Fix: Api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll Missing Error During Windows 10 Upgrade

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When you try to upgrade to Windows 10 from a Windows 7 computer using the WIndows 10 Update Assistant tool, the following error may pop up:

Windows10UpgraderApp.exe – System Error

The program can’t start because api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem.

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[Fix] Cannot View Homegroup Password or Create New Homegroup

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The Homegroup feature makes life easy for small business users, as it helps create a home network easily without the hassles of changing the permissions and setting the shares manually. BY automating the tasks, you can easily share files and printers on a home network. Homegroup feature is available in Windows 7 and higher.

This post tells you what to do when the options View or print the homegroup password, Change the password and Leave the homegroup are missing, and you’re unable to create or join a homegroup.Read more

How to Enable Adware or PUA Protection in Microsoft Security Essentials

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You can enable PUA or adware protection in Windows Defender using different methods explained in the article How to Enable PUA, PUP or Adware Protection in Windows Defender. But, if you’re still using Windows 7 and relying on Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) for real-time antivirus protection, this post has the info on how to enable adware, PUP or PUA protection in MSE.Read more

Setting the Photos Screensaver As Logon Screensaver in Windows Vista and Windows 7

The Photos screensaver that comes in-built in Windows Vista and higher, can be used as the logon screensaver as well. The logon screensaver kicks off after the specified wait time in the logon screen when no user is logged on. There are instructions all over the web on how to apply the screensaver settings to the logon desktop in Windows 2000 and XP systems. The steps meant for Windows XP don’t work in the latest Operating Systems, and if you apply those steps for Windows Vista/7 and higher, all you get is a blank screen in the logon desktop after the wait time.

For Windows Vista and higher, implementation of the logon screensaver setting is slightly different. This post guides you through the process.Read more