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Unable to upgrade to Windows 10 - Windows updater error 0x80070057

Q: Unable to upgrade to Windows 10 - Windows updater error 0x80070057

Hi all,

I have tried a number of times now to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10. It always fails and puts out an error WindowsUpdate_C0000005.

I did a search on this error which recommended using the Windows Updater Repair which I have done. However at the end of this it states it is unable to fix Windows Updater Error 0x80070057.
Another search done led me to https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/53a1f2ab-037b-438e-a690-00a0e745730d/windows-7-update-error-0x80070057?forum=w7itprogeneral which suggests using RegEdit to fix the problem however the keys that
are referenced in this don't exist for me.
Any thoughts here?

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A: Unable to upgrade to Windows 10 - Windows updater error 0x80070057

Hey, this may help you. Change the following for 0x80070057 error on your system:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
?IsConvergedUpdateStackEnabled?=dword: 00000000

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I bought a new SSD (PNY 120gb) and planned a full complete clean install of Windows.

Since I planned on installing Windows 7 64 bits on it and start over from there, I unplugged all other drives as well as useless USB peripherals. I even removed 8gb outta my 16gb setup.

Went in BIOS and set the SSD as AHCI (or something like that). Rebooted on Windows 7 DVD. Pressed SHIFT+F10.

In the Command Prompt, I did the following command:

DETAIL DISK (to make sure you got the hard disk)
EXIT (this one gets you back into the install program.

Then went on and clicked INSTALL.
Chose my disk, then selected NEXT.

Then boom. Windows Cannot be installed on this disk (Error 0x80070057).

The Disk 0 is really the SSD, not the DVD drive.

I tried doing, in the Command Prompt,

select disk 0
create partition primary
format fs=ntfs

It failed at 100% complete with this message: "Diskpart has encountered an error: The parameter is incorrect. See the System Event Log for more information."

So I rebooted, pressed SHIFT-F10 at the "Install" part and tried this command;

list disk
select disk 0
clean all
create partition primary
select partition
list volume
select volume 1
format fs=ntfs

But it still gives me the same error

And before going to bed, I tried this command:

diskpa... Read more

A:Unable to install Windows on new SSD, error 0x80070057

All you need to do to install Windows 7 to an SSD is to boot with the Windows 7 DVD and install.

Why did you use diskpart and then format?

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Windows Vista x86 and Windows 7 x86 users in Catch 22 situation trying to restore systems!
During Factory Restore of Vista x86, upgrade of Vista x86 to Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1, or install of Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1 and validating install online, Windows Update fails after mandated update.
Unable to manually download requisite updates due to "Browser our of date" error from Microsoft Support website!
Downloads only available from Support.Microsoft.com website

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I have been receiving messages that Windows updater is not working. I tried the Windows fix-it. It was able to repair some things but not all. I received error message 0x80070057. Please advise on how to clear error and update system.

A:Windows update issues and windows error 0x80070057

First of all - welcome to BC !
It is always a help if, when you have a problem like this, you give the make and model of the computer involved or, if you built it yourself, the main component specs, and which flavour of operating system you are using.
If this problem is of fairly recent origin, the simplest cure is to try a Restore, to take you back to a point in time before the problem started. If you have never done this before :-
Click on 'Start - Control panel - Recovery'. This will open the System restore dialogue. You will see a large button 'Open system restore', click on this. After a few seconds you will see a box with a 'Next' button, click this, and you will come to the screen where you choose which restore point you wish to use. Very often you will only be offered one choice, the latest restore point. If this predates the start of your problem, select it and click 'Next' and continue with the restore process.
If this restore point does NOT precede the time the problem started, there is a button on the left hand side to show more restore points. Click on this and choose an appropriate one, then click 'Next' and carry on as before. Once the restore starts it will take a few minutes, and when it has finished it may ask you to re-boot. Re-boot anyway.
While this process does not affect your data, only the operating system, it is always a good idea to back up your data before doing any operation like this. Once it is completed, you wi... Read more

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Hello, i have a custom built pc with an MSI motherboard and a western digital 500gb hard drive. My pc's bios is in cmos setup. The layout of the bios (ui) is alot different from other uefi but standered to usual custom builds. I also bought a legit microsoft copy of windows 7 home premium 64bit for oem builders. The error i am having is during the installation process. I found that there was no security in my bios for secure boot so thats not the case. I booted my pc via cd drive. It started up with no errors. I Deleted all the partitions from windows 8/8.1 during win7 installation and started from a fresh unallocated partition. I made a new system partiton with the 100mb and here comes the error. Whether I click next or format the primary partition drive. It gives me that error saying that it cant format the selected partition [0x80070057]. I even deleted and recreated the partions but nothing. I have gotten it to install almost all the way through a couple of days ago. The computer reset and then booted up and said that the registry was not found or created. Thats as far as i have been in the installation process. Any knowledge or help is appreciated thanks.

A:Error while downgrading windows 8.1 to windows 7 [0x80070057]

Work through the steps for Overcoming Windows 7 Installation Failures - Windows 7 Help Forums.

If all fails report back exact failure error, step number and behavior. Let us also see the exact settings choices for UEFI, Legacy BIOS, CSM and Legacy Boot on all of your BIOS Setup Tabs.

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In doing a clean install of Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit), an error appears when it gets to "Expanding Windows Files". Error 0x80070057. Had a look to see if any others had the same problem and many did. I've tried what others have suggested including wiping the hard drive etc etc. Now the strange thing is I have installed Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit) (same as the one above) already, on the same laptop, with the same hard drive and everything and it installed without a problem!!!

