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When wonky Win10 colors require registry edits, a set of handy .reg files to restore normal defaults comes in handy.
Because of compromise at the distribution servers, admins should be aware that CCleaner 5.33 32-bit carries malicious payload.
Among it myriad of capabilities, PowerShell illuminates system components in scripts and in its command-line interface.
As I write this post, some 9 of 10 Insider Preview installs are failing. Thus my status report: Insider Preview 16288 failing more than succeeding.
Cloud-first management is an ahead-of-the-curve strategy for Citrix. But it doesn't align with many IT departments' current needs.
A German Court Case foils aggressive MS updates as the company volunteers not to pre-stage update files without informing users and asking for permission.
To build Install ISO for current Win10 image requires careful, crafty use of readily available Windows tools and media.
Last Thursday, Microsoft Executive VP Terry Myerson made it official in the Windows Blog: the Win10 Fall Creators Update Hits October 17.
The freeware utility LockHunter reports locked Windows files, and provides various ways to unlock or delete them. Exercise care when using the tool to avoid self-inflicted harm.
With the Fall Creators Update weeks away from public release, MS stops Insider Preview issues lists in its release notes. I hope this is only temporary.
In exploring Office 32-bit versus 64-bit versions, it seems that "small is beautiful" applies, or perhaps better guarantees of backward compatibility prevail.
In its August round-up blog post, MS Press samples Autoruns coverage in the free chapter from the Sysinternals Troubleshooting book. Good stuff!
For most command-line program's there's a PowerShell alternative. The Win10 PowerShell Chkdsk alternative is named Repair-Volume.
Once again, Ed Bott strikes gold as he explains a great Win10 Date/Time Calendar trick: fast, easy, and instantly available.
The Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset, aka DaRT, is an invaluable toolset for admins seeking remedies for Windows 10 boot or startup issues.