Fix: Windows 10 April 2019 Update Version 1903 (19H1) failed to download and Install

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Microsoft Released its seventh major Windows Update Version 1903 (19H1) in April 2019. It has some major cosmetic changes as well as fixes security bugs. You can expect following changes in your Windows Operating System:

  1. Sleek and Simplified Start Menu
  2. Easy install and Uninstall pre-install apps.
  3. Better and smooth start menu animation
  4. Offers Light Desktop Mode.
  5. Cortana is separated from Search menu and offers a dedicated icon in taskbar to launch it, etc.

As you all know that Windows 10 has the largest market share and a leading operating system in the market still it is not complete free from the bugs and errors. The same problem appears when users try to download and install Windows 10 April 2019 Update Version 1903 (19H1). The users may face the following error message on screen:

Error Encountered: Updates Failed
There were some problem installing updates, but we will try again later. Error Code : 0xXXXXXXXX

In this article, I will explain how can you fix this error and install Windows 10 April 2019 Update without facing any problem.

How to Fix Windows 10 April 2019 Version 1903 (19H1) Update Problem

Method 1: Fix using Advanced System Repair Tool

There are too many reasons that may cause Windows 10 Update Failed issues. Usually this problem occurs because of corrupted windows update components, invalid registry keys, missing system files like dll files, exe files, sys files, etc, broken file system etc. So in order to fix all these corners installs Advanced System Repair Tool in your PC and scan, fix and optimise PC health.

Method 2: Reset Windows Updates Components

Resetting Windows Update Components may fix any Windows Updates Problems. It is usually a method of resetting Windows services and Windows Updates folder. Due to several unknown reasons Windows starts denying to download updates in software distribution folder. But when you reset windows updates services and software distribution folder this problem gets fixed automatically. You can reset windows updates components as follows:

Automatic Reset Windows Update Components:

WUEng.zip – Automatic Reset Windows Updates Components

Manual Reset Windows Update Components:

Manually Reset Windows Update Components

Method 3: Fix Corrupted System Files

Thankfully, Microsoft has included free system file checker tool that scan and fix windows files. If there is any missing or corrupted windows files then system file checker tool repair or reinstall them in order to fix file corruption. You can use system file checker tool as follows:

Step 1: Open command prompt as administrator. Go to Start Menu and search for the command. Right click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator.
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Step 2: Now type the following command and press Enter.

sfc /scannow

sfc scan now

Method 4: Run Windows Update Troubleshooter

Windows Update Troubleshooter is the handy tool for fixing update related issues. You may use Windows Update Troubleshooter if you are facing continuous failure of Windows 10 April 2019 Updates. Here, is the steps for using Troubleshooter:

Windows Update Troubleshooter scans and diagnose problems in Windows Update Folder and network. If it finds any issues then it fixes it easily. It is the one of the easiest ways to fix 0x800f081f update error.

Step 1: Click on Start menu and Go to Settings > Update & Security > Troubleshoot > Windows Update and click on Run the Troubleshooter.

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Step 2: It will start Windows Update Troubleshooter. Go with the troubleshooting steps and finish the process.

If you are unable to find troubleshoot option then go the following link and download Windows Update Troubleshooter.

How to Open and Use Windows Update Troubleshooter in Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Summary

In this article, I tried to explain what are Windows 10 April 2019 version 1903 (19H1) updates and how can you fix the problem if you are getting continuous failure of installing this updates.

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