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Fix [Errno 8] Exec format error: ‘/Users//.azure/bin/bicep’

When you run az bicep command on Mac M1, you might experience error

[Errno 8] Exec format error: '/Users/<username>/.azure/bin/bicep'

This error is because for some reason, bicep in azure cli was installed with a non-ARM version, to resolve this, do following steps

  1. Remove /Users/<username>/.azure/bin/bicep
  2. Run az bicep version, this will force Azure CLI to download bicep and refresh.
  3. If you see a message output with Successfully installed Bicep CLI to, then the bicep is repaired successfully.

git clone error “Operation not permitted” on WSL2 Shell

On a clean installed WSL2 (Windows SubSystem for Linux Gen 2), you might get error “Operation not permitted” when trying to run command git clone on the shell.

To resolve this, simple run following commands:

sudo umount /mnt/c
sudo mount -t drvfs C: /mnt/c -o metadata

You might need to replace the drive letter if you hit error on other drivers.

Error 0x80070643 When Install Windows Live Essentials

When you try to install a Windows Live program, for example, Windows Live Messenger, the Windows Live Essentials installation fails with following error code 0x80070643. This issue occurs because a previous installation puts the computer in a state where a restart is pending.

To resolve this issue, restart the computer, and then reinstall Windows Live Essentials.

  1. Restart the computer
  2. Visit the following Windows Live Web site:
    Or for
  3. Windows Live Essentials Beta

  4. Click the Download button. When the file download dialog box pops up, click Run to start the Installation Wizard
  5. Reinstall Windows Live Essentials