First, some background: upgrading Windows 10 Insider Preview Dev Channel from build 20185 to build 20190 on an HP ProBook 470 G5 laptop, the machine got GSOD within a minute after finally booting to desktop. The GSOD screen was only shown a second or two, too fast to read it (title image is a stock
A month ago, I wrote about a strange issue with Office. It occasionally disappeared, was sometimes uninstalled after an Insider build upgrade. When I was last writing about this, it had happened three times out of five previous Dev Channel build upgrades. Find the whole story here: Windows Insider Dev Channel and Office 365 Can’t
A Windows Sandbox Environmet on steroids: use a Hyper-V Sandbox virtual machine as Windows Sanbox. This post will show you how.
I do a lot Windows image customization. When customizing an offline Windows image, I usually want to add drivers and Windows updates to it, and enable optional Windows features. I’ll do all of these things using my own, custom PowerShell scripts. But for a few months now, three of the cmdlets I regularly use have
A week ago, on Friday, July 10, one of our readers informed us that when accessing Win10.guru, he was shown a fake “Adobe Flash Player requires an update” message. From there, it took most of the week to get all the issues flushed out and resolved.
When assisting Windows 10 users, regardless of whatever localized language version they are using, it’s good to remember that core Windows is always in English. That includes all system folder names, all native Windows applications and all tools. Localized folders, for instance in the user profile are in fact not folders but rather, they are
Sometimes, an Insider Feature Upgrade will make my Office installation disappear, without rhyme or reason. It’s an easy issue to fix, but remains perplexing and irritating even so.
One problem with OneDrive Personal is that you can only sync one account. You can have multiple OneDrive for Business accounts synced on one PC, but only one personal OneDrive. The screenshot below shows File Explorer of this laptop I am using at the moment, it has two OneDrive for Business accounts synced (yellow highlight),
I am a fan of PowerShell, using it in most of my computer management. Unfortunately, some of the PowerShell users have not realized how magnificent tool the PowerShell ISE is. ISE is short of Integrated Scripting Environment, a “power tool” build in to PowerShell. A few years ago, I made this short video to show
One of the questions I got during my free assistance during lock off offer for those being locked up at home was how to log all login / logoff attempts on a shared computer. A father wanted to know how to check kids computer time on a shared family computer. With Windows Event Viewer, this