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.
The latest version of Hyper-V Server (2019) is now available as an unlimited eval. That means you can use it forever, for free. Good stuff!
MS has started pushing patches to those who signed up and paid for Extended Security Updates (ESU) for Windows 7. One small thing went unannounced, though: those buyers must apply KB4538483 manually to receive such updates (and Office updates, too).
An item named .849C9593-D756-4E56-8D6E-42412F2A707B appears at the root of some, but not all, OneDrive root folders. It helps OneDrive handle file synch, is hidden, and cannot be deleted. Fascinating!
On January 30, the Microsoft Update Catalog received a number of new Intel Microcode update items. These address CPU-level hardware vulnerabilities in most PCs, and are worth installing.
OK, then. I’ve been dealing with an interesting USB issue lately. Happens on my laptops when I plug certain devices in. The general flow of symptoms is: 1. Plug in Device. 2. USB device added tone sounds 3. 1-2 seconds later, USB device removed tone sounds 4. Device does not show up in Explorer (or
When a Microsoft-focused software development and services company notices that older articles are disappearing from the Microsoft Knowledge Base collection, they take action to create an MS KB Archive to rescue them from oblivion. Good work!
After seeing an advertisement for a 5G tablet from Samsung, I wonder how much 5G coverage is actually available right now (January 2020). The answer: not much.
Enter any error code that Windows 10 may show you, and the MS Error Lookup Tool will show you its official error code info, lickety-split (fast)!
Advanced Bluetooth versions offer interesting and useful improvements in low power operation and reception range. Good thing Win10 2004 certified for Bluetooth 5.1 on January 10, 2020.