DiskPart Error: “The specified service does not exist as an installed service”

When you run DiskPart, the following error may appear: DiskPart has encountered an error: The specified service does not exist as an installed service. See the System Event Log for more information. Cause The above error occurs if the “Virtual Disk” service (VDS) has been deleted from the system. Resolution To restore the Virtual Disk … Read more

KB5035853, KB5034765, KB5034204 fail with the error 0x800f0922

windows 10 0x800f0922 undoing changes reboot loop

The KB5034204 (2014-01), KB5034765 (2014-02), and KB5035853 (2024-03) Cumulative updates may fail with the error code 0x800f0922, which indicates a rollback has occurred.

The update fails due to a version mismatch error. The CBS.log file may show the following entry:

Error 0x80070519 in WinREAgent::WinREServicingManager::InternalLoad (base\diagnosis\srt\winreagent\dll\winreservicingmanager.cpp:1044): Version mismatch, saved Servicing manager is in a different version

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How to Download Windows 11 ISO Using Media Creation Tool

Media Creation Tool - Windows 11

To download the Windows 11 ISO or create a USB setup disk, you can use the Media Creation Tool (MCT). The ISO can be used to do an in-place upgrade or repair install on an existing Windows computer. Whereas the USB setup disk can be used to do an in-place upgrade, repair install on an existing Windows system, or cleanly install Windows 11 on a new PC.Read more

Desktop Background Option is greyed out in Personalize Settings

desktop background grayed out due to registry based policies

When you attempt to change my desktop wallpaper, the “Background” dropdown option may be greyed out in Settings → Personalize. The “choose your background color” option may also be grayed out. Also, on the top, it says the following: Some of these settings are hidden or managed by your organization. This happens even if your … Read more