Fixing Windows Fall Creator Update (1079) ‘Restoring your previous version of windows’ startup loop

Symptoms

  • PC starts up, bios screen is shown, windows loader goes through but stops right after the following message “Restoring your previous version of Windows”. Then it restarts and on and on.
  • Unable to enter into recovery mode because PC shuts down before.

You are going to need :

  • A Windows 10 bootable disk or usb
  • (optional) a hard drive to back up your data

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Installing Blackfire.io on a fpm-powered puphpet vagrant VM

Blackfire.io is a great tool to profile one’s PHP code. However, I had quite a hard time installing it on my homemade PUPHPET-powered vagrant virtual machine running for a Laravel project. My vm was built with puphpet and I realized only lately that it was using the fpm’s php.ini instead of the regular one.

So simply put, ssh into the vagrant vm: