Media Creation Tool Error 0x80080005 – 0x90018

media creation tool error 0x80080005 0x90018

When you attempt to create a USB setup disk using the Media Creation Tool, the error code 0x80080005 - 0x90018 appears.

There was a problem running this tool

We're not sure what happened, but we're unable to run this tool on your PC. If you continue experiencing problems, reference the error code when contacting customer support. Error code 0x80080005 - 0x90018.

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Error: WFS.exe is missing in Windows 10/11

wfs optional features

When you try to launch Windows Fax and Scan by running its executable WFS.exe, you may encounter the following error:

Windows cannot find 'c:\windows\system32\wfs.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again.

The file wfs.exe may be missing in the Windows\System32 folder. You may be wondering how to start the Windows Fax and Scan program.Read more

Accidentally Allowed a Threat in Windows Defender. What to do now?

Defender Allowed Threats reset

When Microsoft Defender Antivirus finds a virus, it asks you what action to take on the threat. The options are “Remove”, “Quarantine”, and “Allow on device”.

You may wonder the following:

  1. What happens if you’ve accidentally clicked “Allow” instead of “Remove”?
  2. What happens to the “allowed” threat? Will Microsoft Defender Antivirus redetect the item during the next scan?

If you accidentally allow a threat, Microsoft Defender stores the setting (Threat ID) in the registry. The file won’t be flagged when you run it in the future or during a system scan. This poses a big security risk.Read more