Fix Start Menu Problem after Windows 10 April 2018 Update

How to fix the Start Menu problem caused by Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Quick Fix: assign Full Control Permission to “ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES” user group to “HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CloudStore”

The problem was caused by the permission issue in the Registry. Somehow the “ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES” user group is missing from the permission list.

Error Details:

Faulting application name: ShellExperienceHost.exe, version: 10.0.17134.1, time stamp: 0x5ace103a
Faulting module name: twinapi.appcore.dll, version: 10.0.17134.1, time stamp: 0xa8ea2ee6
Exception code: 0xc000027b
Fault offset: 0x000000000009c755
Faulting process id: 0xc10
Faulting application start time: 0x01d3e2ac11c951f9
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\SystemApps\ShellExperienceHost_cw5n1h2txyewy\ShellExperienceHost.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\System32\twinapi.appcore.dll
Report Id: 967c7941-ceb8-439a-8db4-b83bcc4ae4b8
Faulting package full name: Microsoft.Windows.ShellExperienceHost_10.0.17134.1_neutral_neutral_cw5n1h2txyewy
Faulting package-relative application ID: App

We can fix the issue using Windows Registry

Run “regedit.exe” and find the following Key

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\CloudStore

Right click on ClouldStore folder and choose “Permissions…”. Remove Account Unknown from the list, and then Add a new Group.

Fill in the group name as “ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES” and click on Check Names button

Assign Full Control to “ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES” group. Then click on Advanced button.

Tick on Replace all child object permissions and click on Apply button

Done. the Start Menu should be working 🙂 Restart your computer.


Block attack from ylmf-pc

  • March 10, 2018
  • By Doz
  • Tags: ylmf-pc 

Block attack from ylmf-pc

When your smtp server getting attacked by a host called ylmf-pc, the easiest way to solve this is to add a iptables rule that looks like this:

iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 25 -m string --algo bm --string 'ylmf-pc' -j LOG --log-prefix "Firewalled packet: ylmf-pc "
iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport 25 -m string --algo bm --string 'ylmf-pc' -j DROP


Block Ads Using DD-WRT DNSMasq

  • March 9, 2018
  • By Doz

Add the advertisers domain to Additional DNSMasq Options in DD-WRT

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Set Network Interface from Public to Private

  • July 24, 2017
  • By Doz

Open PowerShell

Get Network Interface List
Get-NetConnectionProfile
Set Network Interface from Public to Private
Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceAlias "<interface alias>" -NetworkCategory Private

Example: Set-NetConnectionProfile -InterfaceAlias "Wi-Fi" -NetworkCategory Private


iTunes Backup Folder

C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup


Name.com Promo Code

  • July 21, 2017
  • By Doz

Name.com is an ICANN-accredited domain name registrar. In addition to great pricing and a commitment to world-class
customer service, we offer web hosting, email, website builder, premium and expired domain names, and SSL certificates.

USD $9.99 .COM and .NET Promo Code in July 2017: CAKE

Free WHOIS Promo Code in 2017: PRIVACYPLEASE

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How to Enable TRIM for SSD in Windows 7/8

  • By Doz

The following to enable TRIM Commands for SSD in Windows 7/8:

Click on Start button
Type “cmd” on search box
Right click on “cmd.exe” then select Run as administrator
Type the following commands on the Command Prompt console
fsutil behavior set disabledeletenotify 0
Run the following command to check the TRIM Status
fsutil behavior query disabledeletenotify
Results explained below:
DisableDeleteNotify = 1 (Windows TRIM commands are disabled)
DisableDeleteNotify = 0 (Windows TRIM commands are enabled)


How to Unlock The Hidden Features of Processor Power Management

  • By Doz

The following steps will unlock the Processor Power Management hidden features in Windows 7/8:

Click on Start button
Search for “cmd”
Right click on “cmd.exe” then select Run as administrator
Type the following commands on the Command Prompt window
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 06cadf0e-64ed-448a-8927-ce7bf90eb35d -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 12a0ab44-fe28-4fa9-b3bd-4b64f44960a6 -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 40fbefc7-2e9d-4d25-a185-0cfd8574bac6 -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 4b92d758-5a24-4851-a470-815d78aee119 -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 7b224883-b3cc-4d79-819f-8374152cbe7c -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 943c8cb6-6f93-4227-ad87-e9a3feec08d1 -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR be337238-0d82-4146-a960-4f3749d470c7 -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 5d76a2ca-e8c0-402f-a133-2158492d58ad -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 465e1f50-b610-473a-ab58-00d1077dc418 -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 3b04d4fd-1cc7-4f23-ab1c-d1337819c4bb -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR bc5038f7-23e0-4960-96da-33abaf5935ec -ATTRIB_HIDE
powercfg -attributes SUB_PROCESSOR 893dee8e-2bef-41e0-89c6-b55d0929964c -ATTRIB_HIDE

Open Control Panel –> System & Security –> Power Options
Choose your preferred power plan (High Performance), then click on Change plan settings
Click on Change advanced power settings, then you will see more options in Processor power management