# Windows error 0x80070002, -2147024894

## Detailed Error Information

### FILE_NOT_FOUND[1]

Message The system cannot find the file specified. winerror.h

### HRESULT analysis[2]

Flags Failure false Microsoft false false 7 (0x007) FACILITY_WIN32[2][1] This region is reserved to map undecorated error codes into HRESULTs.[2][1] 2 (0x0002)

This is a Win32 error which has been mapped into an HRESULT. More information may be available in error 0x00000002.

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Im making a C# project that is a local proxy and i'm using Themida protector for protect the app. So I want to add my app to Windows firewall exception. When I use my app without themida the Firewall exception is added successfully. But when I use the app with [...] read more
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### Wix Bootstrapper unable to kickstart installation

I am working on a Wix Bootstrapper project to chain a ExePackage and a MsiPackage. The ExePackage element calls a vendor specific exe which will trigger a set of their msi's basically installing the vendor platform. After installing the platform an msi will be triggered which will install some additional [...] read more
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### how to hide run slui.exe and get the error text

When use CMD or Powersell run:slui.exe 0x2a 0x80070002, it will show a dialog:enter image description here [https://i.stack.imgur.com/A15Fx.png] how can i get the error string value from this dialogform: code:0x80070002 description: The system can not find the file specified under VB.net. read more
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### Error code = 0x80070002 (MS Visual Studio) C++

Well, I wrote a simple code to check the possibility of creating objects using 'new' operator. When I was trying to compile the code, the MS Visual Studio threw the error like this: " Error: Unable to open file C:\Users...\test1\Debug\main.obj. Error code = 0x80070002.Error: Could not find 'C:\Users...\test1\Debug\main.obj'. test1.exe was [...] read more
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### IIS Express: 404 0x80070002 on D:

I have an issue running an asp.net application from D:. If I create a new asp.net MVC project in D:\code and hit the debug button I get an IIS Express 10.0 404 page saying: Detailed Error Information: Module IIS Web Core Notification MapRequestHandler Handler StaticFile Error Code 0x80070002 However, if [...] read more
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### Nodatime throwing exception in UWP app targeting Windows 10 10240

Hi I'm building a Windows 10 app and I'm using NodaTime 2.4.0 to handle some timezone scenarios. Whilst on debug mode it's working fine, this peace of code throws an "Aggregate Exception" with not much detail. private void SetDateTime() { _currentTimeZone = DateTimeZoneProviders.Tzdb.GetSystemDefault(); } Which yields the exception: + [0] [...] read more
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uwp
nodatime

### While Binding SSL cert to the site - error "The system cannot find the file specified. ( Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)

I am able to successfully complete Certificate request in IIS and it shows up under Server certificates. It also has a private key but I get this error "The system cannot find the file specified. ( Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) while binding it to the site. Any help is much [...] read more
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### Why would my app suddenly start wanting a .resources file?

I made a change in my forms based C# app where I changed some dialogs to no longer handle multiple locales for the resources (gave up on translating all the text). Since doing that, the app now does not load because it says (FUSLOGVW): The operation failed. Bind result: hr [...] read more
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fuslogvw

### IIS Windows Authentication missing in Windows 10 Pro

I have the same problem as here: iis windows authentication is missing at windows 10 (ASP.NET Visual Studio 2015) but ... then on Windows 10 PRO (so must be there). In my case the security part is completely empty. IIS [https://i.stack.imgur.com/jVyWE.png]enter image description here [https://i.stack.imgur.com/R9ySA.png] The Windows part installer only [...] read more
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iis
windows-10

### VSTS build looking for a drive that doesn't exist

I am setting up three build and release pipelines in VSTS. My first two for QA and Staging are working fine. My production build though seems to be looking for an F: drive to publish my website to, which does not exist. The other two pipelines publish successfully to the [...] read more
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azure-pipelines-release-pipeline

### Can not open SQL Server Object Explorer in VS 2015

I've created an Asp.net Web Application in VS 2015. When opening the SQL Server Object Explorer I get this error: > The System can not find the file specified.(Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) read more
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visual-studio-2015

I am using/learning the Windows Task Scheduler in win32 C++. I am attempting to retrieve a task object (for a task that exists) but it continually fails & returns the error COR_E_FILENOTFOUND 0x80070002 = The task does not exist What do you think is going wrong? I know this task [...] read more
winapi

