Happily it turns out that Settings MIA in Windows 10 Release Preview has an easy fix: restart Windows Explorer.
At least once a year, it’s a good idea to clean up your PC to get rid of unused or unwanted programs, and make sure everything’s up-to-date. Here’s how that process worked for me.
Oho! Sometimes, it’s nice to be proved correct, even if it takes a while. Last October, I posted at Win10.Guru about a “PortableBaseLayer” partition. At that time, I reported that “one theory about this partition is tied to Reserved Storage for Windows Update.” On February 26, an MS DOCS item appeared that illuminates the whole
All files and folders in Windows have three different timestamps: Date Created, Date Accessed, and Date Modified. Timestamps are stored in variables named CreationTime, LastAccessTime and LastWriteTime. As variables, they can be edited and changed. I copied a few files and folders to a folder named Demo to show how to do this. Let’s first
Working with WinRE in Windows 10, I learn that recovery media is a snapshotting mechanism that will restore your system to its state when the snapshot was made. I can do better than that, with Macrium Reflect.
You can alter the WinKey+X pop-up menu in Windows 10 to let you call PowerShell 7 instead of version 5.6. Here’s how.
Today, lead developer Joey Aiello announced general availability of PowerShell 7 in the PowerShell DevBlogs. This is good news: grab a copy, pronto!
Given that Seattle is turning into a hotbed of news and corona virus case reporting, I was saddened but not shocked to get the news from MS that the MVP Summit will be virtual-only this year (2020).
SMB, or server message block, is a simple and easy-to-implement networking protocol. The first version, SMB1, has been around since 1983. It’s now outdated, insecure, and unsuited for modern network use. But it just keeps chuggin’ along anway.
Even new Windows 10 versions may use the old-fashioned 5-partition disk layout because that’s how the Win10 installer did things until 1909 came along.