Microsoft Windows 10 operating system
With the Win10 Build 1709 unleashed on 10/17/17, there's no reason for IT pros not to grab and install a copy so they can kick the tires and start thinking about migration.
For Windows 10, the Fall Creators Update Gets Simultaneous ADK (Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit) access when the new release goes live on October 17.
The next upcoming Win10 release Build 1709 gains easier Update log access, thanks to automatic symbol resolution for event trace log files.
When an mSATA SSD in a small USB 3 enclosure accidentally hits the floor, I learn that a dropped drive drops access, too.
With a new major version out, Macrium's new Reflect needs new Rescue Media. Don't forget to update existing such media, or to create fresh new media.
Various sources that document OS choices for Internet users indicate that Win10 usage approaches Win7 levels.
Uwe Sieber's excellent Device Cleanup Tool works like a charm to display and remove unwanted or missing Windows device drivers.
Because Driver Store Explorer shows driver file names you can use it to target updates explicitly when Device Manager can't find them by itself.
The Chocolatey Windows Package Manager works with PowerShell to provide hands-off installation of over 5,000 applications.
Virtualization means CPU microcode matters; it also means that if BIOS updates don't address microcode issues, manual updates may be needed.
With the next release scheduled for October 17 or thereabouts, businesses should wait on Fall Creators Update for deployment.
With the right technique, you can add Precision Touchpad drivers anywhere on any device with a Synaptics or Elan touchpad.
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.