Can someone help me or atleast explain to me why it won't install now even after being installed before?


A:Can't install Windows 7 - Error 0x80070057

I'm in the process of trying the install with one of the two memory cards out... Not sure if that will make a difference?

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I have tried a number of the suggested fixed in the forms without any success. Most of them were old posts. Is there a current option for fixing this problem. I can not get any updates and the last update was 7/12/16.  A little more info. basic problem
is looking for updates just loops and when I run the troubleshooter I get the error 0x80070057  

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Error 0x80070057 in windows 7 installation

Ok here is my situation.

Mobo: Asus asus m5a97 r2.0
Graphics: AMD Sapphire 380 Nitro 4 GB
Ram: 8 gigs
WD Blue 1TB Desktop 3.5 Inch SATA 6Gb/s 7200rpm Internal Hard Drive

I recently have had problems with slowdown on my custom gaming PC. I ended up taking it all apart and cleaning it and put it back together and when I did, it would not connect to the monitor. I ended up taking it to a computer repair shop and they updated my BIOS and everything seemed to work. They noted the harddrive had failed some tests, but it was still working fine.

I got my computer back but it was still running slow. I noticed in the BIOS that the CPU was heating to 75 C while idling. I reapplied thermal paste and it cooled it down and everything seemed normal again.

I was playing Counter-Strike Global Offensive and suddenly my entire computer freezes and crashes. When
I try to boot my computer back up, it goes past the windows logo screen but freezes at the windows log in screen but without the log in boxes. It just has the blue background (not BSOD).

Thinking it was my HDD failing (it was a 1TB Seagate 7200 RPM model) I bought a Western Digital Blue 1 TB hard drive. When taking the old one out, I broke the snapper of the SATA cable so I went and bought a new SATA 3 6gb cable. I plugged my new HDD with the new cable and booted my PC with my windows 7 reinstallation disk.
It gets as far as the installing bu... Read more

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So I am having issues updating my Windows 7.
Whenever I try to manually update it gives me an error where it says
"Windows update cannot currently check for updates because the service is not running."

I tried to troubleshoot Windows update and it came with a few errors unfixed.
"Problems installing recent updates"
"windows update error 0x80070057"

What is the best way going about fixing this, I could not find solutions online that work for me

A:Windows 7 update error 0x80070057

Have you run the Windows Update troubleshooter?
If it doesn't help, do the following steps.
Click Start and type regedit and press the Enter button.
Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
Delete all values with this 0x80070057. Then run the the following fix it tool.
Reboot the computer and verify that the problem has been resolved.

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Hello all,

i faced strange problem for me i tried to install windows 7 on my computer

and i deleted the partition then try to format it this error code messgae appeared


i donot know what to do i stuck i can't install windows in this partition and i have a lot of important files

in the others partitions so i can't format them

please help me to fix the error

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I cannot run any Windows updates. When I check for updates it tells me that I cannot check for updates because program is not running. I ran a troubleshooting package and got a Windows update error 0x80070057. Can someone help?

A:Windows Update Error 0x80070057

take a read here and try the first solution.

and welcome.

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Hello all,

i faced strange problem for me i tried to install windows 7 on my computer

and i deleted the partition then try to format it this error code messgae appeared


i donot know what to do i stuck i can't install windows in this partition and i have a lot of important files

in the others partitions so i can't format them

please help me to fix the error

A:Windows installation error 0x80070057

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
Use either one of these to recover your personal files to a different hard drive,
Lucid Puppy way to recover files from a non-bootable computer

Emergency Kit - save your files from a dead OS

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I have upgraded to build 9926.

My update history now shows 'No, updates have been installed yet.'

When I run Windows Update I get error code 0x80070057

Is there a way to get the updates to work?

A:Windows Update gives error code 0x80070057

Originally Posted by machare

I have upgraded to build 9926.

My update history now shows 'No, updates have been installed yet.'

When I run Windows Update I get error code 0x80070057

Is there a way to get the updates to work?

I don't know if this will help but seems like it is pretty common error as once even i got this error in my Windows... This Guide Helped me > Error Code 0x80070057 - Causes and Methods to fix it | Fix Errors

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Seen a couple of posts on here regarding this Error. I've tried SO MUCH to try and resolve it over the past few days.

Basically, I bought a new drive a few days ago for a new PC build - bought two actually. SSD + HDD.

Installed windows onto the SSD as my main boot drive obviously, but when I try to install it onto the secondary HDD drive it doesnt allow me to format the drive to do it, or doesnt allow to install the OS on the system. It was working for a day or two, then stopped. So I tried to clean and reinstall.

It does register the drive on the system, I've also tried replacing both the SATA cable & the SATA Power Cable with no luck.

I've also tried most of the steps listed from the other threads. Such as deleting the partition and remaking it using the Disk Management Tool, tried accessing diskpart through CMD. It registers there, but doesnt allow me to clean it and reformat it to ntfs to install it. Just continues to stay as RAW format, and I'm completely unsure about how to change this.

I've also tried it in another SATA port, tried checking the RAM etc, all that works fine with no problems as I can boot from the SSD fine. Plus I've tried formatting the drive manually through CMD, which completed, but said it did it with some errors, but didnt make any change to the situation.

not really sure what to do now in regard to fixing the issue, and starting to have some doubts the drive might be on the road to failing on me, which seems kinda odd considering it's... Read more

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Hi Folks,

Tried umpteen things in the last 24hrs to resolve a problem I'm experiencing with Windows Update - so I'm hoping that the good folks at SevenForums might be able to help....

I have managed to manually install the .NET Framework 4.6.1 (via this link to KB 3102438: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/down....aspx?id=49981).

I have run the Windows Update Troubleshooter several times (link: http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9830262) and I always get the same error - see image below.

I have also run the System Update Readiness Tool (KB947821) from here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/down....aspx?id=20858 several times and also the EasyFix 50205.msi

When I run Windows Update - all I get is the following (and after an hour of "no progress", I give up).

I ran a full AV scan yesterday after updating the definitions files (Kaspersky Total Security and a Malwarebytes scan - again after updating - both found no threat.

I have also run sfc (System File Checker) three times from an elevated command prompt (after re-boot each time) and have no reported "integrity violations".

Getting short of things to try.

Machine details:
CPU: Core 2 Duo T5800 2GHz with 4GB RAM.
HDD: WD Black 750GB with 222GB free
Windows OS: Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium SP1.

Any help gratefully accepted - thanks in anticipation.


BTW, I DO NOT want any update to do with Windows 10 carp
(e.g. KB2952664 / KB2990214 / KB3022345 / KB3035503 / KB3035583 / KB3123862)

A:Windows Update 0x80070057 error - is there a soultion?

Have you hidden the updates you posted ?
If so unhide them
Windows will search for updates doing so might help a little
If you've hidden any Important updates like kb3112343 windows might throw a fit

Use winkey+R
Type in the Run box,
Windows logs on the left column and expanded them and right click and click on clear on the 4 entries below,
Exit and restart the machine again

Download the newest update client if you haven't already

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Windows 7 Home Premium
Dual boot Visa and Windows 7 (C: drive and G: drive respectively)
Backup to external hard drive (159 GB of free space)

I have lost the capability of using Windows 7's Backup and Retore program. When I first installed Window 7 it worked and I was able to back up my files and create an image (to an external hard drive). All other Windows applets appear to run without problems.

When I run the Backup and Restore program I get a almost blank window - all that is in the window are the words "Backup and Restore File". I also have a system tray message stating "Check your backup (important)" but when I click on this message to access the backup program I get a message stating "The parameter is incorrect" /"Try again" /"Change backup options". Clicking on "Change backup options" gives me a further error message stating "The backup application could not start due to an internal error: The parameter is incorrect".

First I tried running sfc /scannow from the command prompt (with administrator privileges) but that did not fix the problem. I then ran chkdks /f and this did not fix the problem. So I used the "upgrade" option on my Windows 7 installation disk to repair my Windows 7 installation. It took about 1 hour to go through this process but it did not cure the problem.

Has anybody got any idea what I should do next?

A:[SOLVED] Windows 7 Backup 0x80070057 Error

Did Vista come with the system originally?
Did you upgrade to Windows 7?
Do you own full retail version Windows 7?

Validate both Vista and Windows 7 OS installations -

Genuine Microsoft Software

Regards. . .



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I've had windows 7 64 on my system for the last 6 or 7 years? However long it's been out and it's been completely fine.

I moved everything over to a Samsung 840 Evo about a year ago and everything was great.

I moved everything over to a Saumsung 850 Pro about 6 months ago and my system has crashed literally about 10 times at this point. I have used Samsung's Secure Erase to reset the SSD every time before a new install.

Everything will work fine for X amount of days, weeks etc until Windows does some kind of automatic update and crashes my computer, it will not reboot, it will not repair. I will attach a pic of what it does during this problem, running lines and lines of the following code in the attached pic.

Now trying to reinstall windows AGAIN, it completely REFUSES to do so - and I have 2 SSD's I'm trying this on and getting the exact same 0x80070057 error code.

I've deleted the partitions, created new ones and still getting this error code on BOTH SSDs. I've tried this step 5 times. It will not install.

What is the problem and is there any way to fix this? I don't understand why windows has been constantly crashing these last few months, but it has completely pushed me away from wanting to use it at all.

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I am getting the following message when attempting to retreive my email or when closing Windows Live.

Unable to send or receive messages for the Hotmail (my account name here) account. To send and receive messages in your Hotmail account, go to Sign In on the Web, or try again later. To get help from Windows Live Customer Support, go to http://support.live.com and click Windows Live Mail in the list of services.

Subject "
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80070057

I am not running Outlook. Windows Live Mail is my default e-mail program. The server listed on the Hotmail account is http://mail.services.live.com/DeltaS....0.0/sync.aspx.

Can you help me with a fix for this problem?


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Hi,I am running windows 7 professional (final release) just downloaded from msdn-aa of my university.First thing I checked was the backup feature, since I was really unsatisfied with vista's one.I did a backup, choosing those few folders I needed to backup and run it.The process halted before completion and gave me this error:"An internal error has occurred:The parameter is incorrect: (0x80070057)"Now, every time I try to use the backup feature (by clicking on start -> all programs -> maintenance -> Backup and restore) I immediately see this error window, and I can't do anything. I can neither backup, neither restore.I have 2 hds on my machine. Fist one is a 750 Gb one, divided in 2 partitions C and D (400Gb and 350Gb) and the second one is a 300Gb hd with letter E in a single partition.I also have a virtual drive (by magic disk).Can someone help me please?Thank you very much,sfabriz

A:Internal error 0x80070057 (Backup windows 7)

