The remote procedure call failed when the PIN code was used as a connection option

A few days ago, we reported the Remote Procedure Call RPC bug for Windows Store applications in Windows 8. As already mentioned, there may be different scenarios if you can get around this error. Today, in this article, we will discuss such a scenario. When we tried to configure the PIN login function in Windows 8.1, we got stuck with this error.

Remote procedure call failed

RPC failed due to incorrect registry entries. This particular problem can be solved if we started the service RPC in mode Automatic, which is delayed. But the problem is that when we try to change the start type (16) of this service in the Services window (16), the option is grayed out (see screenshot below). read more

Download the Windows 8.1 update from the Microsoft Download Center

If you cannot download and install the new Windows 8.1 Update using Windows Update, even if you have configured Windows 8 to automatically download and install updates, you can download and install this Windows 8.1 update package from the Microsoft Download Center. Download and install Windows 8.1 Update, 32-bit and 64-bit if you receive error codes 80070020, 80073712 and 0x800f081f and if Windows 8.1 Update cannot be installed, download and install it via Windows Update.

The Windows 8.1 update is a cumulative set of security updates, critical updates and updates and introduces new features. In addition to previous updates, it includes enhancements such as improved Internet Explorer 11 compatibility for enterprise applications, improved usability, advanced mobile device management and improved hardware support. In Windows Server 2012, this package also supports host clustering configurations. read more

Your account has not been replaced by this Microsoft account

In Windows 10 / 8, you often need to use your Microsoft account instead of a local account, for example, when using the Windows Store. To do this, you must switch from the local account to the Microsoft account (16). For some, it’s fine, for others, it becomes a problem. Suppose you upgraded a system from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 or finally to Windows 10 using Microsoft account on your system. The following errors may occur after the upgrade:

We are sorry, but something went wrong. Your account has not been replaced by this Microsoft account. Code : 0x80070426 read more

The restoration image cannot be written. Error 0x8004230c.

We used to tell you about creating a custom system image to update your system. Sometimes this is useful and you can create the image in a few moments. But sometimes it will be the task of pain, and various error codes can stop you during image creation.

Today, we show you in this article how you can correct such an error. In this scenario, the image creation increased to 20% and then returned the error code and the following message :

The recovery image cannot be written. Error Code – 0x8004230c

After some searching, we found that this error occurs when the Volume Shadow Copy service is disabled on your system. In fact, creating a custom image requires two services Windows Software Shadow Copy and Volume Shadow Copy running on your system. The Windows Software Shadow Copy service is enabled on the system in all cases and still works, while the Shadow Copy Volume may be shut down by the system due to the use of third-party software or if your system is damaged. This is how you can correct this error: read more

On-screen Windows keyboard: Options and settings

The Windows operating system contains an Onscreen Keyboard keyboard whose executable file is osk.exe. It is part of the Wind0ws 10/8 Ease of Access function, which you can use with your mouse instead of the physical keyboard. In one of our previous articles, we saw how to use the Windows computer without keyboard and mouse. Today, we will take a closer look at the on-screen keyboard in Windows 8, its settings and options, and how to activate the numeric keyboard.

Windows on-screen keyboard

To start the on-screen keyboard, press Win+U to open the Ease of Access Center. You can find it here: read more

Access to the Control Panel and PC settings under Windows 10/8.1

You can prevent users from accessing the Control Panel in Windows. This article shows how to restrict access to Windows 10/8 Control Panel and Settings or Windows 7 Control Panel using Group Policy Settings and Registry Editor.

Restrict access to the control panel

Using the Group Policy Editor

If your version of Windows 8 has the Group Policy Editor, run gpedit.msc to. Navigate to the next setting:

User Control > Control Templates and Control Panel

In the right pane of the Control Panel, double-click Restrict access to the Control Panel and PC settings. read more

The Windows 8.1 update cannot be installed


For use under Windows RT packagename:Package_for_KB2919355~31bf3856ad364e35~arm~

Then type and press Enter:

3856ad36DISM /online /cleanup-image /startcomponentcleanup0x80071a91

You can learn more about what StartComponentCleanup does in this post titled Cleaning the WinSxSxS folder.

You can also do the following:

3856ad36DISM /online /cleanup image /restore health0x80071a91

/RestoreHealth checks damage to component memory, records damage in C:WindowsLogsCBSCSCBS.log and fixes damage with Windows Update. This process takes 15 minutes or more, depending on the level of corruption. Read more under Windows Component Store Corrupt. read more

Error in the configuration of Windows updates. Restore changes

If your Windows 10/8/7 system gives you an Error in configuring Windows updates, cancels changes, does not turn off the Computer message, this message may help you resolve problems.

Error when configuring updates. Cancel changes. Do not turn off your computer

If you experience this problem, it usually takes your computer 20 to 30 minutes to cancel the changes. Here are some steps you may want to try to see if this helps solve your problem.

1] First, you should try restarting your Windows computer, then try reinstalling Windows updates. Let’s see if it helps.

2] If this is not the case, run Windows Update Troubleshooting. Although Windows includes a built-in troubleshooting tool, download it from there because it contains more patches. read more

Stop, Cancel, Cancel, Cancel system shutdown under Windows 10/8/7

Sometimes a message is displayed The system turns off. Please save all your work. You can also receive a message Restart your computer in 10 minutes to complete the installation of important Windows updates; you can prevent Windows from shutting down. Or you accidentally clicked the Stop or Restart button before saving your work and you want to stop or cancel the system shutdown and stop this process. You can create this handy shortcut on the Windows desktop that can help you in such situations.

Shutdown or reboot the system

You cannot cancel a reboot or shutdown from the Windows Shutdown Event Tracker interface. This task can only be executed from the command line. To cancel or cancel the system shutdown or restart, open the command prompt, type shutdown /a in the time period and press Enter. Instead, it would be easier to create an office or key combination for him. The /a argument cancels the shutdown of a system and can only be used during the timeout period. read more

Microsoft Windows Best Practices and Patch Guides

Updates for systems with Windows operating system and its products are called Service Packs, patches and security patches. These updates provide a fairly quick and prescribed solution or workaround for a problem. However, these updates should only be performed when needed, regardless of their nature, that is, only if they are capable of resolving a problem that bothers a customer. The update must also be evaluated before installation. In short, it is not absolutely necessary to install updates immediately. read more