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Patch Tuesday KB4515384 Resolves KB4512941 Search Issues

MS has acted swiftly to address issues with Search.UI and above-average CPU consumption rates raised from the  August 26 (Release Preview) and August 30 (general 1903 release) KB4512941 Cumulative Update. In fact, the lead item in the 1903 Known Issues list (see following screencap) addresses this directly. In a previous post here at Win10.Guru (MS

When the Cure for Win10 Problems is Too Much

Over the weekend, I was reading up about a fix for a problem that’s plagued my production PC for at least two years now. The problem is best illustrated visually, and expresses itself as a set of one or more spurious entries at the end of the Start menu under the anomalous “Other” category. It

DaRT 10 – Remote Assistance

When a user contacts Help Desk because a PC is unusable or acting weird, the only thing needed is for that user to get the DaRT 10 Recovery Media and boot PC from it. As DaRT 10 does not require the PC to be bootable to Windows, in most cases the issue can be resolved by

DaRT 10 – How to deploy

To be able to use DaRT 10 in your organization to assist your users, it needs to be deployed. When it comes to deploying DaRT 10, you have several options. You can create  bootable media (USB ( CD / DVD) to be delivered to each location, have each location  create one from an ISO, make

DaRT 10 – Diagnostic and Recovery Toolset 10

DaRT 10 is part of the MDOP (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack), a free collection of tools for Microsoft Software Assurance customers. MDOP is also available for evaluation to Visual Studio Enterprise (former MSDN) subscribers. DaRT 10 is a set of tools that allows IT support staff to diagnose and repair computers with start up issues, crashes

DaRT 10 – Crash Analyzer

First things first: DaRT stands for the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset, a set of utilities from Microsoft designed to help troubleshoot and repair Windows desktops. Ed’s old buddy, Jerry Honeycutt, wrote an article about this way back in 2009 for TechNet. It’s archived and out of date, but still work a read: “Overview of DaRT.”