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Looking for information about system power states on a PC to resolve Win10 sleep issues make Sleepstudy worthwhile. The Powercfg command uses this option to produce an info-packed report.
A backup drive goes missing after a recent feature upgrade. I decide a stuck rocker switch means new drive dock is needed for reliable backup.
In the past month, Windows 10 versions from 1803 forward have gotten a new update option. In fact, understanding Win10 WU Download and install now option should ease many admins' and users' update ...
The Win10 May 2019 Update features Recommended Troubleshooting. This lets the OS automate troubleshooting, and promises to increase Win10 stability and reliability.
Despite a May 6 claim of more-or-less general availability, so-called May 2019 Update general availability still leaves PCs out of the automatic upgrade proffer that clicking "Check for updates" is ...
When Reliability Monitor reports an error for Intel-related storage stuff, the Intel Driver Support Assistant proves helpful and quickly gets me to a new (and working) storage driver.
After waiting 10 days in vain for WU to offer, Production PC gets 1903 upgrade when I manually resort to the Update Assistant instead. Spoiler alert: the upgrade has a happy ending!
Because PowerShell clears stale Printer objects quickly and easily, checks and cleanups are worth integrating into routine system maintenance activities.
If you get caught in a recent WU snafu, certain recent Windows 10 Updates kill built-in restore facility that makes use of restore points. MS offers a workaround, but it's classified as a "known ...
For those contemplating the possible disappearance of familiar and sometimes beloved built-ins, I explain how to Rescue old Windows 10 applications from oblivion.
Current builds for Windows 10 1809 seem uncommonly stable. In fact, I see a perfect Win10 Relimon score 10 days straight through today, and for 21 of the past 30 days.
As I learn that PowerShell handles Windows 10 Restore Points nicely, I also observe that related cmdlets present their data in more friendly, readable form than does the VSSADMIN command. Good stuff!
Possibly because a new servicing stack update (SSU) is required to make it work, users must invariably install KB4494441 CU twice to get to Build 17768.503. Very interesting!
When examining Windows 10 ETL files, you'll see a lot of them sometimes. If they take up a lot of (or too much) disk space, it's OK to whack them. Here's how . . .
Checking up on the number released so far in 2019, I find myself musing that Nvidia driver update frequency is too high for those who don't need bleeding/leading-edge game tweaks.