How to fix “Something Happened 0x80070002 – 0x20016” when upgrading to Windows

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Something Happened When Upgrading to Windows 10 – Since Windows 10, many users have upgraded to the operating system, but in many cases have encountered unexpected errors. Upgrade to Windows 10, which has something like “Something Happened 0x80070002 – 0x20016” when upgrading to Windows 10 or something.

What to do to fix “Something Happened 0x80070002 – 0x20016” when upgrading to Windows 10? Will not have to reinstall from the beginning, while upgraded version from windows 7 or 8 with Windows license? Some of the remedies that will be featured in the blog post below will hopefully help you!

“Something Happened” fixes when upgrading to Windows

In the previous article on Windows tricks I have instructed you how to upgrade to Windows 10 when “Windows update” does not work so you can easily upgrade to Windows 10 from the operating system Windows 7, 8. Next In this article I will guide you how to fix “Something Happened” when upgrading windows 10 most effective.

Method 1: Run the Windows Media Creation Tool again

If you are using the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool to upgrade to Windows 10 you do not try to run this tool again by right-clicking the “MediaCreationTool.exe” tool> Select “Run as administrator”.

“Something Happened” fixes when upgrading to Windows 10

And maybe the error “Something Happened 0x80070002 – 0x20016” will be fixed, if the tool does not work then apply the next method.

Method 2: Change the location on your system

First press the Windows + R key combination to open the RUN dialog box and then type “intl.cpl” in the Open box and then Enter (or click on Control Panel> click Region) to open the Region window.

In the window that appears, select the Administrator tab> Click Change system locale …

Under Current system location> Click English (United States)> Click OK.

Also go to the “Administrator>” tab. Click “Copy settings” … Click on “Welcome screen and system accounts” and “New user accounts”> Click “OK” and then “Something Happened 0x80070002 – 0x20016” will be fixed.

Method 3: Disable or remove the virus program

If you are still facing this problem, it could be due to your antivirus or any other security software program that can stop the tool from downloading and installing Windows 10.

Therefore, try to temporarily disable the virus program or quit the security mode. If you can not disable it, uninstall from “Control Panel -> Programs and Features”. And maybe the error “Something Happened 0x80070002 – 0x20016” will be fixed.

Method 4: Interfering with Regedit

First press the “Windows + R” key to open the Run dialog box and type “Regedit” in the Open and Enter fields.

Registry Editor window appears, find the key under the following path

 ComputerHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionWindowsUpdateOSUpgrade 

Then create a DWORD (32-bit) Value if your Windows is 32 bit. By looking in the right pane, right-click New> DWORD (32-bit) Value, and then save the key as “AllowOSUpgrade”, fill in uppercase and lowercase.

Continue to double click on the newly created and change the value again by 1> click “OK”. Close the Registry Editor window Then go to Start> All programs> Windows Update and proceed to update. And finally let’s wait to see the results? If the error persists, please review the operating system license, or network connectivity issues.

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