- Microsoft usually installs new cumulative updates to make the system run smoother and more efficiently.
- The company acknowledges this update problem and offers some ways to resolve it.
- The presence of corrupted system files, leftover uninstalled applications, and other unwanted files can cause this update error on your PC.
- To fix update error 0x8009001d, try running update diagnostics, repairing corrupted files, performing a clean boot, deleting unnecessary saved cache, etc.
Windows Update 0x80073701
There are several reasons why you might be getting a Windows update error code 0x80073701. However, you can attempt to fix it by trying the following steps.
As part of its annual maintenance program, Microsoft usually installs new cumulative updates to improve the performance of the system. There are times, however, when new bugs can appear. Today, we’ll take a look at one such error, 0x8009001d, which occurs after updating an existing OS in November 2019. There are some solutions available for resolving this update issue provided by the company.
Since over a month, I have tried updating to the latest version of Windows, but I receive an error of 0x800705b9. Other strange issues I experience are random crashes when I launch some games and websites not appearing correctly. I would appreciate your help in resolving these problems.
The presence of corrupted system files, leftover uninstalled applications, and other unwanted files can cause this update error on your PC. To fix update error 0x8009001d, try running update diagnostics, repairing corrupted files, performing a clean boot, deleting unnecessary saved cache, etc. If the above methods don’t solve the problem, rename the software distribution folder or use a system restore point as a last resort. If you haven’t created a restore point in the past, you have only one option: a clean Windows 10 installation.
What is the cause of Windows Update Error 0x8009001D?
Error 0x8009001D can be caused by a wide range of factors, but here are some of the most common causes, in no particular order:
- Files in the Windows system that are damaged or corrupted.
- An infection caused by a virus
- Outdated driver
- Registry errors
- Installation of Windows that is incomplete
- The Windows operating system is not properly maintained
- Sudden shutdown
You can fix 0x8009001D by following these solutions. Don’t wait until Windows becomes seriously damaged before you take care of it.
0x80073701 Windows 10
You may have a damaged or missing file that Windows Update needs to function properly if you are getting the 0x80073701 error while trying to update Windows. Sometimes that’s all it takes to fix the problem, so restart your computer and try updating Windows again. This seems like an easy fix, but sometimes it isn’t enough.
There are some times when firewalls & antivirus can cause problems during the installation of Windows 10, causing an error code of 0x80190001 to occur. Here is how to uninstall the firewall and antivirus while updating Windows 10 and reinstall them after the update.
How to fix Windows Update Error 0x8009001D?
Run Windows Update diagnostics
- By pressing Win + I, you will be able to open Windows 10 settings
- Then select Troubleshooting from the Update and Protect menu.
- Run Windows Update Diagnostic Utility after finding Windows Update and clicking on it.
- BITS will be reloaded as well as diagnostics initialized and rebooted.
If this does not work, run individual packages or the update.
Resetting Windows Update components
There is the option to reset the Windows Update process to default settings, which provides a complete system update. Windows Update defaults include resetting all the Windows Update components, the registry keys, finding corrupted system files, replacing corrupted system files, restoring corrupted system images, resetting winsock settings, etc.
Manually delete the contents of the SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 folders
It is possible to download files from Windows Update by deleting the contents of the SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 folders. You will need administrator rights to delete these folders if they are corrupted or you want to try downloading everything again. To remove files from these folders, you will need administrator rights. Click here to read how to uninstall SoftwareDistribution and uninstall Catroot2.
In the case of self-packaging
In this case, you have two options. First, you can run Windows Update to see if it resolves the issue, if you encountered this error while installing a standalone package. Alternatively, if the package name appears in the error message when running Windows Update, you can download the package and install it from Microsoft Update Catalog.
The package name usually begins with KB, which can be found using a search engine, and then you can download and install it once it has been downloaded.
When I tried to log in to YouTube using my profile instead of another account, I received the same message. The code 0X8019001 appeared again.
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Frequently Asked Questions
If you get error 0xC1900101, the problem may be caused by your antivirus software. To fix the problem, you need to uninstall the antivirus software completely and try to reinstall the update. This problem can be caused by any third-party antivirus program, so make sure you uninstall it and try to update again.
If error code 0x80070652 occurs when you try to install a certain update through Windows Update Center, you can get around the problem by reinstalling the update file. Do the following: Start your browser and go to the Microsoft Update Catalog. Look for the update file you need.
- Copy the OFV.CAB file to your desktop or download it.
- Navigate to the location where you copied the OFV.
- Double click on the extracted OFV.
- In the "User Account Control" window, ask "Yes".
- Once the installation is complete, go to Windows Update and click the "Retry" button.
- Open Settings.
- Click Update and Security.
- Click on "Troubleshooting."
- Under "Start and Run," select "Update Windows."
- Click "Run Troubleshooter."
- Click the "Close" button.
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