This issue might be due to a bad sector located at the very end of volume that you are trying to backup.
However, as a workaround you can try the following methods:
A, If you save the backup files in the first 750GB hard drive, you can save the backup files in second 300GB hard drive with letter E to test this issue. However, if you save the backup files in second 300GB hard drive with letter E firstly, you can try to save the backup files in first 750GB hard drive with letter C or D.
B,  Run check disk to check the hard drive
Note: Please ensure that the DVD-ROM is the first booting device.
1. Please insert the Windows 7 DVD and reboot the computer.
2. When we are prompted to press a key to boot from the DVD, please press Enter or the space bar.
3. Click "Next" and click "Repair your computer".
4. Please highlight "Windows 7" and click "Next".
Note: A computer may store more than one copy of Windows 7. Please highlight the one which encounters issues. The order of the items in the dialog-box is identical with the one on the boot menu.
5. In the dialog box titled "System Recovery Options", click "Command Prompt" and type in the following commands. Please press the Enter key after entering each command.
Note: Please replace "C:" with the actual drive letter of the system drive on which Windows 7 is stored.
6. Please let me know if any error is detected.
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Hi, i tried to do a clean install acording to your suggestion , but this error kept coming up windows error 0x80070057... I'm using asus P6T mobo (no on board gfx option) nvidia gtx285 gfx, 2mb ram, and that's all... The hdd is newly formated... Please help...

A:Windows 7 clean install error 0x80070057

Error 0x80070057 when you format a hard disk drive to install Windows 7

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I normally scan my document directly to the WLM to send it. It was working fine previously but today it gave me the following error:

An unknown error has occurred.
Server: 'mail.optusnet.com.au'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80070057
Protocol: SMTP
Port: 25
Secure(SSL): No

I've tried going offline, delete the file in the outbox then relaunch WLM and go online again but it didnt work. Whenever the scanner finished scanning, attaches the image of the scanned document on the email and it activates the log on screen for Windows Live Messeger as well.

Wonder if anyone has any solution to it. Thanks.


A:windows live mail error 0x80070057

Quote: Originally Posted by Loganberry

...I normally scan my document directly to the WLM to send it. It was working fine previously but today it gave me the following error...

This is hard to answer since the problem description leaves no answer other than something changed with your PC between "previously" and "today". You need to expiriment with other ways to send the image using WLM to see what works and what doesn't work. For example, signed-in or not, as attachment, insert inline, send a page by email using your browser. You can also repair Windows Live Essentials, or reset your default programs.

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An unknown error has occurred.
Server: 'smtp.talktalk.net'
Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80070057
Protocol: SMTP
Port: 25
Secure(SSL): No
This message has started appearing since last Wednesday, I have Windows Live Mail on Windows 7. I did a virus scan last Tuesday night and on Wednesday my email stopped sending anything but I can still receive emails. I've tried typing the email address in
manually which worked to send 1 email but then its stopped working again!!

A:Windows Live Mail Error ID: 0x80070057 - PLEASE HELP ME!!!

has anything changed recently in the network setup? If you log into Windows Live via the web browser, can you send and receive email as normal? The other thing to check is whether your ISP has started applying SMTP filtering - some ISPs do that.
As a test, try to telnet over port 25 to smtp.talktalk.net.  When I tried it the connection simply timed out, suggesting that it's either limited to a TalkTalk internet account OR there are problems with the ISPs SMTP server...you might need to contact

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I'm having problems with Windows Update. I have it set for automatic but it has not updated since January. I keep getting the following Windows Update error 0x80070057. I have an HP Pavilion laptop running Windows 7 64bit with SP1. I tried the Fix It utility and got server problem errors and the above error. This site and one other I looked at suggested to someone else that they go into Start, type regedit in the Search bar. Then open regedit and navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\ Windows\WindowsUpdate and remove any and all values with 0x80070057. Tried that and I have no WindowsUpdate in Windows. My navigation is to HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows.

Obviously, I'm missing a rather important file in my registry. Any suggestions how to restore it? I have no restore points in my system restore, so can't do that.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-3305M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 18 Model 1 Stepping 0
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3561 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon(TM) HD 6480G, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 450573 MB, Free - 41762 MB; D: Total - 22101 MB, Free - 2378 MB; E: Total - 4055 MB, Free - 1103 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 1805
Antivirus: Norton Security Suite, Updated and Enabled

A:Solved: Windows Update Error 0x80070057

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I'm trying to install Windows 7 and keep getting the error message "0x80070057, Windows Setup could not configure boot manager." I'm using an OEM disk. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

A:Windows 7 clean install error 0x80070057

Welcome to SevenForums Quicksilvr
Do you have your pc hooked up to your internet connection. This sounds like a driver error. Also could be memory related. you could try to remove some ram and try again. Good luck to you.

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When I try to configure Windows 7 backup I got an error:

"An internal error has occured
The parameter is incorrect. (0x80070057)"

Tried this fix but does not help: "0x80070057" error message when you back up files in Windows 7

sfc /scannow also does not help - it detects some errors but it's unable to fix them...

A:Error 0x80070057 while trying to configure Windows 7 Backup

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

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Ok . I have an HP dv6646us and there is NO OS INSTALED. Oh don't get me wrong I know how to fix that error but the problem is, is that whenever Iget to the formatting process of windows 7 installation it literally freezes and tiles itself with blue lines or something. NO THR RAM AND HDD IS NOT CORRUPTED/BROKEN I have ran multiple tests. The error from formatting is x80070057 and I have tried EVERY SINGLE DISKPART AND BOOTSEC COMMANDS ON THE INTERNET. I have also tried startup repair etc. I booted gparted and it said "Your PNP bios is causing a fatal error" I can't even install a Linux Debian without the formatting process freezing. I also tried booting from CD but it doesn't boot from CD. THE BIOS HAS NO OPTION TO CHANGE AHCII or something like that. I conclude that the bios needs to be updated but I cant do it without a windows Os. There have been over 7 versions of the HP dv 66466us and the change log even states it fixes these problems. The bios comes in a self extracting exe. There is no .bin file. I don't know of its possible to flash the bios with usb without a .bin or something If you have any suggestions please do post. My final plan is to find a hard drive with windows on it, replace the bios. If you guys have any info I coul d use please post

A:BIOS error with windows 7 installation error 0x80070057

I would say you are on the short road to finding out your mobo is probably dying/dead.

