Metadata staging failed with Error 0x80070490 – DeviceSetupManager 131

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If you open the Event Viewer, the Microsoft-Windows-DeviceSetupManager/Admin event log may have hundreds of DeviceSetupManager (Event ID: 131) entries. The entries contain the following data: Metadata staging failed, result=0x80070490 for container ‘{GUID}’ (or) Metadata staging failed, result=0x800704D9 for container ‘{GUID}’ The above events are generated by the Device Setup Manager (DsmSvc) service, which enables the … Read more

Fix: Wireless Display Optional Feature Fails to Install

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Wireless Display is a feature-on-demand (FOD) package that adds the Connect application. This application allows other devices to wirelessly project to this computer and requires Miracast-capable hardware.

When you install the Wireless Display FOD package via Optional Features in Settings, it may not install successfully. Some of the common errors you may encounter are 0x80070490 and 0x800f0950.

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Purchased Windows Pro Upgrade but it Installed Enterprise Edition

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When you upgrade your Windows 10 or 11 Home Edition to Professional Edition by purchasing the Pro upgrade for 99$ from the Microsoft Store, it may install the Enterprise Edition on systems. You wonder why the upgrade procedure installed the wrong edition (i.e., Enterprise) and how to switch to the Pro edition.Read more

How to Restore the Default Location of Screenshots Folder

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The Screenshots folder is a special folder located in your Pictures folder. Windows lets you relocate the Screenshots folder via the Location tab in the folder’s properties.

If you’ve inadvertently moved your Screenshots folder to another location and can’t restore it to the original location via the “Location” tab, this article is for you.Read more

How to Change Microsoft Defender Definitions Update Frequency

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Microsoft Malware Protection Center releases security intelligence updates (a.k.a, definition updates) every 3-4 hours to update the virus definitions. However, your system may not automatically install every security intelligence update.

Windows Update automatically installs the Defender security intelligence update once per day.Read more