While attempting to upgrade from a lower version to Windows 10, you might encounter an issue.Â The error message could be “0x8007000A – 0X2000D The installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase with an error during MIGRATE_DATA operation”.
0x8007000A – 0X2000D indicates that something prevents process during the period of migrating user data and commonly appears when you upgrade from Windows 8.1 to 10. As a result, the upgrade fails. The error code may show up if the disk is full of tons of temporary moreover unnecessary files. Furthermore, file lock apps or corrupted system files can be equally responsible to cause the failure.
0x8007000A – 0X2000D installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase
Here is how to fix 0x8007000A – 0X2000D installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase Windows 10 –
1] Clean the Storage
Most of the time the upgrade fails because of lack of storage space on the computer popping up the error message. Actually, when you perform a task, the system generates temporary files and store them in the drive. After a certain time, those files that are totally useless, increase in number and occupy gigabytes of space in the disk. Additionally, you might have downloaded large files resulting in shortage of storage. Whatever the reason be, 0x8007000A – 0X2000D error can be solved by cleaning the space on computer. Disk cleanup is the handiest tool to perform this work so follow the instructions –
Important – If you have downloaded such large files that can occupy substantial space then manually delete them. Remember to also remove the files from Recycle bin.
Delete the Temporary Files
Reboot the system and the error 0x8007000A – 0X2000D will be fixed now.
2] Disable the BitLocker to fix 0x8007000A – 0X2000D
Enabled BitLocker may cause 0x8007000A – 0X2000D installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase error. To fix the issue, disable the tool for the time being and after successful upgradation you can enable the same again. Here are the steps you need to follow –
3] Turn off the antivirus program temporarily
Anti-malware programs always work to protect the OS from vulnerable threats but sometimes, they creates conflicts that cause problems during upgrade. As a result, 0x8007000A – 0X2000D installation failed in the SAFE_OS phase error shows up. So disable third-party antivirus program you are currently using following the Steps –
Note â€“Â Procedure to turn off antivirus program temporarily may vary for different software but all app it should be almost same.
4] Check for system corruption
0x8007000A – 0X2000D error may occur because of fault in Windows Image or system files. You can repair them using DISM and SFC tools successively. So, follow –
DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth