Keep Getting Error 0x0000017 While Trying to Upgrade Windows 10
While trying to install or upgrade computer Windows 10 operating system on your computer, you just find your Windows 10 OS is running there forever and finally fails with error 0x0000017 saying: "There isn’t enough memory available to create a ramdisk device"? Need to remove this computer error 0x0000017 problem and upgrade your Windows 10 successfully? OK! Fortunately, such computer problems are not unfixable. Merely keep reading this article to know what you want:
Generally, such computer Windows upgrade error 0x0000017 problems only mean that your computer get no enough memory or unrecognizable memory to create a ramdisk device there. In other words, in order to install your Windows 10 there successfully, you are supposed to create enough free memory or add more recognizable memory to cope with such Windows 10 upgrade error problems.
And here are solutions for you to get rid of such error code 0x0000017:
Solution1: Resize or Emerge Computer Hard Drive Partition
If such computer error problems are merely caused by low disk space problems of your system partition, you can easily expand the computer system partition space to fix everything.
Firstly, delete computer partition with enough free space
Go check your computer and see which partition has enough free space left. And then, right click it in Disk Management to choose Delete.
And then, this deleted partition will be shown as unallocated there.
Secondly, extend computer system partition with unallocated space
Right click your system partition which has your operating system loaded to choose Extend option and follow the guidance to finish the entire space expanding process.
Please Note: Since the Windows built-in partition space extending function is only workable when your partition with enough free space is next to your system partition, you may also get a completely grey Extend option and cannot use it. And then, if so, go skip to the third steps.
Thirdly, apply partition resizing software
If the Windows built-in extending option doesn’t work or you do have no idea about how to extend system partition space manually, no panic! There are still many partition resizing tools out there to help your resize or merge allocated computer partitions freely. Just choose one according to your own conditions.
Solution2: Repair or Add Computer Hard Drives to Create More Free Space
After expanding your system partition space with success, you are still stuck in such error code 0x0000017 problems? OK! You still get another solution to take chances:
Firstly, repair damaged computer hard drives or partitions
In your case, when your computer internal hard drive is logically or physically corrupted and the needed space for upgrading Windows 10 becomes unrecognizable, such computer Windows 10 upgrade error 0x0000017 issues also possibly comes to you. Hence, go run CHKDSK tool or other hard drive diagnosing software to test your computer internal hard drive and see whether it could be repaired.
Of course, if your hard drive has already seriously damaged, also consider to use another new one instead.
Secondly, add new computer hard drives
If the repaired hard drive also cannot remove the computer error problems, also go add new computer internal hard drives to extend entire computer memory. And always add one, two or more new hard drives there with the guide of some professional experts or agencies.
1). Back up everything important well before you delete, merge or extend computer partitions
It is always necessary for people to make data backups before they start to do some changes to their computer. And in your case, you are supposed to back up everything important well on other external drives or devices before you start to delete, extend or merge computer partitions.
2). Recover deleted partitions data with partition recovery software
Still unexpectedly delete partitions with important computer data while trying to delete, merge or extend PC partitions? No worry! You can go perform Windows 10 deleted partition recovery there to rescue all deleted files, videos, audios, messages and more information back before you do anything else to the deleted partitions to cause permanent data loss troubles. There are still many other data recovery programs to help you cope with different partition data loss troubles.