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I have been having issues getting all Windows Updates to install and I've tried a number of things to correct. Nothing seems to solve the problem. I ran the Update Readiness Tool with no problems. I am now trying to do a manual install of SP 1 - KB947821 and it's failing too with error 0x80070057. Attachment 338737

Here is the ZIPped Log data: Attachment 338738

Any suggestions?

A:Windows Update Install Issues - error 0x80070057

You have some nasty bitflips present...

Checking Component Store
(f) CSI C Mark Deployment Missing 0x00000000 c!7de547fe69D..d3f48fa6a89_3bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17720_91307b865b3b5ca5 wow64_microsoft-windows-i..rnational-timezones_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17720_none_7db338ef549e0e02
(f) CSI C Mark Deployment Missing 0x00000000 c!47355f0d0a..9651a12215e_3bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21855_7f728c8853775be1 amd64_47355f0d0a8f7722c18709651a12215e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21855_none_7f728c8853775be1
(f) CSI C Mark Deployment Not Marked 0x00000000 c!c982b74b248..9ef2295ae55_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17720_0409b118eb5f6054 amd64_c982b74b248b70e784e629ef2295ae55_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17720_none_0409b118eb5f6054
(f) CSI C Mark Deployment Missing 0x00000000 c!4755f0d0a8..9651a12215e_30bf3856aD364e35_6.1.760121855_7f728c8853775be1 x86_microsoft-windows-i..timezones.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21855_bg-bg_977c5b3024c38955
(f) CSI C Mark Deployment Not Marked 0x00000000 c!c982b74b248..9ef2295ae55_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17720_0409b118eb5f6054 x86_microsoft-windows-i..timezones.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17720_bg-bg_970e2cb70b921705

I need to have a look at your COMPONENTS registry hive

Please copy the C:\Windows\System32\config\COMPONENTS file (no extension) to your desktop and then compress it - upload the compressed file to your favoured fileshare site (preferably Dropbox or OneDrive) and post a link.

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Hi, I'm having this problem every time I try and run system restore from the Windows Recovery Environment (F8).

This started after I extended my System Reserved partition from 100 to 200mb using Easeus Partition Master 9 . I did this because I kept getting an error when trying to run System Image Backup

The full error message I get is this:

System Restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's files and settings were not changed.

System Restore failed while scanning the file system on the drive D:\
The drive might be corrupt. You might want to retry System Restore after running chkdsk/R on this disk.

I have tried doing a startup repair and it found no errors. I have also tried chkdsk /R on all partitions and tried the SFC which found no errors.

I was also getting this error when i tried to run system restore from within windows but I found a hotfix from microsoft which solved that issue. So it's just the problem running it from Windows RE now.

Can anyone please help with this? As I am unsure how to fix it.

A:System Restore Error 0x80070057 when running from Windows RE

Try running from Strartup Repair CD.
startup repair disc-create

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One day turned on my PC and i tried to open Skype and Mozilla Firefox but that gave me an error saying something about one of the disks corrupting ( i had like 6 Local Disks ) so i decided to factory reset and i didn't need anything that was left on the PC so why not i said then i proceeded doing the installation i got to the formatting and selecting where your windows go screen so formatted all of the 6 disks i formatted disk C once and for some reason it still had 32 GB on it so i formatted it twice and the second time took a little longer which i couldn't wait so i restarted the PC mid way formatting disk C and the PC boots on fine but all parts of the windows installations go super slower after i selected my language and the part after that it says Setup is starting... for like 60-120 mins or more after that i get the normal formatting and select where installing your windows i select disk C and it proceeds to the screen that says Copying windows files 0% but that's where it is stuck then it is staying at 0% for like 60-120 minutes till it gives this error.
Windows could not format a partition on disk 0. The error occurred while preparing the partition selected for installation. Error Code: 0x80070057
If you need more information just ask!

A:Very Slow Windows 7 Installation with Error Code: 0x80070057

Hello and welcome Lazor PC mate for starters it would be best to remove all the drives except the one you want as the boot drive one - I mean just unplug the data cables (SATA) on the others and then try this tutorial way of installing it is the freshest version of whatever version you have on the machine. Br careful to pick only the version you have already because some smart A's try to go to a higher version and then get grief +++++++ when trying to activate using the original code.

Might I make a suggestion that if your budget can stretch to a SSD then it is by far and a way the way to go.

Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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Hope you guys are having a good day.

Having a few issues with my computer at the moment. I previously had a different issue with Windows Update ( Error 80072efe ) but earlier today i managed to somehow fix it and was able to download Service Pack 1, which was what the error was on. All other updates before it (20) all installed successfully. Unfortunately shortly after doing so and restarting, Windows Update now continues to search for a very long time, it has been hours to no avail or progress whatsoever.

I have tried a SFC Scan which showed no issues.

System restoring to before the Service Pack update was normal, but eventually i had to download it again and the issue persisted.

I have used the Windows Update Troubleshooter and it has detected error 0x80070057, along with Service Registration is missing or Corrupt. Before the system restore it did not have the missing/corrupted Service Registration.

I have scanned for rootkits. (there is none to be found)

Another note is that ive had this computer for a long time now, although I have performed a low level format just yesterday so this computer isnt cluttered anymore.

