How To Fix Windows 10 Update Installation Error.

How To Fix Windows 10 Update Installation Error.

You might have come across the frequent error, while installing the downloaded updates for windows 10. most commonly seen error is while upgrading to windows 10 anniversary edition (version 1607).

Steps For Fix :

  1. Disable the antivirus and windows defender service.
  2. Click on settings—> click on update and security—> Click advance options.
  3. Untick “give me updates for other microsoft products when I update windows”.updates
  4.  Press Win+R  type
    msconfig —> click on services tab —>click “hide all microsoft services”
    —>click disable all.
  5. Reboot and try to Install update.

 

This will surely work.

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How To Reduce Hibernate File Size In Windows 10/8.1/8/7

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Hibernate being the most useful  feature for Windows OS it lets you to save your work and resume it quickly.

Most of Windows users use hibernation feature to quickly boot into Windows and resume their work. Though, by default, it’s not enabled in Windows 7, one can enable it by following our how to enable or disable hibernate feature in Windows 7/8/8.1/10  guide.

However, hibernation feature is turned on by default on most Windows 10 PCs and but it doesn’t show up in power menu or power button by default. On Windows 10, it can be added to the Start menu power button by referring to our how to enable hibernate in Windows 7/8/8.1/10 guide.

When you enable hibernate feature, Windows creates a new file named hiberfil.sys in the root of your system drive (drive where Windows is installed) to save the system state.

to view follow our tutorial on How to view system files and folder in Windows OS

Now, if you have a hiberfil.sys with a huge size, you might want to reduce its size to free-up some disk space. The default size of hiberfil.sys varies depending on the amount of RAM installed on your PC. For instance, it’s taking 2.97 GB of disk space on my PC with 4 GB of RAM.

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One can reduce the hiberfil.sys file size by executing a simple command in the elevated Command Prompt. But we recommend you keep at least 70% of the original size of the hiberfil.sys.

How to reduce the size of hiberfil.sys file in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/

Step 1: Open elevated Command Prompt by typing CMD in Start menu search filed, right-click on Command Prompt entry and then click Run as administrator.

or follow :-
Multiple ways to open command prompt 

 run cmd

Step 2: In the command prompt, type the following command and hit enter.

Powercfg –h –size percentsize

example

Powercfg –h –size %70

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In the above command, replace percentsize with your value (for example, 60%), but it cannot be smaller than 50.

Step 3: Exit the Command Prompt and you are done!

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How To View System Files/Folder in Windows OS

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Ever wonder why you can’t see some Files and Folder in Windows os though you can access them using Path.
Here the reason why you can not able to view the system folder/files :-

Windows has a feature called the system folder and assigning the system flag on folder is by default invisible to user unless user don’t change the settings .

Follow these steps :-

Navigate to Control Panel
1. click search and type in control panel
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  1. click folder options .
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  2. Navigate to View Tab and
    select “Show hidden files,folders,drives” 
    also untick the option “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)” 
    done

  3. DONE!

 

Multiple ways to open command Prompt.

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Open Command Prompt from Win+X Power Menu

Press “Win + X”, and click/tap on Command Prompt, or Command Prompt (Admin) to open it in Administrator mode.

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Open Command Prompt from Task Manager

Open Task Manager with more details. Choose File and then Run New Task. Type cmd or cmd.exe, and hit OK to open up a regular command prompt. You can also check the box to open as administrator.

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Open a Command Prompt in Admin Mode from Task Manager the Secret Easy Way

To open a command prompt in Administrator mode from the Task Manager, you can hold the CTRL key while clicking File -> Run New Task and it’ll immediately open an administrator mode command prompt.

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Open Command Prompt from Search

You can easily open the command prompt by typing “cmd” into the search box (Win + S). Alternatively, click/tap on the microphone icon in Cortana’s search field and say “Launch Command Prompt”.

To open as Administrator, type cmd into the search box, and either right-click and choose Run as Administrator, or highlight the result with the arrow keys and press CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER to open an administrator mode command prompt.

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Open Command Prompt from All Apps in Start Menu

Open the Start menu, and click/tap on All apps at the bottom.

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In All apps, scroll down and expand the Windows System folder, then click/tap on Command Prompt.

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Open Command Prompt from File Explorer

Open File Explorer, and navigate to the C:\Windows\System32 folder, and click/tap on cmd.exe. You can actually do this from any file browser window by right-clicking on cmd.exe and choosing Open.

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Open Command Prompt from Run

Press the “Win + R” key to open RUN dialog box. Type cmd, and click/tap on OK.

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Open Command Prompt from Explorer Address Bar

Open File Explorer, and click/tap on its address bar (or press “Alt + D” on your keyboard). Now simply type cmd in the address bar and it’ll open the command prompt with the path to your current folder already set.

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Open Command Prompt Here from File Menu

Open File Explorer, select or open a folder or drive where you want to open the command prompt from. Click/tap on the “File” tab on the Ribbon, and select “Open command prompt”. It has two options:

  • Open command prompt — Opens a Command Prompt within the currently selected folder with standard permissions.
  • Open command prompt as administrator — Opens a Command Prompt within the currently selected folder with administrator permissions.

