how to fix error code Flint?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The error code flint is a result of an issue with the Flint Lockwood Diatonic Super Discombobulater, which is a machine that Flint invents in the film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. The machine is designed to turn water into food, but it goes haywire and starts creating food that is made out of rocks and dirt. Flint tries to fix the machine, but he is unsuccessful and the machine ends up destroying the town.

1. Restart your computer

To restart your computer in order to fix error code flint, open your computer's Start button, type "reboot" in the search bar, and press Enter. If you are using a Windows computer, you may also need to press the F8 key repeatedly during the reboot process in order to get to the Advanced Boot Options menu. From the Advanced Boot Options menu, select "Restart."

2. Update your drivers

  1. Open Device Manager by right-clicking on My Computer and selecting Device Manager.
  2. Expand the category "Ports (COM & LPT)" and select "Floppy Disk Controller".
  3. Right-click on the "Floppy Disk Controller" entry and select "Update Driver".
  4. The "Update Driver" window will open. Click on the "Browse my computer for driver software" button and select the "Floppy Disk Controller" driver from the list.
  5. Click on the "Yes" button to install the driver.
  6. After the driver has been installed, reboot your computer.

3. Run a virus scan

To run a virus scan in order to fix the error code Flint, open the Command Prompt by pressing the Windows key + X and selecting Command Prompt from the list of results. Once the Command Prompt is open, type the following command and press Enter: scannow.exe /fix This command will run a virus scan on your computer. If the scan results show that your computer is infected with a virus, the command will fix the error code Flint and provide instructions on how to remove the virus.

4. Run a malware scan

To run a malware scan in order to fix error code flint, follow these steps:

  1. Open your antivirus software and select the "Scan" tab.
  2. Click on the "Start" button and select the "Scan computer" option.
  3. Click on the "Next" button and select the "Threats" option.
  4. Select the "Malware" category and select the "Scan" button.
  5. Select the "Flint" error code and click on the "Next" button.
  6. Select the "Fix" option and click on the "Next" button.
  7. Select the "OK" button and wait for the scan to finish.
  8. Once the scan has finished, click on the "Close" button and then on the "Save" button.
  9. Close your antivirus software and restart your computer.

5. Check for Windows updates

First, open up the Windows Update utility by typing "wupd" in the start menu. Next, click on the View Updates button. On the next screen, you will see a list of updates that are available for your computer. To fix the error code flint, select the appropriate update and click on the check box next to it. If the update is available, it will be downloaded and installed on your computer. If the update is not available, you will be prompted to either download it or schedule it to be installed. If the update is not available, you will receive an error message explaining why it was not available.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Run the Windows System File Checker
  2. Run the Windows 10 Repair Tool
  3. Run a System Restore
  4. Run the DISM tool
  5. Contact Microsoft support