When you are trying to install windows anytime upgrade on a windows 7 based computer and getting error message windows anytime upgrades was not successful and the installing process becomes failed then you can solve this problem by the given process to remove windows anytime upgrade failed error in windows 7 operating system based computer. You will receive the “Windows Anytime Upgrade was not successful. The upgrade was not successful. Please try the upgrade again.” error message when you try to install windows anytime upgrade in windows 7 based computer. Once time when you face this error message suddenly you may also receive the following error messages in windows anytime upgrade upgrade.log file.
<Date> <Time>, Error WAU DoTransmogrify failed due to error 0x800f081f.
<Date> <Time>, Error WAU UpgradeSKU failed. Exiting.
<Date> <Time>, Error WAU Windows Anytime Upgrade ‚ was not successful.
Causes of windows anytime upgrade failed error
The error message during windows anytime upgrades occur in windows 7 based computer and in which service pack 1 is downloaded by windows update but service pack 1 has been not installed yet. Due to this reason you are receiving error message during installing windows anytime upgrade in windows 7.
Process to remove windows anytime upgrades failed error
If you are ready to fix this problem then you have to uninstall service pack 1 via using the DISM command in the command prompt. To do this first of all you have to open the command prompt. I have described the process in steps by which you can easily understand and apply.
- In windows 7 click on start button and then type cmd in the program and files search box and then right click on cmd.exe and click on run as administrator.
- Now you have to type these commands and press enter after typing to execute it.
If you are using windows 7 32 bit operating system then type the following command.
dism.exe /online /remove-package /packagename:Package_for_KB976932~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~220.127.116.1114
If you are using windows 7 64 bit operating system based computer then type the following command.
dism.exe /online /remove-package /packagename:Package_for_KB976932~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~18.104.22.16814
- When the removal is completed then you have to type exit and then press enter. Now restart the computer.
Now try to install windows anytime upgrades you will not face any error during installing it. This is the best solution for the error that is receiving by you.