While trying to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10, including the Fall Creators Update, the Creators Update, or another feature or quality update, you may see error 0x80200056.
0x80200056 is a common upgrade error on Windows 10 and most of the time. It just means the update is interrupted because your device has accidentally restarted or you signed out while the upgrade was being done.
In this guide, you will learn quick steps to fix error 0x80200056 if you are trying to upgrade to a new version of Windows 10.
How to fix Windows 10 error 0x80200056
If you get this common upgrade error, the only thing you need to do is try the upgrade again but next time, make sure your computer is plugged in and turned on during the entire process.
In case you still cannot get rid of the problem; you can try the following troubleshooting steps:
Windows Update Troubleshooter (Update Troubleshooter)
Using the Windows Update troubleshooter fixes this error quickly when upgrading to a new version or installing new monthly updates.
1. Download and run Windows Update Troubleshooter Windows.
2. Select Windows Update and click Next.
3. If prompted, click the option. Try troubleshooting as an administrator. Choose your preferences again and click Next again.
4. Tell the troubleshooter to fix the problem and click Close.
5. Open the utility again, but this time choose Windows Networking Diagnostics, to resolve any network problems preventing updates from downloading on your computer.
6. Tell the Windows Update troubleshooter and click Close.
7. Restart your computer to complete the process.
Once the process completes, go to Settings> Update & Security> Windows Update and try updating your system again.
If you are dealing with a quality update issue, you can manually reinstall Windows Update using this content.
You can also use the Disk Cleanup tool to delete temporary Windows 10 installation files.
1. Open Start.
2. Find Disk Cleanup and click the result to launch the tool.
3. Click the Clean up system file button.
4. Select Windows Setup temporary files and Temporary Windows installation files.
5. Click OK.
6. Restart your computer to complete the process.
Once you’ve completed the steps, go to Settings> Update & security> Windows Update and try updating your system again.