OK, then. It’s time for a new mini-review in the Admin Toolkit series here at Win10.Guru. First let me start with a disclaimer. If you believe what MS says about gadgets, you should run screaming in the other direction from this great tool built by German developer Helmut Buhler. It’s called 8GadgetPack and I can’t
When my Dell Venue Pro 11 starts balking on upgrades past the 18305 release, I start digging into driver difficulties. No joy, so far, though I can now restart properly.
The problem with shooting Windows 10 trouble, alas, is often in knowing where to aim. Case in point: my recent Reliability Monitor shows an error from the Windows Shell Experience. The specific error is labeled MoAppHang. As far as I can find out (and additional reporting data confirms this finding) this means some kind of
One potential secret to IT success is careful and judicious use of automation tools and technologies. But remember: automation is supposed to SAVE time and money, not spend it wildly or wastefully!
MS ups authentication ante with Bounty, support for open Standards and an authenticator app, to help protect users’ identities from compromise, theft, and misuse.
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
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.
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.
A veritable Swiss Army Knife for Windows recovery and repair, Kyhi’s Rescue Disk is a bootable do-it-all environment that Windows admins and technicians will find indispensable.