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Windows Enterprise Desktop

A blog for IT professionals who work with Windows on large networks.

Recent Posts

  • Post BIOS Upgrade Beeping Means Trouble

    Ed Tittel 09 Aug 2019
  • Anybody who works regularly with PCs knows post BIOS Upgrade beeping means trouble. I achieve a miraculous recovery, but explain what to do if a second reboot doesn't fix things by itself.

  • Insider Preview 20H1 Upgrade Follies

    Ed Tittel 07 Aug 2019
  • With the release of Build 18950 on July 31, I work through some Insider Preview 20H1 upgrade follies. The TLDR version is: watch out for cycling, and WiFi hijinks.

  • Intel RST Stymies 1903 Upgrade

    Ed Tittel 05 Aug 2019
  • Sometimes, Intel RST Stymies 1903 Upgrade. This can continue even after obsolete drivers get updated. If that happens to you, here's an easy fix.

  • Old Trick Still Kills Persistent Windows.old

    Ed Tittel 02 Aug 2019
  • As I poke around on my production PC, I remember that an old trick still kills persistent Windows.old at the command line. It kills other root-level folders, too.

  • Protecting Backup Card Proves Essential

    Ed Tittel 31 Jul 2019
  • Upon inspection, I learn that Surface Pro 3 backups have been failing since May. To fix the problem, I learn that protecting backup card proves essential.

  • KB4505903 Fixes DPC Latency Issue

    Ed Tittel 29 Jul 2019
  • When Microsoft release Version 1903 of Win10 some users reported audio issues. MS Engineer Pete Brown tweets that KB4505903 fixes DPC Latency Issue. May users confirm this fix.

  • Identify Win10 Backup Version

    Ed Tittel 26 Jul 2019
  • When looking into backup files, details information from ntoskrnl.exe can identify Win10 backup version. Here's where to find that file, and what to look for.