Purchased Windows Pro Upgrade but it Installed Enterprise Edition

pro upgrade-installed enterprise - error 0xc004c003

When you upgrade your Windows 10 or 11 Home Edition to Professional Edition by purchasing the Pro upgrade for 99$ from the Microsoft Store, it may install the Enterprise Edition on systems. You wonder why the upgrade procedure installed the wrong edition (i.e., Enterprise) and how to switch to the Pro edition.Read more

[Fix] Microsoft.VCLibs.140.00 “Bad Image” Error in Windows 11

vclibs 140 DLL bad image - 0-byte files

When you open Notepad or any other Store app in Windows 11, the following errors may appear:

Bad Image

C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.VCLibs.140.00_14.0.33519.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\VCRUNTIME140_1_APP.dll is either not designed to run on windows or it contains an error. Try installing the program again using the original installation media or contact your system administrator or the software vendor for support. Error status 0xc0000020

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“Keep personal files and apps” is Grayed Out During Setup

keep files and settings - grayed out - wrong iso

When you attempt to perform an in-place upgrade of Windows 10 or 11, the “Keep personal files and apps” option may be disabled. The following message appears at the bottom of the dialog:

Your files, apps, and settings can't be kept because you've chosen to install Windows 11 using a different language than you're currently using.

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Error “Access is Denied” when running “Bootrec /Fixboot”

bootrec /fixboot access denied

When you run the “bootrec /fixboot” command from Windows RE, the error “Access is denied” occurs: Bootrec /FixMbr — writes the master boot record of the system partition using the master boot record compatible with Windows. This operation does not overwrite the existing partition table. Bootrec /FixBoot — write a new boot sector onto the … Read more