Windows Reliability Monitor is actually a special wrapper around its general Performance Monitoring tool Even so, it’s a useful and helpful tool for keeping an eye on Windows PCs, and chasing errors to their causes.
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After upgrading to Dev Channel Build 20185, I am unable to RDP into one my two Dev Channel test machines. A quick trip through my RDP repair checklist, and all is (eventually set to rights). After the last checklist step, of course!
Starting in early August, users who block Microsoft Telemetry servers through the HOSTS file may start seeing dire warnings from Windows Defender as a result. Here’s the skinny on what’s going on. Interesting!
With its latest release v.0.20.0, PowerToys keeps getting better. Installation continues to improve, and there’s a peachy new color picker to play with, too.
The new Reset-AppxPackage cmdlet (available in Windows 10 builds 20175 and higher only) makes it dead simple to reset any Windows Store app using its Package Name. I explain (and show) how it’s done.
Only July 29, 2015 Microsoft released Windows 10 to the public. It’s been a interesting ride since then, and the OS appears to have many more years of utility and enjoyment left to go. Happy B-day!
After installing Build 20170 on a test PC, it starts to require the power button to wake from hibernation. The easy fix is to disable hibernation, so that’s what I do. I still can’t find the setting that causes it to hibernate when that’s a possibility, though.
Over the years, I’ve noticed Windows 10 upgrades and updates leaving some folders and files behind that automated clean-up tools don’t get rid of. Here’s my best list of such things in table form. Enjoy!
Microsoft’s Azure Stack HCI lets customer run the same Azure software and services on-premises that they already access in the cloud. Depending on what’s required for on-premises hardware — especially if it’s compatible with current generation rack mounted systems — this could shake up the whole HCI marketplace. Only time (and an improved understanding of the details) will tell..
Mary Jo Foley mines a magnificent nugget out of Microsoft job descriptions in a Program Manager item for something called Microsoft Cloud PC. Very interesting!