Some Windows users encounter error code 800f0922 when trying to install a pending update on their computer. In most cases, this particular problem occurs in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, and sometimes in Windows 10.

Do sfc / scannow

Perform an SFC scan

Run the Windows Update Center’s troubleshooter

Before you use any of the other fixes listed below, first make sure that your Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 computer is not equipped to fix this problem automatically. If Microsoft is already aware of this issue and has actively implemented a strategy to fix it, the Windows Update Center Troubleshooter should resolve it automatically.

The Windows Update Center Troubleshooter is basically a set of automatic recovery strategies that you can use to resolve various issues. Once started, the WU component is automatically scanned and an attempt is made to correct any inconsistencies (or at least recommend a fix).

Check for outdated / defective drivers

Note. You can visit the manufacturer’s website to find the drivers you need for Windows to work properly.

Roll back your system to an earlier version

Restart the Windows Update service

The Windows Update service is a key part of the update process. The service determines when your computer should check for pending updates and install them.

You can fix error 800f0922 by restarting the Windows Update service.

Disconnect your peripherals

Make sure that peripheral devices do not interfere with your computer during the update process. Disconnect any external devices that you have connected to your computer. This includes your USB drive, external hard drive, USB cooler, and even your mouse if you have access to a touchpad.

Then check for updates and try installing them again.