MS VP Brad Anderson dropped a blog post yesterday, June 7, 2018. It’s entitled “Simplifying IT with the latest updates from Windows Autopilot.” It explains that Microsoft’s goal “is to simplify deployment of new Windows 10 devices by eliminating the cost and complexity associated with creating, maintaining and loading custom images.” Simply put, the Autopilot
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Saw a fascinating story in ComputerWorld a couple of days ago. Entitled “Gartner: Enterprises should demand 2 full years of Windows 10 support,” it explains why MS needs to extend the current 18-month lifespan for Feature Updates to 24 months instead. Let me lay out the logic involved. We’re now on a twice-a-year feature upgrade
When Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17672 showed up yesterday morning, I thought I was in for an easy ride. With three horses in that race, only one finished in a reasonable amount of time. Here’s the story…
Based on a design for voting machines where STAR stands for Secure, Transparent, Auditable and Reliable, I say that Windows needs STAR, too! This is a design philosophy everyone can get behind.
Though there are some gotchas along for the ride on the Windows 10 April Update, Build 1803, by and large this latest release is workable and functional. IT pros will want to start testing it in their labs for eventual deployment, if they’ve not yet worked with this release.
When it comes to following new Windows 10 releases out the door, guesses and speculation may prefigure what happens, but they certainly won’t get it all right. The recent public release of Windows 10 Version 1803 chews over the power of Win10 rumors versus facts.
When it comes to staying out of security trouble, users must think and check what they do (and click). If they can think before acting, and act safely, they will be able to avoid security trouble completely.
MiniTool Partition Wizard (MTPW) is a free but capable partition management package that goes well beyond what Microsoft’s built-in Disk Management console delivers. Worth getting to know!
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.
The Windows Update MiniTool (WUMT) is a great alternative to native Windows Update, with added ability to control what gets updated (and more).