Fix 0xC1900101 Driver Errors on Windows 11/10

System errors often happen on a new system, including the latest Windows 11 or even Windows 10. Different devices may encounter different error code messages, therefore we recommend you to check the specific error first and them find the right and effective solution to fix it.

The error with 0xC1900101 code on Windows 11/10 usually indicate the system problems caused by the hardware drivers. Generally speaking, the following errors with are all caused by the outdated drivers, missing drivers, incompatible drivers to your hardware, after upgrading to Windows 11.

  • 0xC1900101 – 0x2000c
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x20017
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x30018
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x3000D
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x4000D
  • 0xC1900101 – 0x40017

How to fix 0xC1900101 errors on Windows 11/10?

The following steps below will help you fix them, and if not, please take your computer for repair.

Step 1: You’d confirm that your device has enough free space. Windows 11 requires at least 16 GB of free space to upgrade a 32-bit OS, or 20 GB for a 64-bit OS. If your system can not meet this minimum system requirement, Windows 11 will not work normally.

Step 2: Update Windows 11. In case any of the above 0xC1900101 errors occurs, you can try to check Windows 11 updates and update to the latest version.

  • Choose Settings after launching Start menu;
  • Select Windows Updates in the menu on the left hand;
  • Click on the blue button Check for updates; if any new updates detected, please keep going on to update your Windows 11 and restart your PC to check whether the 0xC1900101 error has been fixed or not.
Fix 0xC1900101 Errors on Windows 11

If the general methods mentioned above will not work to fix the 0xC1900101 errors on Windows 11, then we should move the step to check the hardware drivers.

Step 3: Scan outdated, missing, or incompatible hardware drives on your Windows 11 devices. And there are two methods will be recommended to help you update Windows 11 drivers.

Step 3A: Run Device Manger to check device drivers and update with Windows 11 itself. Right click on Start Menu, and choose Device Manager in the pop menu.

Device Manager in Windows 11

Expand the device list and the device which caused the 0xC1900101 error will be with a yellow exclamation mark before its name.

Then you need to right-click the driver with errors, select Update Driver and let Windows find the latest drivers for you. Is any updates detected, Windows 11 will install it and reboot.

Update Drivers in Windows 11

Step 3B: Third-party driver updating software is also your effective solutions to scan and update all the drivers automatically.

Many of the driver updater will scan for the drivers or game components automatically without paying, but you will be required to pay if you would like to update all the problematic drivers within a short time. It is worthy to get IObit Driver Booster which will always keep all the drivers up-to-date, by automatically scanning and updating 6,000,000+ device drivers.

After all the drivers have been updated, please restart your PC to run gain, then the 0xC1900101 error will be removed.

What’s more, it is possible that the third-party security software may cause the system errors. Uninstalling them and enabling Windows Defender will help protect your device in real time to reduce the system errors. Another factor may be the external storage devices and drives. Therefore, if any system errors occur, an external device might have been plugged into your device that isn’t needed for basic functionality. In this case, just unplug them and restart you PC again.


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