### Microsoft.TeamFoundationServer.ExtendedClient Nuget package does not install Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Common.dll

I am building a project which involves using some calls to the TFS Extended Client Nuget package. Whenever I go to to make a call using the TfsTeamProjectCollection class, an error is thrown saying that the Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Common.dll can't be found. I've attempted to restore all my packages, clean and rebuild, [...] read more
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visual-studio
tfs
nuget

### ASP.NET Core 2.1 Give me HTTP Error 502.5 - Process Failure

After using deploying my .NET Core 2.1 App to my server, I get the following error when I access the page: > HTTP Error 502.5 - Process Failure Following Microsoft's always helpful link on the same page (cough cough), I checked the Event View Log and it states: > Application [...] read more
iis
.net-core
kestrel

My web server is IIS, so my .htaccess files don't work. Could you help me with the redirection and hiding the filename extension? My code gets a 404 error. I have two web.config files. original .htaccess (1): Options -MultiViews RewriteEngine On Options -Indexes RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond [...] read more
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iis
web-config

### Loading unregistered .NET assembly from unmanaged native C++ library within Java application

I am using a Java application that can be extended with custom packages that may include native code, as such I have no control over the Java environment other than the ability to add extension jars. In this instance, I need to be able to call C# code from a [...] read more
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com
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activation-context-api

### Unable to get web api request on IIS 404 not found

I've created an ASP.NET Web API and tested it using IIS Express and everything works correctly. This web api need to be hosted in IIS 7 running on Windows Server 2008. I dont have access to the server, so I can only FTP to it. Once I host this web [...] read more
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iis-7

### Error when making a driver for Windows IoT core using WDK

I am trying to make a driver to connect a device to a RPi running Windows IoT as specified in this link, using the Windows Driver Kit. EDIT: -The iot_adk_addonkit is placed on the D partition due to a lack of space on C. -With setenv arm the environment for [...] read more
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windowsiot
windows-iot-core-10

### ClickOnce application throws Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002

I have a C# WinForm application which at some point is required to restart itself. When it does, it throws the following error: > Invalid dll or dll not found! : MyLib.Dll The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) This error pops up after the App [...] read more
c#

### Asp.net Webforms application when logout redirecting to a URL which does not exists

I am facing this issue from a very long time, probably when I started working in .Net 4.0. Whenever, my application is idle session and all cookie information get expired and results in logout. This logout returns to a path which does not exists. http://localhost:2735/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2fadmin%2fActivities.aspx If I closely look the [...] read more
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authentication
webforms

### WIX bootstrapper fails on MSI package with 'optional' CAB files

Using WIX 3.10: I authored a MSI package using a few external CAB files. Sometimes we deploy over network and we omit one or more CAB files (which contain files not needed for program execution). On installation we deselect corresponding features. There is no problem with missing CABs in that [...] read more
wix
windows-installer
wix3.10

### Error 0x800f0922 when installing iis on windows 10 1703

i Know this question was already asked inError 0x800f0922 when installing IIS on Windows 10: "The changes couldn't be completed." , but the solution written here doesn't work for me. i get the same error while installing iis, checking in dism.log i found the same CBS error log line 2018-07-10 [...] read more
iis
windows-10-desktop

### 404 error for files from new project

I have a solution with several projects. One of the projects is startUp. It references to other projects are registered in the reference. I added a new project Adkplatform.mrp.web (right click to add a new project in visual studio). I want to display a test page in the browser. For [...] read more
c#
asp.net
iis

### VSTO Error System.IO.FileNotFoundException: The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)

When I try to debug Excel workbook (VSTO) in Visual studio 2015 Enterprice, I get following error, enter image description here [https://i.stack.imgur.com/nNNh5.png] From: file:///c:/users/sameera.madhusanka/documents/visual studio 2015/Projects/ClassLibrary1/ExcelWorkbook2/bin/Debug/ExcelWorkbook2.vsto The exception text: > System.IO.FileNotFoundException: The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002) at System.Deployment.Internal.Isolation.IsolationInterop.GetUserStore(UInt32 Flags, IntPtr hToken, Guid& riid) at [...] read more
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.net
excel
vsto

### Script not running from task scheduler on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a Python script that needs to run nightly on several servers. I set up a scheduled task which runs on Windows Server 2008, but not on Windows Server 2012 R2. Originally, it was running as myself, but on 2012R2, it only runs when I'm logged in. I've tried [...] read more
windows
windows-server-2012-r2

### Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.Diagnostics.PerformanceProvider, Version=14.0.0.0

I've got error assembly when publishing to production so far I've tried to: 1. clean bin and obj 2. rebuild solution 3. manually add Microsoft.VisualStudio.Diagnostics.PerformanceProvider library 4. set application pool to enable 32 bit aplication 5. Intall visual studio on production server using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.IO; using System.Linq; [...] read more
c#
asp.net
asp.net-mvc
iis
automapper

### coreclr_create_delegate doesn't work when called from C++ code on Mac

I need to call method declared in C# library from C++ code on Mac. I am using .Net Core framework 2.0.x (2.0.3, 2.0.4). To make it work, I call coreclr_initialize which runs successfully and returns 0 . I then call coreclr_create_delegate by passing required arguments as given below: auto no_del [...] read more
c#
c++
macos
.net-core

### Can't integrate autofac with both web api 2 and mvc

this thing takes one week from me i have done many methods to find a solution mvc fully integrated with autofac, but web api NO and NO! :-( here is my codes:AutofacDi public static class AutofacDi { public static ValueTuple<IContainer, HttpConfiguration> Initialize() { var assembly = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly(); var builder = [...] read more
c#
asp.net-mvc
asp.net-web-api2
autofac

### Programmatically Disable-ScheduledTask For Windows Update on Build 16299

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with a script. On previous build of windows 10 I have been able to use the following script to disable windows 10 Updates: Get-ScheduledTask -TaskPath "\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\" | Disable-ScheduledTask Get-ScheduledTask -TaskPath "\Microsoft\Windows\UpdateOrchestrator\" | Disable-ScheduledTask stop-service wuauserv Upon trying to update this on Build 16299 the [...] read more
windows
powershell

### Enable TCP/IP of SQL Server via WMIC for an installer created with Wix Toolset?

I'm looking to enable TCP/IP for SQL Server via CMD.exe using WMIC. I use a CustomAction to set the WixQuietExecCmdLine and another to execute. The command I use is: WMIC /NAMESPACE:\\root\Microsoft\SqlServer\ComputerManagement14 PATH ServerNetworkProtocol WHERE "ProtocolName='Tcp'" CALL SetEnable The customaction runs immediately at a certain point in my installer. The installer [...] read more
wix
wmic

### I can't manage to install exe file since wix 3.11 error: 0x80070002

It happen to me a strange case since the wix update 3.11.1. When I press click in to my exe installer (without admin privilages) the UAC throws me the info panel, until here everything right, but if I click in show me details from this UAC panel the program location [...] read more
c#
wpf
wix
uac

### SSIS in VS 2017 returns error on SQL Task

This is weird. On any SQL Task regardless of ADO.NET or OLEDB connection. Run debug and get The Execute method on the task returned error code 0x80070002 (Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.SqlServer.BatchParser, blah-blah read more
ssis
sql-server-data-tools

### Error attempting Sideload/install of Desktop Bridge App - The system cannot find the file specified 0x80070002

I am hitting an error when attempting to sideload/install (for QA test purposes) the .appxbundle built for my app with the Windows Application Packaging Project (i.e. Desktop Bridge within Visual Studio). The error is... App installation failed with error message: The system cannot find the file specified. (0x80070002) In troubleshooting [...] read more
uwp
desktop-bridge

### How do I upgrade from Windows 10 1803 to 1809? I'm getting a failure 0x80070003

When attempting to upgrade from Windows 10 1803 to 1809, I get a failure every time. I tried Microsoft support and three reps were unable to assist me. I tried disabling all the startup programs, running the update troubleshooting tool, running Windows 10 update assistant, and downloading / installing from [...] read more
windows-10

### Installing a USB device manually on Win 8.1

I have been the not-so-proud owner of a Nokia Lumia 920 for over 2 weeks now. I am also in possession of two PCs, both running Windows 8.1. I am unable to connect my phone to either PC in any way. Device manager keeps reporting my phone as RM-821|Nokia Lumia [...] read more
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windows-8.1
drivers

### System.IO.FileNotFoundException when connecting Visual Studio 2017 to Gitlab Project

I reinstalled the Git and now when I want to connect to my gitlab project from Visual Studio 2017 and open the synchronization tab , it stops working and shows this error in the team explorer: System.IO.FileNotFoundException Then Visual Studio gets restarted. This is the script of the Error: System.IO.FileNotFoundException [...] read more
git
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visual-studio
gitlab

