Category Archives: Windows 10

Unable to Import Boot Images in ConfigMgr on Server 2016

Attempting to import any boot image in ConfigMgr console showed the following error: The specified file can not be imported. Make sure the file is not read only and you have read and write access to it. Checking share and … Continue reading

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Case of The ICACLS /RESET Destruction

Someone advised me their Windows 10 had become extremely unstable. Issues included Edge would open for a second then immediately close. In addition frequently they received the message “The Recycle Bin on C:\ is corrupted. Do you want to empty … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Update Assistant – Something Went Wrong 0x80070241

Attempting to run Windows 10 Update Assistant for Windows 10 Creator’s update failed with error 0x80070241. Checking C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\Panther\setuperr.log we find the following errors: SP     CMountWIM::DoExecute: Failed to mount WIM file C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\SafeOS\winre.wim. Error 0x80070241[gle=0x00000241]SP     Operation failed: Mount WIM file C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources\SafeOS\winre.wim, index … Continue reading

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Case of the Slow Downloads Folder

In Windows 10 on Surface Pro 4, performance is mostly pretty quick. But the first time opening Downloads folder after a restart it was very slow, taking 11 seconds just to display 114 files and 35 directories. To confirm issue … Continue reading

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Case of the Domain Join Failure Part III

Continuing the series on domain join failures from A Windows 10 device had been joined to domain; removed from domain. The computer account in AD had been deleted and recreated. However attempting to manually join domain failed. The most … Continue reading

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Case of the Win10 Windows Performance Recorder Trace That Wouldn’t Stop

Disk space kept rapidly disappearing on my C: drive… Using WinDirStat ( it was evident majority was taken up by 40GB+ ETL files in my TEMP folder. Running wpr –status showed no traces running Searching registry with RegScanner ( reading

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Debugging / Viewing Windows Update Log on Windows 10 Insider Builds

Having confirmed with WinDbg team currently insider builds don’t get public symbols unless it is a major release (They are looking into a solution….) How are we going to debug anything on bleeding edge systems “Fast Track Updates” in the … Continue reading

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