When it comes to complex systems, Windows 10 is a prime example. Turns out that lessons learned from studying complex systems of all kinds can teach us a lot about Windows, too.
Posts by: Ed Tittel
The Windows Update MiniTool (WUMT) is a great alternative to native Windows Update, with added ability to control what gets updated (and more).
At one point, I was reasonably convinced that the Spring Creators Update aka Windows 10 Version 1803 might even go public before the end of March. Over the last couple of weeks, it’s become apparent that not only was that presumption incorrect, we still don’t know for sure when 1803 will hit the streets. Lots
A veritable Swiss Army Knife for Windows recovery and repair, Kyhi’s Rescue Disk is a bootable do-it-all environment that Windows admins and technicians will find indispensable.
voidtools (Search) Everything utility is a great general-purpose file search utility (it searches only file and folder names, though, not file contents) for Windows.
Uwe Sieber’s excellent Device Cleanup Tool speeds up and simplifies the process of removing absent or no-longer-needed device entries from Windows’ Device Manager.
HomeDev PatchCleaner offers a simple, straightforward software tool that can move or delete orphaned or duplicate installer and patch files from the C:\Windows\Installer directory.
Wow! Can it really be over so soon? Hard to believe my 5-day sojourn to Seattle is effectively over. I just have to write this post, pack, and put my head down for 5 or 6 hours. Then I’ll be into a cab, on to the airport, and on my way back home to the
During Day 2: Global MVP Summit I feel like I’m trying to drink from the firehose of knowledge. I’m filled up long before the hose is empty, though it’s all great stuff from a wonderful cast of characters.
For me, sitting in a keynote session yesterday (where MVPs congregate irrespective of specialty) and seeing that the majority of attendees came from outside the USA may have been the coolest moment of the conference so far. This is a truly global organization, and includes heavy representation from all over the planet at the event.