### New system drive boots fine but issues with Win7 backup, etc

I've decided to post here to see if anyone has any ideas about this before I go any further. Recently I installed a new SSD drive to replace my old SSD drive as the Windows system/C: drive. After a round of using a combination of Macrium Reflect Free (for cloning [...] read more
windows-7
hard-drive
boot
ssd
system-reserved-partition

### Cannot enable Windows Features (like .NET 3.5 and Subsystem for Linux) through PowerShell or Control Panel

I can’t enable Windows features through the Control Panel, features on demand, downloading them online, or through the Command Line or PowerShell. It fails with error code 0x80070002. I think it can’t find the files and I tried running a command to restore system files but after searching multiple sites [...] read more
windows-10
powershell
.net-framework
.net-3.5

### Windows 10 not booting - Lost Partition?

Windows 10 x64 is not booting. Error message: Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key I have attempted each option of the Advanced Options to restore my system. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/deployment/images/mdt-11-fig10.png [https://i.stack.imgur.com/BGZ6y.png] Automatic Repair Automatic repair could not repair your PC. [...] read more
windows-10
boot

### Cannot login as root in openSUSE subsystem of windows 10

[Update: The problem was, that I logged in with another user account. See answer.] I lost my root/admin password for the suse subsystem of windows 10. How can I reset it? There exist several guides for ubuntu. However, I saw only ubuntu specific. I tried lxrun /setdefaultuser rootand got Warning: [...] read more
windows-10
opensuse

### Scheduled task running on demand but not by itself with stored Windows credentials

I have a scheduled task that is supposed to run an application located in a server. The access to the server is only allowed to a specific user, so in order to be able to execute such application, or even browse the contents of the specified application's path, you need [...] read more
windows-7
windows
windows-10

According to System Event Log: * WindowsUpdateClient constantly (multiple times per day) downloading WinStore apps updates (Microsoft.BingWeather, Microsoft.BingNews, ...) * trying to install them * fails to install them (error: 0x80073CF1) Why this is happening? How can I heal or stop this? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- UPDATE: I added exclusion for WSHost.exe in [...] read more
windows-8.1
windows-update
windows-store

### Update Windows 10 from ISO without losing data

I was wondering if I can update my Windows 10 from a USB, using an ISO. I have had problems updating for about a year, and tried everything. My Windows 10 never updates, and is still stuck on 1703. It has been so long since update, that I now have [...] read more
windows-10
boot
windows-update
iso-image

### Explorer.exe No mapping between account names and security ids

Recently I was trying to convert my Windows 10 user account to be a local account from a Microsoft Account. Doing so it failed with error 0x80070002. Now when I try to open control panel, settings, etc, I can't open them and only responds with a message of "No mapping [...] read more
windows-10
windows-explorer
user-accounts

### Windows 10 Creator Updates failing with 0x80004005 Error

I've been unable to install Windows 10 creator updates on an Acer Veriton X6610. Here's a dump from system info for the machine... OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Version 10.0.15063 Build 15063 Other OS Description Not Available OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name MICK-PC2017 System Manufacturer Acer System Model [...] read more
windows-10
windows-update

### Upgrading to Windows 10 fall creator fails

This is the setuperr.log. 2018-01-23 16:43:24, Error MOUPG CDlpActionImpl<class CDlpErrorImpl<class CDlpObjectInternalImpl<class CUnknownImpl<class IMoSetupDlpAction> > > >::Suspend(1066): Result = 0xC1800104 2018-01-23 16:43:24, Error MOUPG CSetupManager::ExecuteInstallMode(723): Result = 0x800705BB 2018-01-23 16:43:24, Error MOUPG CSetupManager::ExecuteDownlevelMode(347): Result = 0x800705BB 2018-01-23 16:43:24, Error MOUPG CSetupManager::Execute(237): Result = 0x800705BB 2018-01-23 16:43:24, Error MOUPG CSetupHost::Execute(375): Result = [...] read more
windows-10-v1703

### Windows 10 reinstall "Reset" operation fails with errors

I need to revert my windows 10 install to clean version. I attempt to do this by going to "Update & Security" -> "Recovery" -> "Reset this PC". I choose option to remove all applications and data. PC restarts and then boots windows as normal, and when I sign in, [...] read more
windows
windows-10
boot
windows-installation

