How To Resolve Window Update Error 80073701?

If the user is unable to update their Window, and facing this error 80073701. Then, they should read the method to fix Window Update Error 80073701. For assistance about Windows, go to MS Office via

Method To Fix Window Update Error 80073701:                                        

1. Run Windows Update Troubleshooter:

First, you should open the search option and then search for the ‘troubleshoot’ and just click on the Troubleshoot in order to open Settings. After this, you should select Windows Update and then tap on the “Run the troubleshooter” button just to open the window. When you scan for the update bugs, then the troubleshooter gives you few resolutions. If you want to apply the resolution, then you have to tap on the Apply this fix option.

2. Run System File Scans and DISM:

You need to open the command prompt with the admin privilege. For this, you should search for the ‘Command Prompt’ and then just right-click on the Command Prompt and then choose Run as administrator. After this, you should run the Deployment Image Servicing and Management utility and then enter the given command and just tap on Enter key in order to run this command.

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth

When you perform the DISM command, you should run the SFC command. For this, you need to enter the given command and then hit on Enter key to execute it.

sfc /scannow

Here, the SFC command will take half an hour. When the scan process complete, you need to restart your computer and then check the error still persists or not.

3. Restart Your Windows Update Service:

In the run dialogue box, you need to enter ‘services’ and then tap on OK. Then, it will launch the service Window. Here, in the Service Window you need to scroll down to Windows Update. If you want to open the window, then double-click on the Windows Update. After this, you should click on Stop button and then tap on OK in order to close the window. Now, restart the Windows Update Service and then right-click on the Windows Update and just select Start to restart it.  After restarting your Windows 10 system and just check the update error is resolved or not.

4. Reset Windows Update Components:

First, you have to run the Command Prompt with administrator rights. When you open the command prompt, you need to run the below commands and press Enter key after each.

net stop wuauserv

net stop cryptSvc

net stop bits

net stop msiserver

Now, you need to rename the SoftwareDistribution folder just by executing the below commands one by one and then press Enter key after each command.

ren C:WindowsSoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

ren C:WindowsSystem32catroot2 Catroot2.old

C:WindowsSoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old

After this, you have to restart the stopped services just by running the below commands:

net start wuauserv

net start cryptSvc

net start bits

net start msiserver

At last, you should exit from the Command Prompt window and then reboot your laptop and just check the error.

5.  Check Date and Time Settings:

First, you need to open search option and then just search for the ‘date’. Now, you should select the Date & time settings. After this, you have to select a time zone on the Timezone drop-down menu. Here, you should toggle the Set the time automatically option to off and then tap on the Change button in order to manually change the date and time. At this point, the user can also synchronize the clock with the server just by tapping on the Add clocks for different time zones. Next, you should select the Internet Time tab and then hit on Change settings button. Now, you should choose the Synchronize checkbox and then select a server just by using the drop-down menu. After this, you need to hit on the Update Now button. At last, you should hit on the OK button just to exit from the window and then tap Apply and OK buttons.

Through this way, the user can resolve Window Update Error 80073701. If the user want assistance, then go to the site of Microsoft through

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