FIX: Error 0xc1900130 or 0x80240034 in Windows 10 Update

Last updated on May 30th, 2019

If you cannot install a particular update in Windows 10 because the downloading or the installing process is stuck resulting in the error 0xc1900130 or 0x80240034, then follow the steps in this guide to resolve the problem.

fix Error 0xc1900130 or 0x80240034 Windows 10


In this tutorial you'll find detailed instructions to solve the error 0xc1900130 or the error 0x80240034 when updating Windows 10.

How to fix Windows 10 Update error(s) 0xc1900130 or 0x80240034.

Update errors 0xc1900130 and 0x80240034 in Windows 10 are usually caused because the Internet connection was interrupted during the download process and therefore the updates were not downloaded correctly.

Another cause of errors 0xc1900130 and 0x80240034 during the Windows 10 update is that there is not enough free disk space for downloading (or installing) the updates.

So, before proceeding to troubleshoot the update problems 0x80240034 and 0xc1900130 in Windows 10, make sure that your Internet connection operates normally and you have enough free space on your disk to perform the update.


Method 1. Run the Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter.
Method 2. Force Windows to re-create the Windows Update Store folder.
Method 3. Disable the Windows Developer Mode.
Method 4. Download and install the Update Manually.
Common Methods to fix Update Problems in Windows 10.


Method 1. Run the Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter.

The first method to fix update errors 0x80240034 & 0xc1900130 is to run the Microsoft's Windows 10 Update Troubleshooter tool in Administrator mode. To do that:

1. Download and run the Windows Update Troubleshooter for Windows 10 from Microsoft's support site.

windows 10 update troubleshooter

2. Restart your computer.
3. Try to install the update.


Method 2. Force Windows to re-create the Windows Update Store folder.

The second method to fix the error 0xc1900130 on Windows 10 Update is to recreate the Windows Update Store folder ("C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution"), in order to force Windows to download the available updates from scratch. To do that:

1. Simultaneously press the Windows image + R keys to open run command box.
2. In run command box, type: services.msc and press Enter.



3. Right click on Windows Update service and select Stop.


windows update service stop


4. Open Windows Explorer and navigate to C:\Windows folder.
5. Select and Delete the “SoftwareDistribution” folder.*
(Click Continue at "Folder Access Denied" window).

* Note: The next time that Windows Update will run, a new empty 'SoftwareDistribution' folder will be automatically created by Windows to store updates.



6. Restart your computer.
7. Download and run the Windows Update Troubleshooter for Windows 10.
Reboot your computer.
9. Check and install Windows updates.


Method 3. Turn Off the Windows Developer Mode.

Another method to resolve to Windows 10 update errors 0x80240034 or 0xc1900130, to to disable  the developer mode until you install the update. To do that:

1. Go to Settings > Update and Security and select For developers on the left.
2. Choose Sideload Apps on the right.

disable developer mode windows 10


3. Click Yes at Turn on app sideloading.

 turn off developer mode windows 10


4. Then go to Settings –> Apps -> Apps & Features > Manage optional features.

uninstall developer mode windows 10


5. Click at Windows Developer Mode and click Uninstall.



6. Restart your computer and try to install the update again.


Method 4. Download and install the Update Manually.

The next method to resolve the Windows 10 update errors 0xc1900130 or 0x80240034 is to download and install the failed update manually. To do that, follow the instructions below according to your case:

Case A: If you want to upgrade your Windows 10 version to the latest build (e.g. from 1709 to 1803):

1. Navigate to Windows 10 download site and click the Update now button.

 Failed to update to Windows 10


2. When asked, click to Run the downloaded file in order to start the installation immediately, or click the Save button to run the installer later.




3. Finally click the Update Now button and follow the on screen prompts to install the Update.

Windows 10 Update Assistant



Case B: If you have problems when installing a standalone update:

1. Go to Settings –> Update & Security and open the Update History
Find out the KB number of the failed update. (e.g. "KB4025339")
3. Navigate to Microsoft Update Catalog.
4. Type the KB number of the failed update in the search field and click search.

fix windows update installation failed


5. Download and then install the failed update.

That’s it! Let me know if this guide has helped you by leaving your comment about your experience. Please like and share this guide to help others.

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