the files and delete all the files.

  • Again open windows service console and start the Windows update service.
  • Now open update & security then check for updates.

Correct Regional and Language settings

Also, incorrect regional settings cause Windows update Failure. Make sure your Regional and language settings are correct. You Can Check And Correct them following steps below.

  • Press Windows + x keyboard shortcut and select Settings app,
  • Click Time & Language then Select Region & Language from options on left.
  • Here Verify your Country/Region is correct from the drop-down list.
  • And Ensure the appropriate Language Pack is installed.
  • Click the “Location” tab and change the Home Location to “your country” and then click OK.

Run System File Checker

Again Corrupted System files cause different problems and prevent updates from Download and install. Running system file checker utility help to fix and repair corrupted system files.  

  • Open command prompt as administrator
  • Type command sfc /scannow and hit the enter key.
  • This will scan for corrupted missing system files if found any the utility will restore them from a special folder located on  %WinDir%\System32\dllcache.
  • Wait until 100% complete the scanning process,  and Restart windows
  • Now open update & security then check for updates.

Note: If SFC Utility Scan Results found corrupted files but unable to fix then Run DISM Tool Which enables SFC Utility to Do its job.

Perform Clean boot

Also, Try to perform Clean Boot And Check for updates. If any third party service or startup application cause issue to install the updates then perform Clean boot And Try To check for updates. This is also A most applicable solution to fix Windows 10 Update 1809 fails to install.

Manually upgrade Using Windows 10 Update Assistant

Also, you can use the Windows 10 Update Assistant to get it now! Once downloaded, you can run it to begin the installation of the November 2019 update version 1909 update.

  • When you Click Update now assistant will perform basic checks on your PC hardware and configuration.
  • And start the download process after 10 seconds, assuming everything looks good.
  • After verifying the download, the assistant will start preparing the update process automatically.
  • The assistant will automatically restart your computer after a 30-minute countdown (the actual installation can take up to 90 minutes). Click the “Restart now” button at the bottom right to start it immediately or the “Restart later” link at the bottom left to delay it.
  • After your computer restarts (a few times), Windows 10 will go through the final steps to finish installing the update.


Also If you are getting Windows Update stuck while upgrade process simply use official media creation tool to upgrade windows 10 version 1909 without any error or problem. Or You Can Download Windows 10 ISO File for manually upgrade or Perform Clean install windows 10 November 2019 update Version 1909.

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