The configuration and update method of Windows 10 quite often fails and says “can’t upgrade your PC,”, but no action is needed. Windows understands the issue but Microsoft is hiding from you the information. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to repair Windows 10 configuration error ‘What needs your attention’.

Repair Windows 10 Configuration Error

To repair Windows 10 configuration error, follow this procedure step by step:

View the log files for Windows Setup

Open the File Explorer. Enter the following path in the address bar.

C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

Look for the file name which is starting from CompatData_ and end with .xml. If there is more than one file with this name, choose the most recent one as the following image is showing.

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

Right click on the selected file and choose Open with -> Microsoft Edge as the following image is showing.

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

This file will inform you why Windows will not update and you can decode it. To identify the drivers that are not reliable and compatible, search for any lines that include BlockMigration="True" under DriverPackages as the following image is showing.

C:\Users\User\Desktop\error1.png

It indicates us that the drivers are inconsistent with the new Windows update. That’s why Windows refuses to update.

Match a driver in an INF file

To match a driver in an INF file, follow this procedure step by step:

Open the File Explorer. Enter the following path in the address bar.

C:\Windows\INF

The following screen will appear.

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

Search for the files named oem80.inf and oem81.inf as the following image is showing.

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

Double click on the selected file and it will be opened in Notepad as follows:

C:\Users\User\Desktop\notepad.png

We discovered in our case that oem80.inf was the file to install Microsoft Print to PDF install. So Microsoft’s printer drivers are the reason to obstruct the installation process.

Issue fixing

To fix the above mentioned issue, follow this procedure step by step:

Click the Search button. Type the Control Panel in the search bar and select the Control Panel option as the following image is showing.

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

As soon as you will choose the Control Panel option, the following screen will appear:

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

Select the Programs and Features option as highlighted in the above image. Then choose the Turn Windows features on or off as the following image is showing.

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

As you will click the Turn Windows features on or off option, the following dialogue box will appear.

, How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

Uncheck both checkboxes named Microsoft Print to PDF and Microsoft XPS Document Writer and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Now configuration error will be resolved and the system update will be resumed.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error.

How to repair Windows 10 Configuration Error “What needs your attention”?

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