Windows Enterprise Desktop

June 2015

  • Win10 Build 10158 Lookin' Good

    Ed Tittel 30 Jun 2015
  • Upon my return to the office after a week off this morning, I discovered the latest (and probably last) build before the upcoming 7/29 RTM for Windows 10 was available. The first install went ...

  • Windows Driver Upgrade Tricks

    Ed Tittel 18 Jun 2015
  • Over the years, I've always struggled with some Windows drivers that prove more tricky or difficult to install than others. This goes double for those devices whose vendors provide installable ...

  • Is the Ask Toolbar Malware? Maybe Yes, Maybe No...

    Ed Tittel 15 Jun 2015
  • Over the weekend, I saw an interesting news item on the Windows 10 Forums. Entitled "Ask Toolbar gets the banhammer on Windows," it observes that "the Ask Toolbar is a bad thing that nobody wants ...

  • Working Around Win10/8 Gotchas

    Ed Tittel 12 Jun 2015
  • What with running two Win10 test machines -- a desktop and tablet/convertible -- I've been banging up against the limits of this new software from time to time, and have had to refurbish some ...

  • Welcome to Windows (10) World!

    Ed Tittel 10 Jun 2015
  • When the Win10 flag showed up on my Windows 8.1 machines, perforce I signed up for the upgrade, knowing that I must track the latest and greatest of Windows OSes no matter what. I've read various ...

  • Stealth Update Brings Win10 Upgrade Offer to Win7&8 Users

    Ed Tittel 03 Jun 2015
  • Two days ago a strange little Windows flag icon appeared in the notification bar on my Windows 8.1 PCs. A quick mouse-over on the icon produced the text "Get Windows 10." An equally quick click ...

  • Refresh/Recimg.exe Gone Missing in Win10

    Ed Tittel 01 Jun 2015
  • If you've been reading this blog lately, you've seen my recent discovery that duplicate or outmoded drivers in the Windows 10 DriverStore can unnecessarily bulk up the size of the RecoveryImage ...