How to Fix Error Code 0x80200056 on Windows 10?

While trying to upgrade to the latest version of the Windows 10, including the Fall Creators Update, Creators Update, or some quality update or any other feature, you may see the error 0x80200056 on your screen. Usually, this error is a very common upgrade error on Windows 10, and this error signifies that the update process was interrupted as your device was accidentally restarted, or you signed out during the upgrade was in progress.

However, some of the common symptoms of this error are as follows:

  • A message will appear on your screen says; Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade is unsuccessful.
  • Usually, users are unable to open any applications after completing the Microsoft Windows 10 install process.
  • A notification pop-up box appears with the error code 0x80200056 on your screen.

Here we provide you complete stepwise guide to fix error code 0x80200056 if you are trying to upgrade to a latest version of the Windows 10. The steps are discussed below.

Steps to Fix Error Code 0x80200056 on Windows 10

Sometimes, if this common upgrade error occurred on your screen, then only need to do one thing tries upgrading the error again, but next time you need to be careful about your computer system is plugged in and also turned on during the entire process. Here how to fix it:

Windows Update Troubleshooter

Whenever you are trying to upgrade to a new version or trying to install a new monthly update, always try to use the Windows Update Troubleshooter to resolve this error quickly. Here how to do it:

  1. Firstly, download and run the Windows Update Troubleshooter.
  2. Choose Windows Update option.
  3. Then, click on the Next tab.
  4. If asked, click on the “Try troubleshooting as an administrator” option.
  5. Then, again reselect your option and again click on the Next tab.
  6. Now, let troubleshoot to fix the problem and wait for a few
  7. After that, click on the Close tab.
  8. Now, reopen the utility again, but this time chooses Windows Networking Diagnostics, which should fix any networking issues which prevents updates from downloading on your PC.
  9. Again, let the troubleshooter fix the Windows Update problem.
  10. Then, click on the Close tab.
  11. Finally, restart your computer system to continue the process.

After completing the process, again try to update your system by using these steps:

  1. Navigate to Settings option.
  2. Then, click on the Update &Security option.
  3. Lastly, click on the Windows Update.

Olivia Jones is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats.Her passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s