Installing FFmpeg

James Cobalt edited this page 22 days ago · 12 revisions Installing FFmpeg in Windows Download a static build from here. Use 7-Zip to unpack it in the folder of your choice. Open a command prompt with administrator’s rights.NOTE: Use CMD.exe, do not use Powershell! The syntax for accessing environment variables is different from the command shown in Step 4 – running … Read moreInstalling FFmpeg

How to Fix ‘Macrium reflect clone failed’ Error

Macrium Reflect is a disk imaging and backup software for Microsoft Windows which creates backups and images using the service Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service. It backups and replicates (clones) entire partitions to another storage drive with a click of a button. The error message “Macrium reflect clone failed” is a very common error which … Read moreHow to Fix ‘Macrium reflect clone failed’ Error

Settings App Not Working in Windows 10? Here’s How to Fix It

While many people will balk and wish that Microsoft wasn’t slowly burying the trusted Control Panel, the Settings app has grown into a key feature of Windows 10. It’s the launchpad into controlling your system – from adding devices to controlling users and gaming features. If Settings stops working, Windows becomes pretty dysfunctional. So if … Read moreSettings App Not Working in Windows 10? Here’s How to Fix It

Windows Store Won’t Launch in 1709

I ran this command in Powershell to re-install the Native Runtime: Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.NET.Native.Runtime.1.4_1.4.24201.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\AppXManifest.xml” Then I was able to use the following command to re-install the store: Get-AppXPackage *WindowsStore* -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml”} For some reason when doing the Get-AppXPackage and searching for all or part of the .Net Native Runtime … Read moreWindows Store Won’t Launch in 1709

How to Clone a Hard Drive

There are plenty of great services that can back up your files, but sometimes you need something a bit more bulletproof. Maybe you’re migrating your Windows installation to a new hard drive, or maybe you want a complete 1-to-1 copy in case anything goes wrong. In those cases, your best bet is to clone your hard drive, creating an … Read moreHow to Clone a Hard Drive