Windows Automated Installation Kit Error: 0xc1420117 on dism Command

Error: 0xc1420117 The directory could not be completely unmounted. This is usually due to applications that still have files opened within the mount directory. Close these files and unmount again to complete the unmount process. This error happens when you use another Dism.exe which is located in C:\Windows\System32. The correct application to use is C:\Program ... Read more

Remove Erroneous Firefox Configuration Entry (Windows 7)

If you entered an erroneous entry into the about:config database of Mozilla Firefox, you will have noticed that there is no option in the browser itself that enables you to remove that entry. Instead, find the config file in your desktop explorer: C:\Users\YourUsername\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\weirdstring\prefs YourUsername has to be replaced with the name of the user you're ... Read more

Save Time On Windows Start-up

To boot your Windows machine faster, it is possible to disable the graphical user interface used during system start-up (the Windows logo loading screen). To accomplish that, hit Windows key + R on your desktop to call a Run prompt and enter msconfig. On the appearing window, go to the Boot tab and activate the ... Read more

Facebook Explorer – Gadget for Windows 7 Sidebar

Facebook has become a popular way for communication, but is still quite unhandy because it requires a full browser window to be properly visible. To circumvent this problem you can install Facebook Explorer into your Windows 7 Sidebar and let the new messages be indicated right on your desktop: You can download Facebook Explorer here: ... Read more