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

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

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

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

HP PCs – Setting Time and Date, Clock Losing Time, Time and Date Incorrect (Windows 10)

Setting the date and time Follow these steps to change the date and time settings. Click the date and time in the taskbar, then click Date and time settings.Figure : Clicking the Date and time settingsThe Date and Time window displays.Figure : Date and time window To set your computer clock to update automatically, turn on the Set time … Read more

Difference between Sleep, Hybrid Sleep & Hibernation in Windows 10/8/7

Many of us are not familiar with the exact difference between the various power saving modes in a Windows computer like Sleep, Hibernation or Hybrid Sleep. In this article, we will see the difference between these terms. Sleep is a power-saving state that allows a computer to quickly resume full-power operation (typically within several seconds) when you want to start … Read more