### All USB drives and devices are missing after using Bash for Windows

My Windows 10 Professional can see only hard drives: Screenshot of windows only showing local disks [https://i.stack.imgur.com/6dRe3.jpg] DiskManager and BIOS can't see flash drives too. Maybe it is linked with turning on and off my Linux subsystem on my Windows 10. I turned it on in "Turn Windows features on [...] read more
windows-10
bash
usb
powershell
usb-flash-drive

### Windows 10 Updater doesn't work (0x80080005) and Windows updater service won't start (0x80070002)

I'm at my wits end with this issue... I heard the news of a big Win10 update hitting soon and I wanted to check if I had it already. To my surprise, my system last update was the 6th of October... odd. I'm using Windows 10 Pro x64. When I [...] read more
windows-10
windows-update
services

A friend popped round their family laptop after discovering that his wife's user account fails to logon with the following error message (it's a Dell Inspiron N5050 running Windows 7 Home Premium Edition): > The User Profile Service failed the logon His wife's user account is the one created when [...] read more
windows-7

### IIS 7 fails to install on Windows 7, despite attempts at Windows Fix It tool, removal/reinstallation of .NET 3.5, etc

I'm not exactly the first person to run into issues getting IIS 7 to install on a Windows 7 machine, but so far, nothing has really managed to fix the problem. When I try to install IIS 7, I get this message: > An error has occurred. Not all of [...] read more
windows-7
installation
iis
.net-framework

### Upgrading to windows 8.1 on a dual-boot computer

I need to upgrade to windows 8.1 (from Windows 8), but when I use the windows store to upgrade I get error "application wasn't installed", and error code 80070002. I am dual-booting with Linux (Debian stable), using default GRUB bootloader, but have marked the windows partition as "Active" as per [...] read more
linux
windows-8
windows-8.1
partitioning
multi-boot

### Windows 7 activation fail (slui.exe) 0x80070002

I'm trying to upgrade from a unlicensed windows 7 to a purchased Windows 10 edition. Both are Home Premium editions, in the same language, so I should be able to upgrade without problem. But n the install, windows 10 is telling me that my license is not correct and therefore, [...] read more
windows-7
windows
windows-activation

### Windows 10 1607 upgrade issues

Sorry there's a lot of issues, they could be related so I will list them in one question. The issues are:- 1. As posted previously here Windows Update is failing to install the anniversary update. 2. I've since turned off Windows Update, until I can resolve issue #1 and now [...] read more
windows
sql-server

### How to solve "windows resource protection could not run" when using sfc /scannow

When using sfc /scannow on my Windows 10 Pro 64bit system I am geting error "windows resource protection could not run the requested operation" This is from the CBS log: > 2017-02-01 10:29:29, Info CBS TiWorker: Client requests SFP repair object. 2017-02-01 10:29:29, Info CSI 00000002@2017/2/1:09:29:29.390 WcpInitialize (wcp.dll version 0.0.0.6) [...] read more
windows-10

### Cannot update to Windows 10 on HP 15-f014wm

I'm trying to update to Windows 10 on my 15-f014wm laptop. I'm using the "Windows10Upgrader9194.exe" (which updated itself, so the presumably version number at the end may be wrong) thing to update, but after trying to update, it restarts, shows me a window saying that Windows 10 couldn't be installed, [...] read more
windows
windows-update

### Windowsupdate failure for specific packages

A computer at work is driving me batty. It running Win7 x64 Enterprise on a Intel Xeon processor). KB3102429 (v2) has been failing for the past few months, several times a day, cluttering up the HDD with CbsPersist logs. This was also, for some reason, stopping windowsupdate from recognizing and [...] read more
windows-7
windows-update
dism
sfc

### Hard Drive Disappears from Gparted and Windows Installation After Failed Windows 10 Install

I recently tried to install Windows 10 to my computer. Before the install, I had a Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux dual boot with 3 drives: SSD for Linux boot drive, 2TB mechanical for Linux home folder, and 500Gb mechanical for Windows 10. I told Windows 10 to reformat the [...] read more
ubuntu
hard-drive
windows-installation
hard-drive-recovery

