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Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (1607) Fails To Install - Error "0xc1900101 - 0x40"
A new tutorial has been released showcasing a fix for Windows 10 Anniversary (1607) update installation issue 0xc1900101 - 0x40. This error is caused by DriveTheLife and prevents the Windows installer from applying the correct files to your system.
By: FL Utils
The issue is caused by your computer having either "DriveTheLife"
The most common reason for this error is running a program called "DriveTheLife"
You first need to Right-Click onto the "Start" button, and select "Programs and Features". This will allow you to pick "DriveTheLife"
If remove DriveTheLife does not resolve the problem, you are then recommended to close any antivirus applications, and remove any peripherals (USB devices) which may be preventing certain Windows files from installing. This could be accompanied by rebooting into "Safe Mode With Networking", which can be achieved by clicking onto the Start button > selecting Power > holding SHIFT and clicking "Restart". This will bring up an advanced boot menu, from which you need to click "Troubleshoot"
Ultimately, the Windows 10 Anniversary update is a good upgrade; it's not a problem from Microsoft which causes the error but incompatibility on your computer. If you want to upgrade your PC, you need to ensure your system has all the files and settings available for Windows to upgrade. This can be achieved using the tutorial explained below.
You can read the 0xc1900101 - 0x40 error fix tutorial here: