We have covered many Windows Update error codes in the past. We have provided possible solutions to those error codes which you can follow to fix issues on your own.
Today we will be covering a similar error code which is 0x800f0922 in windows 10. This error code prevents you from downloading the latest updates on your PC.
Some users have reported they face this error code 0x800f0922 in windows 10 while installing the cumulative update. While others say this is a security update-related issue.
The error message along with the code reads as…
There were some problems installing updates, but we’ll try again later. if you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help:(0x800f0922)
So, Microsoft insists you search the web to find possible workarounds or solutions to the error. The web tells you to try millions of things that don’t even work for most users.
A few things that worked for windows 10 users to fix this issue are lost somewhere deep and not easily accessible. So, We dug in for you and have devised a possible solution that should work for most users.
In the last few months, More and more windows 10 users are getting this update error 0x800f0922, and Microsoft is well aware of it. They are finding and trying hard to solve it.
Probably a new update will fix this issue for most of them. But, until then, let’s see what we can do to download the latest available update without getting a 0x800f0922 error on the screen.
4 Steps to fix Windows 10 Update 0x800f0922 error
Our research revealed that the error is related to Users BIOS setting. If you Enable Secure boot and clear Secure boot keys from your computer’s BIOS setting. You can Install the update without issue.
And if the default windows update installer doesn’t work after that, we will simply use a workaround and install the update manually. We will show you how to do it below.
Step 1) Note down the Update Code:
First, we will find out which update is having issues installing.
Yes, Microsoft has codes for each update, and you can identify them easily. For eg: KB5012170
To find out which update is failing with error code 0x800f0922, Go to Settings on your windows 10 PC, Click on Update and security.
Now if the screen doesn’t show you the code as mentioned above. Then click on View Update history and find out the update code which is unable to install.
If you have the code by now. Step 1 is done; let’s jump to step 2 which is kind of important.
Step 2) Enable Secure Boot & Reset Secure Boot Keys:
This step requires changing your PC’s BIOS setting. It is not always recommended to make changes there because a mistake can also break your system.
I do not want to scare you, but a statutory warning is necessary. I am only providing this step because this step is important and has helped many users to fix the issue.
If you are ready, Reboot your PC and press the Delete key or ESC key or any of the Function keys like F1 or F5. Press the key that takes you to the BIOS setting.
On booting, some PC show you which key to press to access the BIOS setting. Do the needful once you are on the BIOS screen. Go to the Boot or Security settings page.
Select the Secure Boot Option Press Enter and Enable it. That’s it. Now it’s time for a sub-step here.
Now, Select Clear Secure boot keys and press enter which will Reset Secure boot keys to factory settings.
Step 2 is now done. It is a kind of technical one but an important one. I hope you will figure it out. Let’s move to the next one.
Step 3) Download the Update Manually:
Remember, we asked you to note down the update code in step 1? Yeah, we will need it in this step.
Do you know Microsoft has a catalog of all the updates that they have pushed till now? No, well now you do.
in this step, all we will be doing is downloading our desired update from Microsoft’s very own catalog site.
Go to https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Home.aspx and search for the update that gives you the error 0x800f0922. The search bar is on the right-hand side of the page.
You will get the list. You have to choose the correct one as per your PC Configuration.
Tip: Search your Computer for “System information” to get all the required information about your system.
Once you have downloaded the correct update from the official website, you can move to step 4 which is installing the update but without error.
Step 4) Install the Update:
This is the final step of this guide where we show you how to fix this annoying error code 0x800f0922 on your windows 10 system.
To install the update, you simply need to double-click the downloaded file and provide permission. Follow onscreen instructions, and you are good to go.
You have successfully installed the available update on your system.