Monthly Archives: June 2015

Performance Analysis Tool (PAL) PerfMon Templates Don’t Load in Win10

Using Performance Analysis Tool ( on Windows 10 build 10130 I had exported a PerfMon template for Calculated Disk IOPS:   However when attempting to import into PerfMon on Windows 10 the Next and Finish buttons are disabled.   If … Continue reading

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Retrieving COM Class Factory For Component Failed 800700c1

A customer had migrated from 32-bit Windows XP to 64-bit Windows 8 and many of their .NET apps failed to launch, with an error like below: The registry key for HKCR\CLSID\<GUID> was present, and the relevant OCX/DLL had been registered … Continue reading

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Removing Forced Reboot From An EXE

Had this process I wanted to execute during a number of tasks, this process had a command line argument “—reboot” which forced an immediate reboot. If you tried to run the command without the “–reboot” option you were given an … Continue reading

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