Category Archives: Microsoft Windows

Download Windows 10 ISO without Media Creation Tool

You can download the official Windows 10 ISO file without Media Creation Tool from the Microsoft.com website. Just follow these simple steps: 1) On your browser install an add-on to change the user agent Download User Agent Switcher for Mozilla Firefox Download User Agent Switcher for Google Chrome 2) Change the user agent to Apple […]

Firefox add-ons cannot be verified and have been disabled

On May 4 2019 the web browser Mozilla Firefox started to show a warning message “One or more installed add-ons cannot be verified and have been disabled” and all installed browser extensions were all disabled. This created some panic within Firefox users and myself too, as I found all my Firefox extensions disabled without an […]

Unable to extract and upload PackageInfo.xml

If you get the following error on Microsoft Partner Center: Unable to extract and upload PackageInfo.xmlUnable to extract and upload PackageInfo.xml You just need to repackage the HLKX file to solve the issue. -Rename the current .hckx/hlkx file to .zip -Extract to a folder -Open the folder -Select all items, then right-click and select Send […]

SetDefaultDllDirectories could not be located

To fix this error in Windows 7: setDefaultDllDirectories could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll 1) Open this link: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2533623 2) Select the file corresponsiding to your operating system, i.e: Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB2533623) 3) Install the Windows Update package (.msu) 4) Reboot the PC 5) Done!

The program can’t start because VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing

When opening an application in Windows OS you may encounter this error: The program can’t start because VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing from your computerThe program can’t start because VCRUNTIME140.DLL is missing from your computer To fix this VCRUNTIME140.DLL error you just need to install: Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable Update 3 RC

Download Windows 10 19H1 Build 18252 ISO Images

Windows 10 19H1 (Version 1903) Build 18252 is available officially for insiders in “Fast ring and Skip Ahead”. You can read what’s new on Windows 10 Build 18252 to know what bugs have been fixed and what new features have been added. The user @WZorNET has shared on Twitter a link to download official & […]

Download Windows 10 October 2018 Update 1809 ISO Files (Official)

You can download the latest ISO image file of Windows 10 October 2018 Update 1809 from Microsoft.com website by using the program named Media Creation Tool, it lets you download Windows 10 1809 .ISO file directly on your computer. Download Media Creation Tool from this link: Download Windows 10 Disc Image (ISO File) – Microsoft […]

VMware USB Arbitration Service Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified

If you get this error message related to VMware USB Arbitration Service: Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified You need to install hcmon: 1) Run Command Prompt (cmd.exe) as Administrator 2) Type this command to install hcmon: "C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vnetlib64.exe" — install hcmon"C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vnetlib64.exe" — install hcmon 3) Then […]

Open User’s Home Directory from Command-Line on Windows

Open user’s Home folder from Windows command prompt (cmd.exe): cd %HOMEPATH%cd %HOMEPATH% The environment variable %HOMEPATH% is the current user’s home directory, example: C:\Users\User1\C:\Users\User1\ Check out how to open current user’s Desktop folder.

Open User’s Desktop Directory from Command-Line on Windows

Open user’s Desktop folder from Windows command prompt (cmd.exe): cd %HOMEPATH%\Desktopcd %HOMEPATH%\Desktop The environment variable %HOMEPATH% is the current user’s home directory, example: C:\Users\User1\C:\Users\User1\ So %HOMEPATH%\Desktop will open the current user’s Desktop folder: C:\Users\User1\DesktopC:\Users\User1\Desktop