Windows Enterprise Desktop

October 2017

  • Turn Off IE Edge Ad

    Ed Tittel 30 Oct 2017
  • For Creators Update versions of Win10 you can turn off IE Edge ad with a simple group policy edit tweak.

  • Fixing Win10 Volsnap.sys Issues

    Ed Tittel 27 Oct 2017
  • With the right ingredients, fixing Win10 Volsnap.sys issues turns out to be both quick and simple.

  • Win10 ISO Mount Trick

    Ed Tittel 25 Oct 2017
  • When double-clicking an ISO file in Windows Explorer fails to mount it as a virtual disk drive, a Win10 ISO mount trick is necessary (and described herein).

  • Rolling Build 1709 Out

    Ed Tittel 23 Oct 2017
  • When it comes to rolling Build 1709 out, admins and power users will find lots of options available to upgrade Win10 PCs. The phased rollout is rolling faster, too.

  • Win10 Build 1709 Unleashed

    Ed Tittel 17 Oct 2017
  • With the Win10 Build 1709 unleashed on 10/17/17, there's no reason for IT pros not to grab and install a copy so they can kick the tires and start thinking about migration.

  • Fall Creators Update Gets Simultaneous ADK

    Ed Tittel 16 Oct 2017
  • For Windows 10, the Fall Creators Update Gets Simultaneous ADK (Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit) access when the new release goes live on October 17.

  • Build 1709 Gains Easier Update Log Access

    Ed Tittel 13 Oct 2017
  • The next upcoming Win10 release Build 1709 gains easier Update log access, thanks to automatic symbol resolution for event trace log files.

  • Will IT ever untie from legacy systems?

    Alyssa Provazza - Editorial Director 13 Oct 2017
  • Digital transformation shouldn't just mean loosening ties with old systems. IT departments and businesses themselves must get out of their comfort zones, invest in cloud services and focus on user ...

  • Dropped Drive Drops Access

    Ed Tittel 11 Oct 2017
  • When an mSATA SSD in a small USB 3 enclosure accidentally hits the floor, I learn that a dropped drive drops access, too.

  • New Reflect Needs New Rescue Media

    Ed Tittel 09 Oct 2017
  • With a new major version out, Macrium's new Reflect needs new Rescue Media. Don't forget to update existing such media, or to create fresh new media.