Open Command Window Here in File Explorer

To open a Command Prompt window in any folder or drive, hold down the shift key and right-click on the folder or drive. Right-click on a folder or empty space in the right-hand pane of Explorer while holding down the SHIFT key, and from the context menu, select “Open command window here”. The prompt takes the path of the folder from where it is opened.

Note that normally you have to press the shift key to get that option. To make this option permanent, follow this simple registry hack.

Create a Shortcut for Command Prompt on the Desktop

Right-click an empty spot on the Desktop. From the context menu, select “New > Shortcut”.

In the box labeled “Type the location of the item,” enter “cmd.exe”.

Press “Next”, give the shortcut a name and choose “Finish”.

If you want to open the command prompt in Administrator mode, right-click on the new shortcut icon and choose “Properties” from the context menu. Click the “Advanced” button and check “Run as administrator”.

Now you have created a shortcut that will open the command prompt with administrative privileges when double-clicked.

How to Reinstall All Built-in Apps

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How to Reinstall All Built-in Apps Windows 10

If you want the preinstalled apps back, you can get them back with this method using PowerShell code.

type PowerShell in search right-click on  PowerShell run as Administrator.

Copy and paste the following line into the PowerShell window and press Enter:

Get-AppxPackage -AllUsers| Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”}

It will certainly take some time. If you see error then do the procedure again.

on successful finish you can see apps in start menu.

How To Uninstall Bloatware In Windows 10

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Want to get rid pf the unwanted bloatware (Pre installed application).

Follow these steps :- 

Method 1 :- Uninstall Normally

Some apps allow you to uninstall them in the normal way.

all you have to do is  right-click an app in the All Apps list in the Start menu and

select “Uninstall”. (On a touch screen, long-press the app instead of right-clicking.)

Done!

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Method 2:- Uninstall using Powershell

First, open PowerShell as administrator. Open the Start menu, search for “PowerShell,” right-click the PowerShell shortcut, and select “Run as administrator.” Agree to the UAC prompt and paste these commands using Ctr+V

How To get Full Package Name

1. Just run following command in PowerShell to get a list of all installed apps:

Get-AppxPackage

This command will present  list of all installed apps containing lots of information about each app Since, we only need the PackageFullName information of our desired app, so run  filtered command:

Get-AppxPackage | Select Name, PackageFullName

Once you get the FullPackage name we can proceed with uninstall the general syntax is:-

Get-AppxPackage PackageFullName | Remove-AppxPackage

Here are Few of  them

Using PowerShell just paste these commands and press Enter.

To uninstall Messaging and Skype Video apps together:

get-appxpackage *messaging* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Sway:
get-appxpackage *sway* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Phone:
get-appxpackage *commsphone* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Phone Companion:
get-appxpackage *windowsphone* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Phone and Phone Companion apps together:
get-appxpackage *phone* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Calendar and Mail apps together:
get-appxpackage *communicationsapps* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall People:
get-appxpackage *people* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Groove Music:
get-appxpackage *zunemusic* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Movies & TV:
get-appxpackage *zunevideo* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Groove Music and Movies & TV apps together:
get-appxpackage *zune* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Money:
get-appxpackage *bingfinance* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall News:
get-appxpackage *bingnews* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Sports:
get-appxpackage *bingsports* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Weather:
get-appxpackage *bingweather* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Money, News, Sports and Weather apps together:
get-appxpackage *bing* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall OneNote:
get-appxpackage *onenote* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Alarms & Clock:
get-appxpackage *alarms* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Calculator:
get-appxpackage *calculator* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Camera:
get-appxpackage *camera* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Photos:
get-appxpackage *photos* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Maps:
get-appxpackage *maps* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Voice Recorder:
get-appxpackage *soundrecorder* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Xbox:
get-appxpackage *xbox* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Microsoft Solitaire Collection:
get-appxpackage *solitaire* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Get Office:
get-appxpackage *officehub* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Get Skype:
get-appxpackage *skypeapp* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Get Started:
get-appxpackage *getstarted* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall 3D Builder:
get-appxpackage *3dbuilder* | remove-appxpackage

To uninstall Windows Store: (Be very careful!)
get-appxpackage *windowsstore* | remove-appxpackage

Uninstall Sports:

Get-AppxPackage *bingsports* | Remove-AppxPackage

Uninstall Voice Recorder:

Get-AppxPackage *soundrecorder* | Remove-AppxPackage

Uninstall Phone Companion:

Get-AppxPackage *windowsphone* | Remove-AppxPackage

Uninstall Photos:

Get-AppxPackage *photos* | Remove-AppxPackage

Uninstall Groove Music:

Get-AppxPackage *zunemusic* | Remove-AppxPackage

Uninstall Maps:

Get-AppxPackage *windowsmaps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Uninstall Microsoft Edge:

This app can’t be removed.

Uninstall Microsoft Solitaire Collection:

Get-AppxPackage *solitairecollection* | Remove-AppxPackage

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Method 3:- Uninstall All Using the Powershell script 

The above mentioned command will uninstall the apps from your current user account only.

Command to uninstall all built-in apps for all user accounts:

Get-AppxPackage -allusers | Remove-AppxPackage

Command to uninstall all built-in apps for a particular user account:

Get-AppxPackage -userusername | Remove-AppxPackage

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