0XC1900101-0X30018 is the error message what you would get while installing a Windows 10 on your Windows 8 or Windows 7 machine.
Now there might be a instances where you are trying to upgrade your windows from windows 7 to 10 or Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 and while installing windows 10 you might get an error message saying that.
The Windows 10 error code 0XC1900101 or 0X30018 or probably now you might get an error message saying that we couldn’t install a Windows 10.
Now I’m going to talk about some of the quick fixes which will help you to install Windows 10 on your on your computer now.
How to fix 0XC1900101-0X30018 ERROR in Windows 10 UPGRADE
#1. Disconnect all your external devices
The first thing what you will have to do is you will have to go ahead and disconnect all your external devices from your computer.
In case if you have an external hard drive or if you have an external keyboard, mouse, an HDMI cables connected you will have to go ahead and disconnect it.
And once you have disconnected all the external devices or parity riyals.
#2. Update your Display adapter
The next thing what you will have to do is you will have to Press Windows+R, type hdwwiz.cpl to open device manager. Device manager is nothing, but it will show up all the devices which are present on your computer.
The first thing what you will have to do was you will have to go and update your display driver.
In case if you have n video or graphic card or in case if you have other graphic card. what you will have to do is you will have to do a right click on it and click on update driver.
Once you if you have once you have updated the driver and also you cannot if case if you have the default graphic card you can go to and upgrade that as well along.
With that what you will have to do is you will have to once you have upgraded this you will have to close this window.
#3. Uninstall security software
And you will have to go ahead and uninstall your security software from your computer in order. To do that you will have to open
Programs and Features. The quickest way to open it is you will have to press Windows + R key simultaneously, which
will open up Run window. Or else you can in the search box you can type “run”.
Once you open run type appwiz.cpl. Now this will open up the list of software’s which you have already installed on this computer.
Now what you will have to do is you will have to look for the security software which has been currently installed.
In my case I have McAfee WebAdvisior are install. So you might have avast or AVG or norton. So you will have to go ahead and uninstall it.
All you have to do is you will have to highlight this, do a right click and click on uninstall. So you will have to uninstall those
And in case if you have Dropbox please go ahead and uninstall that as well. Because at times even that stops the Windows 10 installation.
Now once that has been done now you will have to close the programs and features window,and then or you will have to go ahead and restart your computer in clean boot.
#4. Used msconfig to clean boot Windows 10
Open Run window, type msconfig, click on OK.
In case if you are getting user access control prompt click on yes, or allow now on this window you will have to go ahead and select Selective startup.
And then go to services hundred services you will have to check the box which says hide all Microsoft services.
So what this will do is it will hide all the Microsoft services. So only thing which will be enabled here is non-microsoft services.
Once you will have to click on disable all.
And then go to start one then go to Startup tab, here Open Task manager and disable the startup items. In case if you have any of the startup items enabled here, you will have to go and disable.
To disable, Highlight Item and click on Disable.
Don’t disable your graphic cards, all that stuff keep it as
it is only for the software’s which you
The next thing what you will have to do is you will have to close this window, click on Apply and then click on OK.
In case if you get a prompt to restart your computer, you will have to go ahead and restart your computer. Because if clean boot will be completed only when your computer is restarted, until unless no changes will take place.
So once you have restart your computer, try installing a Windows 10 from using the ISO file or media creation tool.
- In case if that works well and good.
- In case if that doesn’t work what you will have to do next step.
#5. Run Check disk on your computer
So what you will have to do is you will have to
press Windows+R and type CMD.
That is command Prompt, do a right click on CMD and click on run as administrator.
- In case if you get user access command prompt, click on yes.
In the command prompt window, you will have to type chkdsk and hit Enter.
So which is check this now what this will do is it will check for any
error message on your disk.
In case if there are any error message or bad sectors on your disk, it will go ahead and repair it by itself.
This might take about 20 to 30 minutes based on the performance of the computer and also the amount of files what you have on the computer.
Let’s wait till it is completed. You will have to go ahead and restart your computer and try installing the Windows 10 using the ISO file or using a media creation tool.
So I hope this help you fix error 0XC1900101-0X30018. Hope you have a great day and you take care.