Windows 10 19H1 Update will fail while using USB Storage

Microsoft has recently stated that users won’t be able to update their OS to Windows 10 19H1 while using USB storage. This implies that if you use an external storage or USB device to download and install the latest release, May 2019 Update will simply fail to install.

The Company revealed that using USB storage device triggers “inappropriate drive reassignment” bug; while installing Windows 10 1903 version on your System. An error message appears on the Desktop Screen displaying-

This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10

Windows 10 19H1 Update will fail while using USB Storage

Several Insiders are already struggling with this error when they try to upgrade their Windows 10 OS. There are chances that the issue at hand can also create a nuisance in internal drives. As the process is blocked by its parent company itself, fixing the same won’t be an easy task.

Fix- This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10

In case, you still want to install Windows 10 19H1 update using USB Storage, you may have to wait for a little longer. This is because Microsoft is currently working on a resolution and the same may appear in upcoming days.

As per the company, you should reboot your PC thereafter launch the Update process only when you have removed USB device; that contains the iSO file. One should take care of these restrictions as well-

  1. Ensure that system drivers are up to date.
  2. Try only an iSO file to install Windows 10 1903 version on your PC.
  3. Make sure that your PC doesn’t get an internet connection

Windows Insiders may expect a solution to this in its upcoming version 18877. Moreover, you can also read the log files to understand this Update Error clearly.

Note: May 2019 Update will notably fail to download only on devices that are running on Windows 10 1803 or 1809 versions. If you are running an older Windows 10 version, you won’t experience any bug.

The original plan of Microsoft was to fix 1903 update issues only after releasing Windows 10 20H1 update. They have already released a number of preview rings (Fast and Slow) that Insiders can use to suggest feedback to Microsoft. As its name suggests, you can expect this release to make its first appearance in May 2019.