How to resolve Windows 10 upgrade error 0xC1900208

Sometime while you work on your PC having internet connection and you get a message to upgrade your Windows to Windows 10 then you simply click on the upgrade link and upgrading process gets started. But in between the process it stops and gives you Windows 10 upgrade error 0xC1900208. It mainly happens due to an incompatible programs installed on the computer. So to get rid of this situation you must take some manual steps or you can also fix the issue automatically with the help of Advanced System Repair tool.


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What are the symptoms –

Main symptom of the prompting of Windows 10 upgrade error code 0xC1900208 is that the incompatible program or files prevents your operating system for upgrading to Windows 10. Other common symptoms are slow PC performance, unable to load the applications on the system, etc.

What are the causes –

Main cause for the prompting of Windows 10 upgrade error 0xC1900208 is a program that is not compatible with the Windows 10 operating system. Other reasons are virus infection, outdated software or hardware, incompatible or outdated device driver, malicious programs in the computer, etc.

How to resolve Windows 10 upgrade error code 0xC1900208

It is very important to go through the following manual process to fix the error issue otherwise you cannot proceed to the Windows 10 upgrade:

  1. Go to the start button and click on the Run.
  2. Type regedit and hit enter.
  3. Find the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\BackupRestore\FilesNotToBackup
  4. If FilesNotToBackup is not present there then create this key.
  5. Right click on Backuprestore and go to new>key and then type FilesNotToBackup and hit enter.
  6. Now exit the registry editor.
  7. Go to start> run> services.msc and then double click on Background Intelligence Transfer Service and go to general tab and click on start.

With the help of these manual steps you will be able to fix Windows 10 upgrade error 0xC1900208. But you need a sound technical knowledge to fix the error issue manually. Therefore you should download Advanced System Repair tool to fix it automatically.


Compatible with the Windows 8 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit Operating System, Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit, Windows XP 32-bit
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Advanced System Repair tool is the most recommended tool that can fix the entire error problems of the Windows computer automatically. With the help of this tool you can scan and repair the whole errors within minutes. It will also optimize the performance of the computer amazingly.

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