Could the happy stars have finally lined up over Redmond? Windows 10 Insider releases are steady, stable and trouble-free right now. Same goes for the 1903 production version. What gives?
The Windows Ignite 2019 conference is underway in Orlando Florida through November 8. Remote viewing of streamed sessions is free, so it’s worth checking things out to see what’s happening. Enjoy!
In the spirit of the upcoming end of year holidays, Ed shares his wishlist for the Windows Insider program. Here’s hoping!
Once upon a time, it was nearly impossible to work on websites without using FTP. This is no longer true, but when you need Internet file transfer capability, the free, Open Source program FileZilla is the way to go.
The Office Software Protection Platform (ospp.vbs) script is an invaluable tool for inspecting and managing Office 365 (and other Office version) licenses. Check it out!
Poking around on the Remote Desktop Connection app on my production PC, I notice some stale entries. I show how to clean them up with some careful registry edits.
Supposedly, Windows Gadgets came in with Vista and went with Windows 7. Even before Windows 8 came along, MS decided to retire Windows Gadgets in 2011 (see this Spiceworks Community post that quotes the MS info from the time). This post states that the decision lets the company “focus support on the much richer set
Last Thursday, I received a welcome interruption to my working day. Late the previous week, I’d uncovered what I believed to be a “killer deal” on a Lenovo Thinkpad X380 Yoga laptop. Because it was an eBay thing, I was mildly apprehensive about what would get delivered. But when I unpacked the unit I ordered
When a strange new storage device with a single 8 GB partition named PortableBaseLayer shows up on my Yoga X380, I start investigating. I’m not 100%, but there may be a Sandbox in there somewhere.
When I compare benchmarks and Macrium Reflect backup times for the same 2.5″ HDD in USB-C and USB 3.0 enclosures, I’m stunned to observe the USB 3.0 results are better than those for USB-C. Must be the hardware!