Microsoft recently upped its tally of Windows 10 users to 800 million, after a year or more at the 700 million level. They’re already behind on hitting the 1 Billion mark, but should get there eventually.
In Part 1, we got MDT installed and set up. Here in Part 2, we will import operating systems to the MDT Deployment Workbench and create a Task Sequence to let us deploy Windows, and finally deploy a default Windows 10 install to a target device. Import Operating System To deploy an operating system, it
With the release of a UWP app for managing built-in GPUs, Intel takes a first step into higher-end graphics controls and capabilities. Check out its new Graphics Control Center app.
Ever since the first Windows 10 feature upgrade — the so called November Update back in 2015 — made its appearance, there has been a new biannual online game “Guess the General Availability release build“. As soon as the Windows Insider team releases the first preview build for the next feature upgrade without a watermark
Microsoft 365, InTune and Windows AutoPilot have made Windows deployment at the enterprise level easy. Although that scenario is an easy solution for smaller businesses, too, the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) still remains a viable and practical alternative for smaller networks or domains. It is also a good solution for home networks with multiple Windows
When it comes to free disk space analyzers, TreeSize is among the best of them, and does the job quite nicely. Check it out!
A few days ago, Ed Tittel wrote about Windows Update deleting failed updates, and “banning” those updates for 30 days. That article got me thinking about my personal relationship with Windows, and if I trust it to know how to take care of itself — or not. In my case, the answer is a clear
Two months ago, I posted instructions on how to get the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Fast or Skip Ahead ring ISO image using UUP Dump. The problem is, UUP Dump only offers ISO images for Home, Home N, Pro and Pro N editions. To get the latest Fast Ring or Skip Ahead ISO images
Microsoft Support has just reported that you may see the message “We removed some recently installed updates to recover your device from a startup failure” in the future. What this means, and what to do about it.
Last Thursday, when I got back home from a neurologist appointment, I found some bad news waiting for me in my email inbox. Our site hosting provider GoDaddy informed me that the site was down: We use WordPress as our publishing platform. Trying to log in to site to check what has happened, I only
In a joint press release on March 4th, 2019, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the FIDO Alliance announced that the Web Authentication (WebAuthn) specification is now an official web standard. WebAuthn is at the moment supported by Windows 10 and Android operating systems, as well as major browsers. Quote from press release: W3C’s
As you might already be aware, some very clever Windows users and tinkerers have managed to run a full Windows 10 ARM64 desktop operating system on a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B/B+ with the help of some modified binaries. Yes, I am talking about the full-fledged 64-bit desktop operating system found preinstalled on many laptop
[Note from Ed Tittel: This post about Sandboxie comes from guest author Bo Elam, whom Kari and I met on TenForums, where he is something of a regular visitor, and a passionate advocate for Sandboxie. Who better to write this Toolkit Item?] I’ll start this article on Sandboxie with a few words on how I
After wrestling a vexing notification issue to ground on my Win10 production PC this morning, I found myself thinking philosophically and strategically on this topic. There are lots of things about notifications I like in Windows 10. For example, I really like getting a quick pop-up from Outlook when email hits my inbox, with sender’s
Microsoft Edge is my main, default browser, has been since October 1st, 2014. For me, it has been quite a nice experience to see it evolve. I have big hopes for its future and its new Chromium-based rendering engine. However, I just don’t get why the majority of users seem to dislike, or even hate
OK, it’s coming. Version 2 of the Secure Hash Algorithm, aka SHA-2, is going to take over sole authentication duty from SHA-1 in 2019. You can read more about this at Windows Support, but I’ll provide the broad strokes of what’s going on here. Long story short: SHA-1 has been around for a long, long
I do not have to tell you about the Windows 10 version 1809 release fiasco. It is well known and documented. In fact, some users still haven’t received the upgrade over four months after it was originally released. But, the opening paragraph of the latest Windows Insider Skip Ahead build 18836 release notes Thursday last