Would a CBS log be handy at this point? Thanks if you can help!

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Windows Update Install throw - error 0x80070057 ?

Thanks for looking into my thread and helping me in my previous issues. My laptop is running with win 7 home premium, SP 1.

I got the message "failure configuring windows update - Reverting changes" on screen. It was with this message for awhile. I checked the update history and invoked update trouble shooting tool.

I got service registration is missing or corrupt 1st time and I ran it again. I am getting

I do see Windows 7 update error 0x80070057 (2016-03-14 ......

I am attaching the screenshot.

Let me know, whether I need to run SURT/SFC Scan etc.

Thanks for helping.

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I wanted to install Win 7 and I received the error message ?Error 0x80070057?

I tried next steps:
1. Insert your Win 7 DVD or Win 7 USB
2. Power down your computer.
3. Power up your computer.
4. Boot up your computer from the Win 7 DVD/USB stick.
5. When a screen is displayed asking for the Language to Install,
press the key combo of SHIFT + F10.
6. X:\Sources>DISKPART
9. DISKPART>DETAILDISK (to make sure you got the hard disk)
12. DISKPART>EXIT(this one gets you back into the install program.

When I wrote command CLEAN the answer was ?DiskPart has encounteredan error: The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error.See the System Event Log for mor Information.? and when I wanted to installWindows 7 it did not work.

Please help and thank you very much

A:Error 0x80070057 when I want format a HDD drive to install Windows

Never seen the command Detail disk, once you`ve Selected Disk 0, that`s it, you are on Disk 0

Once you select Disk 0 you even get a prompt saying "Disk 0 is now the selected Disk" then you do your thing.

That should be the only disk connected to the system during an install anyway, so that`s all that will show up.

You could just make and use a Partition Wizard Boot CD, it`s so much easier to setup a Disk for a windows install.

Bootable Partition Manger | MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable Edition

Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

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No matter what I do,i can't seem to get the Netflix app to install from the windows store.

I am using a new pendo pad and I have tried factory resetting,running the Microsoft windows store troubleshooter can anyone help me?

A:Error 0x80070057 installing netflix app windows 8.1 tablet

Have you Tried Clearing the Cache of windows store?

Do this : Search for "Wsreset" , Right click the result and run as administrator.

Also try and change your Network. I mean if you are using LAN connection then get connected to your friend's wifi and see if this solves the issue..

More Info on how to solve the issue can be found here > Error Code 0x80070057 - Causes and Methods to fix it | Fix Errors

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My problem is the following : On my Dell laptop (Inspiron N5010) i installed 2 antiviruses (avira and norton) and suddenly after this, my pc kept crashing (blue screen and all).
The way i was able to fix this was simply by running diagnostics and restarting the computer.
After a week, the computer completely failed, the blue screen of death appeared this time, i had to reinstall windows 7. I didnt know how to, so we called an experienced pc guy who fixed it, using a windows 7 professional 64 bit (instead of home premium) disc as boot. All was fine, until a week after the guy had done this : The computer shutdown suddenly and i was unable to access anything, except the bios menu (and window 7 logo ).
I then used the same disk the guy used (he gave it to us) to reinstall the os.
I did the steps as he did (i promise), but the installation got stuck a 14 %, and said : Error 0x8007045D invalid file or...etc...
I searched on the internet and othe forums, and found the following answers :

1--> The ISO file i used was corrupted
2--> My HDD was broken

So, i kept trying to fix the 1st problem, with no success ( i downloaded at least 4 different windows 7 home premium 64 bit isos and tried to install them with usb)
But same failure : error 0x8007045D
please advise me what to do, what steps i should do to try and make one of the isos work, because abandonning the HDD will be the last thing i will try :/

Thanks to all that have read this !
My hope lies on you !

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A:Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit ERROR 0x80070057 at installation

Never run two AV's, especially when one is Norton Bloatware.

I would uninstall both as a test and install recommended Microsoft Security Essentials.

You'll need to run the special uninstall tool for grossly bloated AV's: Uninstallers (removal tools) for common Windows antivirus software - ESET Knowledgebase

If this fails then try to System Restore back to before you installed the two AV's when it was working correctly.

If that fails then download, install and decline trial for Malwarebytes and SUPERAntiSpyware - Downloads
then run full scans with both.

Folllow that with SFC /SCANNOW Command.

Report back all results.

Then look over the steps for doing a perfect Clean Reinstall Windows 7 which includes everything that works best with Win7 based on tens of thousands of installs we've directly helped with here at the top tech forums.

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I've been noticing on my computer when windows tries to update it never actually does download anything. I ran the Windows Update Diagnostic tool and got an error. I'm Running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. I did recently clean a few infected files from my computer so I'm not sure if that had something to do with it.I got this error: Windows Update Error: 0x80070057
I tried to look up fixes and tried to do this :
Click Start and type regedit and press the Enter button.Navigate to HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdateDelete all values with this 0x80070057. Then run the the following fix it tool.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971058/en-usReboot the computer and verify that the problem has been resolved.
That folder doesn't exist on my computer .Any help is appreciated.

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when trying to access web credential in credential manager, it gives a error 0x80070057 (parameter error).

A:Unable to manage web credentials: credential manager gives a error 0x80070057.