### Visual Sutdio 2015 Installation Error

EDIT: I got it working, for some reason seems uninstalling XNA Framework got it working, the other frameworks didn't even matter, I didn't suspect XNA since it came with a different program but oh well, atleast it works now. Ever Since I updated my Windows 10 I can't get Visual [...] read more
windows-10
visual-studio

### Win 10 doesn't upgrade to November update or Redstone

I have an one year old ASUS laptop, which originally shipped with Win 8.1. When Windows 10 was released I upgraded without hassle to Windows 10. Trying to update to November update (Threshold-2) or more recently Redstone just doesn't work. The upgrade starts and finally Windows is restarting. Then after [...] read more
windows-10
windows-10-v1607

### Win10 Unable to install .NET Framework 3.5

Just switched to Win 10 from Win 8.1. A program is giving an error at startup (C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\mscorlib.tlb could not be loaded) so I tried to reinstall .NET Framework. I've tried with all the possibilities I've found and even installing some components that indirectly install it but alway it ends with: [...] read more
windows-10
.net-framework
.net-3.5

### Some Microsoft apps cannot be upgraded, uninstalled or launched

Windows 10 Desktop 10586.420, please watch my screen record https://youtu.be/tZrGTll9muY These 7 Microsoft apps are stuck in my store update list for ever, all of them had exact the same error code in the end 0x80073CF6. The rest of apps have no problem at all. What is even worse is [...] read more
windows-10

### WMI Issues when installing SQL 2014 (The specified module could not be found)

I am trying to install SQL 2014 on my Window 10 laptop and during rule checking I receive the following error: SQL error [https://i.stack.imgur.com/jI2SR.png] When I check for the Windows Management Instrumentation service on my laptop I find only Winmgmt which cannot be started due to the following error: Services [...] read more
windows-10
services
wmi

### Failing script producing extra folder

I've run into an error that I'm not able to understand and fix despite extensive web searches over the past few days. I have a SetupComplete.cmd script under this location D:\RemoteInstall\Images\WIN 7\install\$OEM$\\Setup\Scripts. This script maps a network drive and then runs another script to install a bunch of apps silently. [...] read more
windows
installation
script
unattended

### Upgrading to Win 10 from USB stick

I wanted to make an USB stick to update several (Win 7/8.1) computers to Windows 10, but the provided Media Creation Tool gave the infamous "Something happened" error (0x80070002 - 0x20016). So I downloaded the .iso file and put it on an USB stick using UNetbootin. While this worked and [...] read more
windows-7
windows

### Windows 7 build 7601 copy may not be genuine and more problems

Tl;dr: Windows 7 says my copy is not genuine (bought the pc with the OS second hand so I cannot know if it is a legitimate problem or not). I cannot access normal Windows, only safe mode. Anti-spyware and anti-virus find nothing that may be causing this and it all [...] read more
windows-7
windows

### SCCM OSD Apply Operating system error - Only when not PXE booted

I have a strange problem when trying to get OSD working from SCCM 2012. We have a deployment task sequence which works fine from PXE boot to unknown computers (where it asks for computer name) and known computers when added to the relevant SCCM collection. trying to get the same [...] read more
pxe
osd
sccm

### Migrate Windows 8.1 from HDD to SSD Error

I’m trying to migrate my Notebook HDD (Asus q550lf-bbi7t07 with Windows 8.1 OEM) to my new SSD drive (SSD Intel 530 Series 240Gb). I tried to clone the original drive to SSD drive with many tools: * List item * Intel® Data Migration Software * EaseUS * Acronis * Paragon [...] read more
hard-drive
ssd
windows-8.1
uefi
migration

### Sysprep 3.14 fatal error

I'm having a trouble with Sysprep and Windows 8.1. I pulled down an image to the same hardware it was captured from. The caputred image was in Audit mode. I updated the driver for the SATA controller and connected the the laptop to our VPN (creating a profile file). Now, [...] read more
windows-8.1
sysprep

### How to install Wireless Driver from Windows Update with error 80070002?

I am experiencing problems with installing simple WLAN driver for System: Windows 8 64bit. Wireless card is: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285. I tried to install driver manualy even from Windows Update but it always says error: 0x80070002 = ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND I tried to use these commands: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth DISM.exe /Online [...] read more
windows
windows-8
installation
drivers
windows-update

