Category Archives: issue

Windows 10: Error 0x80070057 from Cloudfogger

[German]Some users are receiving error 0x80070057 during distinct Windows 10 operations (backup, system restore, upgrades). Recently I stumbled upon Cloudfogger as a root cause for this error code. Here are a background information about this case.

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Windows 10: Apps could not be downloaded from store (Xbox One settings blocks)

Some Windows 10 users are facing suddenly the issue, that apps could not be downloaded from Windows Store anymore. This blog post analyses what’s the reason and how Xbox One account settings are affecting your Windows Store downloads.

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Windows 10: Defender Offline Scan boot loop – Part 2

[German]In part 1 I’ve discussed, what’s causing error code 0x80070578 in Windows Defender. In part 2 I will discuss, how to fix Windows Defender Offline boot loop, that prevents Windows 10 start. 

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Windows 10: Windows Defender drops error 0x80070578

Some Windows 10 users are facing  a curious issue: Windows reports after each login an offline Windows Defender and shows error code 0x80070578. Here a few hints how to solve this problem.

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How to fix Windows-Setup Hard Disk locked error

[German]Some users are facing a bad surprise during re-installing Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 on a machine. Setup fails and reports a “locked hard disk”. Here are a few hints, how to solve this issue.

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Windows 10: System restore fails with error 0x81000203

[German]Does system restore refuses to work in Windows 10 (or other Windows versions) and stalls with error code 0x81000203? Here a few hints, what’s the reason.

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File lock bug in #Slimjet browser version 12.0.15.0

[German]It seems that Slimjet browser version 12.0.15.0 released on January 6, 2016 contains a nasty “file lock bug”. Here’s what I found so far – maybe others can confirm it.

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Windows 10: Fix for several Maps App issues

[German]Microsoft provides a Maps app that can be used for navigating. But some users are facing issues with Maps – sometimes it takes long, until the map is shown, or Cortana won’t work. Here is a hint, what’s causing probably … Continue reading

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Windows: UAC opens hidden in background

Just a brief blog post about a rare Windows issue. Some users are facing a strange problem: The UAC prompt won’t be shown – it opens invisible in background.

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Windows 10: Volume control is missing

[German]Sometimes users are missing volume control icon in taskbars status area. This blog post addresses this issue and provides diagnostics steps to fix that issue.

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