Hi Field Commander A9,
If there is nothing important credential stored, you can try to backup and delete this file: CREDHIST under following path:
Reboot, it would recreate the file. Check the result.
Alex ZhaoPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Hi there, in January 2012 I removed a virus with MalwareBytes and cleaned my computer. I did not have any issues until a few weeks ago when I noticed a Trojan that kept appearing in my scans. I would remove, and it would come back. In checking how this was getting through my firewall, I noticed that my firewall was disabled as well as windows updates. I have tried restoring missing registry keys, including BITS, with some success, and have been running FSS scans per the advice I have seen in other threads. However, at this point, I have come to the end of what I can do. I still cannot turn on the firewall. Updates have just now started to work and are installing.
This is my latest FSS scan, Can someone help?
Farbar Service Scanner Version: 13-09-2013
Ran by Heather (administrator) on 27-09-2013 at 17:30:33
Running from "C:\Users\Heather\Downloads"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
Internet Services:
Connection Status:
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible.
Google.com is accessible.
Yahoo.com is accessible.
Windows Firewall:
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.
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A:Windows 7 Firewall Error and Windows Updater Missing

This is how it is now several hours later and many other attempts to start the firewall:
Farbar Service Scanner Version: 13-09-2013
Ran by Heather (administrator) on 27-09-2013 at 23:27:51
Running from "C:\Users\Heather\Downloads"
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium   (X64)
Boot Mode: Normal
Internet Services:
Connection Status:
Localhost is accessible.
LAN connected.
Google IP is accessible.
Google.com is accessible.
Yahoo.com is accessible.
Windows Firewall:
MpsSvc Service is not running. Checking service configuration:
The start type of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ImagePath of MpsSvc service is OK.
The ServiceDll of MpsSvc service is OK.
Firewall Disabled Policy:
System Restore:
System Restore Disabled Policy:
Action Center:
Action Center Notification Icon =====> Unable to open HKLM\...\ShellServiceObjects\{F56F6FDD-AA9D-4618-A949-C1B91AF43B1A} key. The key does not exist.
Windows Update:
Windows Autoupdate Disabled Policy:
Windows Defender:
Other Services:
File Check:
C:\Windows\System32\nsisvc.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\nsiproxy.sys => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\System32\dhcpcore.dll => MD5 is legit
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\afd.sys => MD5 is legit
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Hello I am looking for some help as I cannot seem to find any fix for this problem after hours of searching online.
Up until yesterday I had no issues with windows running at all, however after turning on my PC after coming home from work that day windows now fails to load. I have checked all the hardware is working fine and the computer starts up ok until windows tries
to start. At this point I get the windows error recovery screen asking to start windows normally, or to launch startup repair.
Startup repair reports that it 'cannot repair this computer automatically' and asks to send an information report of the problem.
From this point I can navigate to a list of system recovery options, however  when I try to carry out a system restore from any of the recovery points I am presented with the message:
'System restore did not complete successfully. Your computer's system files and settings were not changed.
System restore failed while scanning the file system on the drive D:\
The drive might be corrupt. You might want to retry system restore after running chkdsk /R on this disk.
An unspecified error occurred during system restore. (0x80070057)
You can try system restore again and choose a different restore point. If you continue to see this error, you can try an advanced recovery method. For more information, see
What is recovery?'
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A:Windows 7 failing to boot, error 0x80070057 on restore attempt

Do exactly what it says and hit F8 just before windows loads to bring up the boot menu, then go into the system restore area and open the command prompt.  From there, you can run chkdsk /r and see if it will repair the disk.
You can also try to restore to a previous time in the last couple weeks using system restore while in that menu.  Hope that helps!

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What do I do now? I decided to replace my existing hard drive as I thought it was damaged due to viruses. I installed a new hard and then used my Windows 7 Ultimate DVD to install. I got as far as the above. If this question has been answered somewhere else on this site, please direct me. I did look but did not find a situation similar to mine.
I have a Core i7-950 3.07 Ghz.

A:Error 0x80070057 during clean install of Windows 7 on new hard drive

Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Have a look at this tutorial, which explains how to optimize a hard drive before you install Windows to it.

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

You may also have to consider that the drive you are using may be faulty or that you are missing drive controller drivers.

As a matter of interest, why didn't you run a virus scan before trashing your old hard drive? A virus will mess up your Windows OS, but it shouldn't damage the hard drive, so replacing the drive seems a bit extreme.

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Hey everybody, I am trying to do a clean install of windows 7 onto my laptop, and I keep getting the error, "windows could not format a partition on disk 0. The error occurred while preparing the partition selected for installation. Error code: 0x80070057" . I have reformatted the hard drive and tried clicking next from there. This is the 64-bit version of windows 7, any help would be grateful.

A:Windows could not format a partition on disk 0. Error code: 0x80070057

Problem: Error message “Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition.”
What to try:
Make sure that the partition is primary, active, and formatted with NTFS.

Instructions for marking a partition as active using Diskpart:
Open an elevated command prompt:
Method 1: From Windows
Click on Start and type “command prompt”
Right-click on the application and select “Run as administrator”
Choose “Yes” when asked to confirm

Method 2: From a Windows install/repair disc
Boot into the install/repair disc and wait for it to load
Choose “Repair my computer”
Select “Command Prompt”

Type diskpart and press enter.
Enter list disk and note the number of the disk you want to install on.
Enter select disk n n is the number of the disk.
Enter list partition and note the number of the partition you want to install on.
Enter select partition n n is the number of the partition.
Enter active
You can now close the command prompt and re-attempt installation.

Make sure you follow those instructions exactly.

Common Installation Problems and Their Solutions

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My son's Toshilba Satellite L50-B-1DV hasn't successfully run a Windows Update since last October - I only discovered this yesterday.

When I had a closer look the updates, and just about every kind of troubleshooting I try, is failing with the error message "0x80070057". I've rooted around online but can't see any obvious fixes.

