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have anyone here solved 0x40017 error code for windows 8.1

  1. #1

    Posts : 10
    windows 8 pro

    have anyone here solved 0x40017 error code for windows 8.1

    its been bugging me since day 1, I tried many ways to no avail, just curious has anyone got this sorted out?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 187
    Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 8 Enterprise

    Hi, I am sorry to hear that. I also cannot install Windows 8.1 with the 0x20017 error code. There is no specific solution to the issue but in this thread there are many suggestions you can try (you may have already tried them) "Couldn't update to Windows 8.1 - 0xC1900101 - 0x40017" - Microsoft Community
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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Windows 8.1 upgrade reboots to black screen of 'nothingness'. - OUC1TOO - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

    Error 0xC1900101 ? 0x40017 when installing Windows 8.1 - Microsoft Community

    Quote Originally Posted by Microsoft Forum Moderator
    Error 0xC1900101 – 0x40017 when installing Windows 8.1


    We understand that many customers are receiving error 0xC1900101 – 0x40017 when installing Windows 8.1. This error is typically caused by an incompatible driver.

    If you are receiving this error:
    First, please double-check the error code. There are many variations of error 0xC1900101, each with a different location code -- the error extension, located after the dash. The information in this thread is intended only for location code 0x40017. If you are receiving a different location code, these steps are unlikely to resolve your issue.

    Check that you’ve already updated all of your drivers. In particular, if you have an NVIDIA GeForce graphics card, make sure you’ve installed the latest Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

    Check that you do not have any Frequently Asked Questions - What devices are supported by the SteelSeries Engine? that support the SteelSeries Engine installed on your PC. The SteelSeries Engine software is currently not supported on Windows 8.1. Please uninstall the software before attempting to update to Windows 8.1
    Error 0xC1900101 - 0x30018, Couldn't update to Windows 8.1 Preview - Microsoft Community
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