How to Fix: `Cannot Open File for Writing` in VLC Media Player

Did you encounter an error opening a file for recording while installing VLC Media Player? Have you tried restarting your computer but the problem persists? In this guide, you will find several troubleshooting methods that you can use to solve the problem.

VLC is a free open-source media player that also supports audio and video compression. It plays most media files and has various streaming protocols. However, many users encounter bugs when installing VLC on desktop devices.

It can be quite frustrating to encounter some problems when you haven’t even installed or updated the VLC app. Let’s take a look at why this error occurs and find some solutions. read more

Resolved: Windows Update KB4579311 crashes Explorer repeatedly when trying to log in

Windows 10 users are experiencing numerous problems installing the latest KB4579311 cumulative update, and those who manage to install it are reporting various bugs, including performance issues.

Microsoft released the Windows 10 cumulative update KB4579311 on Oct. 13, 2020, and since then users have been reporting problems installing the update, crashes, performance issues, and startup problems.

Because of the different hardware and drivers that Windows 10 runs on, there will always be issues when a new cumulative update is released, but the reports seem to increase with this particular update. read more