We'd prefer to fix this ourselves but as the machine is only six months our next step is to take it back to John Lewis for repair - which would be a pity as he uses his laptop every day.

Thanks in advance for any help you can provide!


A:Satellite L50-B-1DV Win8.1 - Windows Update Error Message 0x80070057


You have mentioned the error 0x80070057 while update installation.
This error occurs due to multiple reasons and therefore it?s not easy to say why this happens exactly. But the most common cause could be the missconfigured registry or damaged system reserved partition.

My recommendation for workaround:
Try to repair the system and the registry using CCLeaner. You could use this freeware software for registry cleaning as well as to remove the ?system garabage?.

If this does not help, try to repair the OS using the system?s own options.
The "Automatic Repair" option attempts automatically to diagnose and fix problems that may cause Windows 8 not to start or having a different wrong behavior.
Automatic Repair will start automatically when Windows is unable to start properly. If it detects any problems, it will automatically attempt to fix it but it can also be started manually.

Access to Automatic Repair can be found on the Windows 8 start screen. Now "Advanced" in the search box. When the search results appears click on the "Settings" category.

Now click on the option "Advanced startup options" and you will see the "General PC Settings screen". Look for the option "Advanced startup". Click on the restart now button and Windows 8 will restart your computer to access directly the Advanced startup menu.

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problem 1
recently i had to install windows 7 in my pc.....bt while installing a message always shows up saying "windows could not format a partition on disk 0.an error occured while preparing the partition for installation.error code 0x80070057"
my hard drive is samsung HD502H(500GB) and have a partition of 93.1GB
please sugest a solution....i need it very urgently

problem 2
there are many important files in the hard disk....can i recover those files in any way???

A:windows could not format a partition on disk 0:error code 0x80070057

Recuva is a data-recovery utility I've used successfully from time to time.

Recuva - Download

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I am using Windows 7 Professional with Service Pack 1.
Windows Update has lost my update history and hangs when I tell it to check for updates. Windows Update Troubleshooter reports "Windows Update error 0x80070057(2016-07-15-T-12_59_34P) Not Fixed". How can I get Windows Update working again?

Here is a detailed account of the problem:
Earlier today, I ran Windows Update and told it to install 15 important updates. It said it was downloading them, but stalled for 30 minutes at 0% done.
I rebooted my computer and re-ran Windows Update. It reported that there were no pending important updates. I clicked "View update history" and saw that the most recent 15 important updates had failed. I clicked "Check for Updates" and,
when it finished checking, Windows Update continued to report that there were no pending important updates.
At that point, I concluded that something was wrong with Windows Update. In an attempt to fix it, I downloaded and ran the Windows Update Troubleshooter (WindowsUpdateDiagnostic.diagcab). It reported one problem found: "Windows Update error 0x80070057(2016-07-15-T-12_59_34P)
Not Fixed".
After running Windows Update Troubleshooter, I re-ran Windows Update. It reported that my most recent check for updates was "Never", and that updates were installed "Never". When I clicked "View update history" I saw an empty
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Well I've just spent the last week trying to work this out.
In the general support we decide the problem to my computer not booting is a faulty hard drive. So I cleaned the faulty hard drive and tried install windows on it so see if it wasn't the problem. It didn't install windows so I decided to use a different hard drive. This hard drive has worked before but when I try install windows on it it comes up with error 0x80070057. The same error I get on the 'faulty' hard drive. I'm not doubting any of the people that have helped me (Thanks axe0 for all your help, I can't thank you enough). It's just that it has boggled me and I hope that this section will have more experience with the problem.

This is the post from general support if you want to see what has happened.
Windows 8.1 not booting

A:Trying to reinstall Windows. Error error 0x80070057

Please help!

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I have a Windows 7 Professional 64 bit desktop with 8 Gb memory. I have tried these two updates many times. Other updates complete successfully. The updates are KB4075211 and KB4074598.  I have tried renaming the "Software Distribution" folder
among other things. Nothing seems to help. I ran SFC and it did not find any integrity violations.
I need to get some guidance or somebody to read my logs to find out what is causing these to updates to fail.
Thank you in advance for any help in solving this update problem.

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I have a brand new XPS 13, 9343 model with i7 processor and 512GB SSD. I am still within the 14 day cooling off period, and I'm now seriously considering returning it. I have never experienced such a load of nonsense trying to install any other piece of software.
So far, and after many attempts, I've been totally unable to upgrade to Windows 10. The very first thing I did was install all available Windows updates for 8.1 (there were 79 of them), and immediately after that I began the Win10 install saga. Nothing else has been done to the laptop - no dodgy software or USB devices (other than the boot USB where necessary). It is in a clean state.
- After downloading through Windows Update, the installation procedure is INCREDIBLY slow (eg it takes 36 HOURS to reach 42% completion - and at this point it hits the error message). What on earth can it be doing??
- I also tried creating a bootable USB through the media creation tool. If I boot from this USB drive and perform a "clean" install, this works perfectly - it takes about 8 minutes in total (which emphasises how ridiculous the 36 hours is). However, because it is a clean install and not an "upgrade", I end up with a non-activated version of Windows 10 and I get prompted to pay £99.99, which I have no intention of doing. I paid for the laptop on the understanding it would get a FREE upgrade to Win10!
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A:XPS 13 (9343) - Unable to upgrade to Windows 10 - Error 0xC1900101 0x30018

Hi Everyone,
If you are experiencing the issue whereby your XPS 13 is not upgrading to Windows 10 and is getting stuck or taking several hours, PM me with your Service Tag.

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