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Microsoft Windows 10 – How To RESET File Association with App / Program

Microsoft Windows 10 – How To RESET File Association with App / Program

Today I accidentally associated a file extension with an app that should not be opening them by default at all, and because the option Always use this app to open *.xyz files was checked, Windows remembered it afterwards. I was in real trouble, since in the Control Panel under Default Apps section there is no […]

Graphics Card Repair – How I Fixed GPU Card

Graphics Card Repair – How I Fixed GPU Card

Dying GPU? Problems with Windows booting up? Problems with artifacts / distorted / garbage image display on your monitor? Welcome to the club of users who experienced problems with their graphics cards, myself included. Watch Video Graphics Card Failure – Classification & General Guide Graphics Card Failure Symptoms Video TDR Failure BSOD when booting up […]

VirtualDub x265 VFW CODEC – How To Fix Error x265_param_default_preset Failed

VirtualDub x265 VFW CODEC – How To Fix Error x265_param_default_preset Failed

VirtualDub & x265 VFW CODEC – How To Fix Error x265vfw [error]: x265_param_default_preset failed Recently, we decided to try new x265 HEVC (High-Efficiency Video Codec) VFW Edition for VirtualDub2 (successor of original VirtualDub 1.10x and VirtualDub FilterMod) and encountered this strange error: x265vfw [error]: x265_param_default_preset failed VirtualDub Error Cannot start video compression: An unknown error […]