How to Install and Activate the RDS Licensing Role on Windows Server 2019/2016?

In this article, we’ll consider the installation, configuration, and activation of Remote Desktop Licensing role on Windows Server 2019/2016, as well as the installation and activation of the RDS client access licenses (CALs). I remind that after the installation of Remote Desktop Session Host role, users can use it only for 120 days of a trial period, … Read more How to Install and Activate the RDS Licensing Role on Windows Server 2019/2016?

5 Simple Steps to Install FFmpeg on Windows 10

FFmpeg is well known framework to handle multimedia files effectively across any number of platforms including Microsoft Windows 10 to Linux, Mac, BSD, Salaries and many more. The vast set of libraries and programs that FFmpeg offers, makes it easy to encode, decode, mux, demux and much more to any video and audio file format … Read more 5 Simple Steps to Install FFmpeg on Windows 10

Windows 10 Could Automatically Uninstall Buggy Windows Updates

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new functionality that will automatically remove botched updates from Windows 10 to fix startup issues and other bugs preventing the PC from booting. “The support document was quietly published a couple of hours ago and for some reasons, Microsoft has also blocked the search engines from crawling or indexing the page,” reports Windows … Read more Windows 10 Could Automatically Uninstall Buggy Windows Updates

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 more Installing 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 more How 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 more Settings 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 more Windows 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 more How to Clone a Hard Drive