Generic 0xc190012e trying to upgrade Windows 10 1909 to 20H2

I can't seem to upgrade to 20H2 (and I'd rather not do a clean install until nothing else works)

I did a DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth and /Restorehealth and /Startcomponentcleanup - no issues -- and a sfc /scannow -- which found and corrected errors. I rolled back a different Windows update and reinstalled it without any issues.

Using the Windows 10 Update Assistant made no difference (it runs about 5 minutes before giving up). I turned off my AV. No difference. I did a clean boot. No difference. I didn't see anything in the event viewer logs that stood out. The Windows Update troubleshooter found no issues.

I did a Clean up system files. No difference. Is there anywhere I can try going to 2004 first? I can't see to find that update anywhere.


I have no external devices connected to my (Dell) laptop and the BIOS is a as new as is available. I had no problems with my 12-year-old desktop.

Dave

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Hi all,

I had this exact same error with 0cx190012e when trying to upgrade to 20H2. After exhausting all the usual suggestions of Windows Update troubleshooter, resetting update services, safe mode etc etc, I came across a post which suggested I delete the setupconfig.ini file in C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WSUS (after backing it up of course). This then allowed me to run the update.

Hope it helps.

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Last updated July 30, 2021 Views 2,047 Applies to: