The latest Windows 10 update has brought with it, amongst exciting improvements, a host of compatibility issues.
Quite specifically, the compatibility issue with the Anniversary Update is accompanied with the error message 0x800F0923.
Most of the products affected are device drivers, and some third-party software products. The only way is to fix the corrupted drivers after the update.
Thankfully there are steps you can take to fix these issues.
Use Media Creation Tool
The Media creation tool can help you find the incompatible driver. This is essential for anyone using the Windows Update to get the Anniversary Update.
The Media Creation Tool performs an upgrade and updates all the software drivers on your computer, thus availing a list of all incompatible software and drivers at the end of the process.
This process is the easiest since you will get a report concerning any incompatibility issue and you can proceed to update the driver.
To update the driver, you can do it manually by visiting the manufacturer’s website. Otherwise, you can still use the software updater utility feature on your PC.
Automatically Update the Driver or Software Using Third Party Tools
Software resource developers like Driver Talent Tool re specifically designed for such issues, especially after the Windows 10 Anniversary Update widespread issues.
This third-party software also analyze the system for corrupt or outdated drivers or software. It also assists in fixing any corrupted file or downloading relevant ones, thus mitigating the dilemma between the Operating System and the corrupted software.
When using a tool like Driver Talent, simply download it, then run the scan. After the scan, all the broken or missing drivers will be listed. For these, you click on “Repair.”
For outdated suites, click “Update” to download and install the most recent ones. You can do this for individual suites, or you can opt for mass repairs by clicking “Repair” and leave it to fix all the drivers with issues in the system.
Uninstall Drivers or Software with Problems
By far, this is the next fastest method after running Media Creation Tool. If the issues persist and there are no new updates for the corrupted software, simply uninstall the driver then reinstall the original suite once more.
While it requires minimal interference with the problematic software, you may also lose any data that is directly associated with the software.
You can do this through the control panel for drivers and device software. You will have to reboot your system afterward for the changes to take place.
Install Windows 10 Anniversary Update
If all else fails, you may have to perform a clean install of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update once more. The update will automatically overwrite the already existing update’s files on your PC.
It will definitely take some time and be prepared for your computer to shut itself down forcefully. This fixes previously corrupted files in the update. To keep the files secure in future take a look at, how to password protect a folder in windows?
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