Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

For some reasons you may unable to upgrade to Windows 10 version 1809 update. Few users reported update error as Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A. This guide may address the issues. However you can check our previous guide to learn how to install Windows 10 update version 1809.

How to Install Windows update version 1809?

The latest feature update to Windows 10 is available from October 2nd 2018. If you want to update now, Microsoft has provided Media creation tool and the update assistant to upgrade manually. Go to the Page below and select Download tool now. Check this guide to learn how to install Windows 10 update version 1809.

Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

Some users reported that they are unable to update to the latest version 1809 on their computer as it ending up with error along with below symptoms.

  1. We could not install Windows 10. Downlevel Phase/Prepare_First_Boot failure.
  2. Updates failed Downlevel Phase/Prepare_First_Boot failure error 0x80004005-0x1000A
  3. Windows update version 1809 downloads and installs successfully after restart showing error 0x80004005-0x1000A
  4. Update failed, Version 1809 download fine, unable to install updates error 0x80004005-0x1000A.
  5. The installation failed in the FIRST_BOOT phase with an error during BOOT operation.

Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

What is causing Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A?

You are unable to install Windows 10 update version 1809 due to following reasons listed below.

  1. No disk space available or less space on hard disk drive.
  2. Faulty anti-virus or Firewall software.
  3. Unstable internet connections.
  4. Windows update downloads corrupted
  5. Software distribution folder corrupted.
  6. Windows update services and dependencies are corrupted.

Is My PC eligible for Windows 10 version 1809 update?

Windows 10 1809 version is actually available for all computer, but your computer should meet system requirements. As per Microsoft your computer should have below system configuration to install Windows 10 update version 1809.

Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
Hard disk space: 16 GB for 32-bit OS 20 GB for 64-bit OS
Graphics card: DirectX 9 or later with WDDM 1.0 driver
Display: 800×600

Can I install Windows 10 update version 1809 on my computer?

As said above your computer should meet above system requirements to install Windows 10 update version 1809. If you are not sure how to check it manually, you can contact your manufacture website to make sure your computer is eligible for Windows 10 version 1809 update. However you can see your computer specifications yourself on your computer. To do that

  1. Type Windows + R keys to bring up RUN command.
  2. Type as msinfo32 and click on OK or Enter

Check eligibility by visiting manufacturer website.

If you are using anyone of below manufacturer’s computer, you can directly visit website and check if your computer is eligible to install Windows update version 1809.

How to fix Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

Quick note: Before making any changes in your computer, I suggest you to create a System Restore point, so that you can restore back your computer to previous working state if something goes wrong.

Step 1: Reset Windows update components.

  1. Navigate the path: C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download. (assuming Windows installed in C drive, if not navigate the root path)
  2.  Select all files inside the SoftwareDistribution and delete them permanently.
  3. Next, Empty the Recycle Bin and try to install updated now.
  4. Run this batch script, which can help you in fixing various kinds of issues related to Windows Update. This script can be used in all Windows versions. Batch File to Reset Windows Update.

Step 2: Run Windows update troubleshooter.

Before you perform, troubleshoot make sure, you logged in to Administrator account. If the Windows update troubleshooter does not work. Perform clean boot, reboot the computer and try again.

  1. On start menu search for troubleshoot. Click on troubleshoot.

Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

2. Find Windows update. Click on Run the troubleshooter. Follow on screen instructions.

Note: You can also download Windows update troubleshooter from Windows Official website here

Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

Step 3: Perform Clean Boot.

  1. Press Windows + R at same time. Type msconfig. Click on OK.

Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

2. On General tab, Uncheck Load start up items.

Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000A

3. On Services tab. Click on Hide all Microsoft services. Click on Disable all. Click OK.

Windows 10 version 1809 update error 0x80004005-0x1000Af

4. Restart the computer and try to run Windows update troubleshooter Step 2 again.

Step 4: Disable Anti-virus or firewall software.

Faulty or corrupted anti-virus software also can Windows update error 0x80246019issues. Perform as below to make sure anti-virus is not causing the issue. If Windows update error 0x80246019 is working after disabling anti-virus software, you may need to reinstall anti-virus software.

  1. Learn How to temporarily disable any antivirus software
  2. List of anti-virus software uninstaller

Step 5: Refresh or Reset Windows 10.

Refresh or Reset your computer to reregister all Windows files. It will reset your computer settings to Windows default.

  1. Refresh Windows 10 without erasing data.
  2. Clean reset Windows 10
  3. Clean install Windows 10 from USB bootable media.

Conclusion:

Hope you are able to install Windows update version 1809 without any errors now. Leave your comments or ask more on Forum.