Upgrading windows 8 keeping programs and settings is not working. It fails at 47% of migrating settings and rolls back. This is the relevant part of the log (Sources/Panther/setuperr.log): 2013-02-03 00:02:02, Error [0x0803b6] MIG Can't retrieve group information for user NT SERVICE\MSSQLFDLauncher. NetUserGetLocalGroups failed 0x000008AD 2013-02-03 00:30:39, Error MIG COnlineWinNTPlatform::AddPathToSearchIndexer [...] read more
windows-8

### Win7 backup fails with "The system cannot find the file specified" 0x80070002 - has worked before

I have a 500 GB USB-disk which has been used as a backup device for a few years now, but now fails without telling me why. enter image description here [https://i.stack.imgur.com/3j6E9.png] This is a Dell box with Intel USB-controllers (so the NVIDEA problem does not apply here). I have previously [...] read more
windows-7
backup

### Windows 7 Complete PC Backup - Fails with error code: 0x80070002

While doing a Complete PC Backup in Windows 7 I received dialog reading: > Windows Backup...error The backup did not complete successfully. Open the Backup and Restore Control Panel to view settings From there I clicked the Options button. > Windows Backup: Troubleshooting Options Check your backup Windows Backup encountered [...] read more
windows-7
backup

### Windows 7 64 bit Home SP1 installation fails with ERROR_NOT_FOUND message

Windows 7 SP2 installation failed many times on my laptop. [HRESULT = 0x80070490 - ERROR_NOT_FOUND] 1. I ran "System Update Readiness Tool" 2. I got a list of KBxxxxx *.mum file missing in the C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log 3. I got "Element not found". How do I recover? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The exact patch is [...] read more
windows-7
installation

### windows update fails on windows vista x64 because of KB980182

I believe a corrupt install of KB980182 for windows vista x64 is causing windows update to fail. As a result I cannot run windows update, or install/uninstall updates via the control panel. I have run the readiness tool which includes checksur, and I've received the following output. Does anyone know [...] read more
windows-vista
windows-update

### IIS 7.5 problems LetsEncrypt HTTP validation due to not serving extension-less files

I am struggling with generating LetsEncrypt SAN SSL for SBS 2011 for few days. All is going fine, until ACME CHALLENGE verification. I cannot use DNS verification, because DNS is at ISP and it takes days for any change to get live. So only HTTP validation can be used. Where [...] read more
ssl
iis
lets-encrypt

### Why is visual studio IIS express trying to run asp.net full framework app with ASPNetCore Module?

I have a solution created in Visual Studio 2017, with full framework ASP.NET MVC targeting v4.6.1, and angular 1.x. But for some reason, when I F5 Run the solution, it attempts to run using IIS Express AspNetCore Module, which is causing it to lead to > HTTP Error 502.5 - [...] read more
c#
asp.net
visual-studio

### Error 404 when browsing a website using ASP.NET MVC and IIS 10

I'm currently creating a website using ASP.NET MVC. I have multiple links in a page, but none of them are working, they all return a 404 error. The problem is that the page does exist and the action in the controller exists too. Here's the detailed error information given on [...] read more
c#
asp.net-mvc
iis-10

### bindingRedirect doesn't work

I have a trouble with some nugets dependency. This exception is throw Impossible to load the file or assembly 'System.IO.Abstractions, Version=2.1.0.199, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=96bf224d23c43e59' File not found My project require ton package A and B. A require System.IO.Abstractions>=2.1.0.199 and B require System.IO.Abstractions>=2.1.0.208. So the dependency solver download the version 208 and [...] read more
c#
nuget
app-config

### Cannot mount an ISO image file with PowerShell

PS F:\ISOs\System> [System.Environment]::OSVersion.Version Major Minor Build Revision ----- ----- ----- -------- 10 0 14393 0 PS F:\ISOs\System> dir Directory: F:\ISOs\System Mode LastWriteTime Length Name ---- ------------- ------ ---- ... -a---- 11/1/2013 13:32 134971392 Win7PE2.iso ... PS F:\ISOs\System> Mount-DiskImage -ImagePath .\Win7PE2.iso -Verbose Mount-DiskImage : The system cannot find the file specified. [...] read more
windows
windows-10
powershell

I have several problems on my pc and want fix win10 without reinstalling all apps. When I run: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Scanhealth I get Error 87. With: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /CheckHealth I get a message, that it can be repaired. So, I ran: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth And get this [...] read more
windows-10
windows-update
dism
repair-install