Windows Enterprise Desktop

July 2015

  • Driver Difficulties Return in Win10 Build 20140

    Ed Tittel 22 Jul 2015
  • For the last three builds of Windows 10 (10159, 10162, and 10166) the OS was remarkably well-behaved in installing drivers for my newest PC (a less-than-one-year-old Dell Venue 11 Pro 7139 with an ...

  • QuickTime Poses Interesting Win10 Update Issue

    Ed Tittel 20 Jul 2015
  • If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you already know I'm a big proponent of Secunia products, most notably Secunia's Personal Software Inspector (PSI, but they also have a ...

  • Are high-density servers and VDI meant to be?

    Eddie Lockhart - Site Editor 15 Jul 2015
  • In his attempt to woo his future wife in the 1985 sci-fi hit Back to the Future, George McFly flubs his pickup line, saying "I'm your density" instead of "I'm your destiny." That classic movie ...

  • Win10 Builds on Hiatus While MS Preps RTM Upgrade

    Ed Tittel 15 Jul 2015
  • Thanks to Paul Thurrott, I am now hip to Gabe Aul's additions to the Windows Insider updates to the 10166 Build Announcement post, which read as follows: Update 7/13: We’re only a couple of weeks ...

  • RelMon Shows How Drivers Get Handled During Win10 Install

    Ed Tittel 13 Jul 2015
  • For a while now, I've been speculating about what goes on with device drivers each time a new Win10 Build goes onto one of my test machines. In visiting Reliability Monitor (RelMon) this morning, I ...

  • Win10 Build 10166 Pops Up

    Ed Tittel 10 Jul 2015
  • Having been distracted by other projects for most of this week, I was pleased to have missed the latest Fast Ring release of Build 10166 by only one day. I got it fired up and running almost ...

  • First Win10 RTM Candidate Hits

    Ed Tittel 06 Jul 2015
  • As reported on lots of Windows watching sites -- WinBeta and betanews, for example -- a first Windows 10 build numbered 10176, labeled as a release candidate, has made its debut.  Most of these ...

  • Whoa! The Win10 Build "Hat Trick"

    Ed Tittel 03 Jul 2015
  • Confounding all expectations, MS followed up the wham, bam sequence of two Windows 10 builds on June 30 (10158) and July 1 (10159) with a third build yesterday (July 2: Build 10162). I'm hopeful ...

  • BAM! Here comes Win10 Build 10159

    Ed Tittel 01 Jul 2015
  • No sooner did I get Build 10158 installed than did Windows Update inform me that a new fast ring build (10159) was available. That's the smallest build ID increment I've seen so far, and the ...