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Windows Enterprise Desktop

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

Recent Posts

  • Reboot Clears Defender Error 0x80070643

    Ed Tittel 28 Jan 2020
  • I learn that a reboot clears Defender error 0x80070643 when an antimalware engine update fails to install. I also learn about the great new Microsoft Error Lookup Tool. Good stuff!

  • Windows 10 1909 Works Well

    Ed Tittel 25 Jan 2020
  • When I say Windows 10 1909 2orks well, I mean that from a Reliability Monitor standpoint 1909 shows little or nothing to complain/worry about. Good!

  • Browser Updates Require Human Intervention

    Ed Tittel 22 Jan 2020
  • Right after I learn a new Edge version is out, I realize that browser updates require human intervention. Only users (or admins) can shoulder the awesome responsibility of restarting a browser.

  • 2004 Gets New Network Status

    Ed Tittel 26 Dec 2019
  • Windows 10 2004 gets new Network Status look and info, and shows how Settings continues to supplant the Control Panel widgets.

  • Missing Secunia PSI

    Ed Tittel 24 Dec 2019
  • As I try one more time to find a reasonable replacement, once again I find myself missing Secunia PSI, the capable and comprehensive PC software scan-and-update utility that's been defunct since 2016.

  • Windows 10 2004 Gets View Optional Updates

    Ed Tittel 23 Dec 2019
  • With the latest 20H1/2004 release (Build 15636), Windows 10 2004 Gets View Optional Updates. Now users can see, select, and manage pending optional updates explicitly and directly.

  • Nirsoft USBLogView Monitors USB Events

    Ed Tittel 20 Dec 2019
  • In trying to track down a mysterious USB plug/unplug problem, I learn that Nirsoft USBLogView Monitors USB Events. Good stuff!

  • Invaluable Resource

    Ed Tittel 18 Dec 2019
  • I call invaluable resource because it grabs MS internal download components and uses them to create ISOs for most (if not all) known versions of Windows 10.