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Having random crashes on DCS A10 C Warthog? With Texture mismatches and Runtime errors? This is usually due to security permissions inside Windows.

  1. Click Start
  2. In the Search field, type: CMD. Then press enter.
  3. Type** bcdedit /set increaseuserva 3072** and press enter

You may need to temporarily disable UAC/run as administrator for this to work

If you wish to reverse this command back to default, simply use “bcdedit /deletevalue increaseuserva”

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Using a Windows utility called ProduKey you can retrieve the product keys for Microsoft Windows and Office.

  1. First click “here” to download (the link is down the bottom, you want the ZIP file)
  2. Open the saved file and extract to a folder that is easily accessible
  3. Open ProduKey.exe and it will automatically retrieve the product keys for the local machine.
  4. To recover the keys for another Windows installation, click File, Select Source
  5. Select Load the Product Keys from External Windows Directory and click Browse to locate the Windows directory you want to retrieve the keys for.

Note: Using this utility you can also recover the keys using a software hive and remote computers on the network (you have admin access to).

Note: Below are the command prompts commands to run the tool from the windows Command Prompt.

produkey.exe /remote Server01

produkey.exe /remotefile “c:tempcomputers.txt”

produkey.exe /regfile “F:WINNTsystem32configsoftware”

produkey.exe /windir “c:winnt” /shtml “c:temppk.html”

produkey.exe /remoteall

produkey.exe /remotealldomain MyDomain

produkey.exe /iprange

produkey.exe /stab “” >> c:tempprd.txt

produkey.exe /OfficeKeys 0 /WindowsKeys 1 /shtml f:tempkeys.html


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Attempting to open Scrivener and having the application closing on you, the common way to fix this is adjust the file permissions follow the instructions below to repair.

  1. Open a Terminal (Applications/Utilities) 
  2. Typesudo chmod -R 0755 /Applications/
  3. Press Enter
  4. Open Scrivener again.

Note: This fix has also been able to work on other OSX Applications that have problems launching.