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Windows Enterprise Desktop

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

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  • China Says No Mo Windows or PCs Starting 2022

    Ed Tittel 09 Dec 2019
  • China Says No Mo Windows or PCs Starting 2022, meaning that it won't use non-Chinese software or OSes after that date. Can the Communist Party order up a new OS that fast? We'll see.

  • Customizing New Win10 Laptop

    Ed Tittel 06 Dec 2019
  • After plunking down some hard-earned cash on Black Friday, I find myself customizing new Win10 laptop -- a Lenovo X390 Yoga -- for "the Boss" to replace her 2011/2012 mini-ITX desktop.

  • Windows Graphics Card Reset Key Sequence

    Ed Tittel 04 Dec 2019
  • If all you see on your Windows PC is a black screen, possibly with a white cursor, it's always a good idea to try the Windows graphics card reset key sequence Ctrl+Shift+Win+B.

  • Transferrus Interruptus Resumes in Win10

    Ed Tittel 02 Dec 2019
  • When I accidentally trip over (and disconnect) a USB drive during a ginormous file copy session, I learn that Transferrus Interruptus Resumes in Win10 (things picked up where they were interrupted, ...

  • Thanksgiving Break 2019

    Ed Tittel 25 Nov 2019
  • I'll be taking this week off from blogging, so I'll wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous long holiday weekend instead. Cheers!

  • 1909 Gets Generic Keys

    Ed Tittel 22 Nov 2019
  • 1909 gets generic keys for all versions: these are helpful during installation because they allow it to proceed to completion without requiring activation (or a valid Windows 10 key).

  • Microsoft Teams Jumps to 20M Active Users

    Ed Tittel 20 Nov 2019
  • When MS Teams jumps to 20M active users monthly, that confirms my own personal experience: Teams is easy to learn, fun to use, and truly boosts productivity.

  • Post Upgrade Windows 10 Update Assistant Cleanup

    Ed Tittel 18 Nov 2019
  • For those who use this tool, a post upgrade Windows 10 Update Assistant cleanup is a good idea. You'll free up 20+ MB of disk space, lose an unneeded root level folder, and be ready for next time.

  • USB iPhone Link-Up Causes BSOD

    Ed Tittel 15 Nov 2019
  • On a desktop running 18363.476, a USB iPhone link-up causes BSOD each time I try to plug it in. Basic diagnosis indicates a driver problem of some kind, so I switch to another PC for the time being.

  • Windows 10 1909 Is Here

    Ed Tittel 13 Nov 2019
  • Ready or not, Windows 10 1909 is here. It's a suprisingly fast and easy upgrade, more like a Cumulative Update (CU) than previous Feature Upgrades. Power users and admins alike should jump on this ...