Solve and Fix Windows Update Error (0x80073701)

If your Windows update shows “Error encountered, There were problems installing some updates, but we’ll try again later” If you keep seeing this and want to search the web or contact support for information, this may help:(0x80073701)” message then it means some system files are missing in your system because of a recent system crash, sudden power failure, any virus activity or some unknown reason. You can easily solve this using the below methods. But you need some good time and patience. Yes, patience!. Some below methods take a long time to finish based on your system configuration. For me it takes more than 12 hours to complete, so patience is very important.

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Scan Update & Manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus through Windows PowerShell in Windows 10

Microsoft Defender Antivirus is a free anti antivirus application with GUI that comes preinstalled on Windows 10. It comes with Behavior-based, heuristic, and real-time protection against viruses, malware, and spyware. But you can also control and manage it via the Windows PowerShell. Windows PowerShell is a task automation command-line shell tool and scripting language. In this article we will see how to manage Microsoft Defender Antivirus via Windows PowerShell in Windows 10.

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Add Windows XP Start Menu in Windows 10 with Spencer

Spencer is a free and light-weight Windows start menu application for Windows 10. Using Spencer you can create classic Windows XP Start Menu in Windows 10 taskbar. It is a portable application and you don’t need to install. It doesn’t interfere with your current Windows 10 Start Button. So you can access Spencer start menu and the default Windows 10 start menu side by side. It also comes with Control Panel, Administrator command line and Run dialog menu options.

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Microsoft PowerToys

PowerToys is a free windows 10 application from Microsoft for Windows power users. It comes with a set of userful small utilities to increase the productivity of Windows 10 users. Currently the PowerToys comes with Color Picker, FancyZones, File Explorer Add-ons, Image Resizer, Keyboard Manager, PowerRename, PowerToys Run, Shortcut Guide and Video Conference Mute. This is actually a reboot of old Windows 95 PowerToys project.

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Display Live RAM, CPU and Network Details on Windows Taskbar with Taskbar Stats

In Windows 10 when you want to check your RAM, CPU and Network details, you need to open the Windows Task Manager. This is little time consuming task and Using this method you can’t check the RAM and CPU details instantly. But now you can check your system RAM, CPU and Network usage details without opening any application via directly in your Taskbar with Taskbar stats application. Taskbar stats is a free windows 10 application. It will display live system stats on Windows’s taskbar and it will help you to monitor your system resources. You can choose the unit to display like in Byte/Kilobyte/Megabyte and it updates stats every 1 second.

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Windows 10 Clipboard History – Enable, View & Disable Clipboard History on Windows 10

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Operating System comes with a very useful feature that takes your copy/paste action in Windows 10 to the another level. It comes with a New Clipboard History feature. Using this feature you manage and view your recent copied test is a list view. In this article we will see how to activate and View the Windows 10 Clipboard History.

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How to Customize the Windows 10 Cursor – Change Color, Size & Thickness

Windows 10 operating system comes with a option to change your cursor or mouse pointer theme color and size. You don’t need any 3rd party software to do this. Using this feature can set your favorite color to your Windows 10 cursor and resize the thickness of the cursor to best fit your eyes. Currently by default, it comes with a White Cursor. In this tutorial, i am going to tell you how to customize the default cursor color, size and thickness in Windows 10.

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Windows Defender Antivirus in Windows 10 – Disable it Permanently and Temporarily

Windows Defender Antivirus is a free Windows 10 build in antivirus feature from Microsoft. It protects you from the threats like viruses, malware, ransomware and spyware across apps, web and email. It comes with strong real-time protection feature. But in…

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