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When it comes to Windows management, network administration, deployment and other computing stuff, I want to do as much as possible using built-in Windows tools and utilities. As I have often said, I use no third party optimizers, tweakers, downloaders, cleaners and other snake oil stuff. For me, the main principle in Windows management and

Microsoft Docs – Excellent, but Imperfect

Microsoft faced a huge task when they started moving all documentation for their products and services from TechNet and MSDN to its new Microsoft Docs (https://docs.microsoft.com) sub-site. When launched in June 2016, Microsoft Docs only contained the .NET documentation, Since then, most of the other content has gradually moved over under that same umbrella. I

Windows Deployment with MDT – Part 1: Setup

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

Whoa! WU Now Cleans Up After Itself

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.

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