Please take a look at this Reliability Monitor output over the past 2 weeks. Notice the yellow exclamation points. Each one arises from the same cause as shown at the foot of the screen cap. It is a “Failed Windows Update” for the built-in Skype app (UWP style). I never use it on my production
Always when talking with PowerShell users, I am surprised to learn how only few of them are using the PowerShell ISE version. For me, it belongs to my favorite native Windows tools, because it’s a flexible and versatile front-end for PowerShell. The following quotation comes from the official Microsoft PowerShell ISE documentation: The Windows PowerShell
In my opinion one of the characteristics of good code, be it a batch file or script or an application, is clear and precise on-screen instructions to its intended user. I recommend adding enough remarks for those reading the source code, and really doing your best to make output clear, understandable and readable. I will
MS says that uninstalling and reinstalling Windows Store in Window 10 is not supported. They recommend reset or reinstall for serious repairs. I suggest two other (faster, easier) things to try first.
Everybody knows the POWERCFG command can handle hibernation or sleep/wake states. It can also do a whole lot more, including controlling Power Options settings.
DISM is maybe the most versatile and useful of all native Windows tools (a subjective personal opinion). In this post, I use it to create USB install media containing Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1), version 1909 (19H2), and Insider Preview build 19002. All three versions, a total of six editions,
The Office Software Protection Platform (ospp.vbs) script is an invaluable tool for inspecting and managing Office 365 (and other Office version) licenses. Check it out!
What it is? Windows 10 Decrapifier is a PowerShell script by csand, a fellow member at TenForums.com. It is used to clean a Windows image prior to its deployment by removing unwanted or unnecessary apps and tasks, and modifying privacy settings. Because it runs in script forms, users can modify it according to their own
When an Insider machine stubbornly refuses to recognize it needs an update to the latest build, I rediscover the simple fact that a WU reset nixes insider update refusals.
Through a PowerShell command that shows available VMs inside the Fast Ring Preview, we learn that 20H1 is officially named “Windows 10 May 2020…” Very interesting!