Windows Enterprise Desktop

November 2019

  • Thanksgiving Break 2019

    Ed Tittel 25 Nov 2019
  • I'll be taking this week off from blogging, so I'll wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous long holiday weekend instead. Cheers!

  • 1909 Gets Generic Keys

    Ed Tittel 22 Nov 2019
  • 1909 gets generic keys for all versions: these are helpful during installation because they allow it to proceed to completion without requiring activation (or a valid Windows 10 key).

  • Microsoft Teams Jumps to 20M Active Users

    Ed Tittel 20 Nov 2019
  • When MS Teams jumps to 20M active users monthly, that confirms my own personal experience: Teams is easy to learn, fun to use, and truly boosts productivity.

  • Post Upgrade Windows 10 Update Assistant Cleanup

    Ed Tittel 18 Nov 2019
  • For those who use this tool, a post upgrade Windows 10 Update Assistant cleanup is a good idea. You'll free up 20+ MB of disk space, lose an unneeded root level folder, and be ready for next time.

  • USB iPhone Link-Up Causes BSOD

    Ed Tittel 15 Nov 2019
  • On a desktop running 18363.476, a USB iPhone link-up causes BSOD each time I try to plug it in. Basic diagnosis indicates a driver problem of some kind, so I switch to another PC for the time being.

  • Windows 10 1909 Is Here

    Ed Tittel 13 Nov 2019
  • Ready or not, Windows 10 1909 is here. It's a suprisingly fast and easy upgrade, more like a Cumulative Update (CU) than previous Feature Upgrades. Power users and admins alike should jump on this ...

  • Nirsoft Releases Windows Update History Viewer

    Ed Tittel 11 Nov 2019
  • Given that Nirsoft releases Windows Update History Viewer (free software), Windows 10 power users and admins alike will want to take this informative tool for a spin.

  • Debugging Win10 Explorer Crashes

    Ed Tittel 08 Nov 2019
  • While debugging Win10 Explorer crashes on my production PC, I learn it's a mistake to double-click PowerToys. I should be right-clicking inside File Explorer instead. Sigh.

  • Build 19018 Kills Disk Cleanup Downloads Item

    Ed Tittel 06 Nov 2019
  • Insider Preview Build 19018 kills Disk Cleanup Downloads item, but there are still many ways to scratch that particular itch, if you want to. Me, I periodically sweep older downloads into my ...

  • RAW Win10 Disk Report Thankfully Transitory

    Ed Tittel 04 Nov 2019
  • When a RAW Win10 Disk reports itself in Explorer and dskchk, I immediately reboot my system. Fortunately, that cures the problem. Otherwise, more serious repairs -- discussed herein -- become ...

  • Recycle Bin Explorer Use

    Ed Tittel 01 Nov 2019
  • With a little bit of special knowledge and understanding, Recycle Bin Explorer use is dead simple and pretty informative. Check it out!