Error Code 80073701 in the Windows Operating System is a type of update error, occur when the Service Pack 1 (SP1) is not properly installed or get corrupted.
Details of Operating System
The 80073701 Error Code is displayed in the following enlisted versions of the Windows operating System-
Windows Server EditionOS
Windows 7 OS
Windows 8 and 8.1 OS
Windows 10 OS
Signs of the Error Code 80073701
It is profitable to get the information about the occurrence of an error code 80073701. As when early detected, you can take measures for its correction and save a lot of time. Don’t get upset, when you saw the error code display on the computer screen. It can be easily corrected.
Signs of the Error Code 80073701 are:
The updating process of Windows Update is stopped.
Error message is displayed on the computer screen.
Reason for Windows Update Error Code 80073701
The major cause of the Windows Update Error Code 80073701 is due to the improper installation or corruption of the Service Pack 1 (SP1) in your computer. It may be due to the following reasons, as enlisted below-
Unavailability of Internet connection during SP1 installation.
Previous installation is failed or gets corrupted.
Recovery of computer from a virus
Ways to handle the Windows Update Error Code 80073701
Suggestion 1- Run System Update Readiness (checksur.exe) Tool
To install the Service Pack 1 (SP1), you have to follow, the steps that are mentioned below: