Windows Enterprise Desktop

March 2019

  • Win10 1903 Policy Handles Automatic Updates and Restarts

    Ed Tittel 26 Mar 2019
  • A new Win10 1903 policy handles Automatic Updates and Restarts. Here's how to find, enable, and manipulate its settings.

  • KB4465065 Offers New Microcode Fixes

    Ed Tittel 25 Mar 2019
  • KB4465065 offers new microcode fixes for intel CPUs. The operative question is always "What's the performance hit?" For me, it's negligible across a broad range of CPUs.

  • Win10 ComputerName Generation

    Ed Tittel 22 Mar 2019
  • When one of my PCs disappears from the network I realize I've fallen victim to Win10 ComputerName generation during a recent clean install. So, I research the rules whereby such names are made.

  • Praising Voidtools Everything

    Ed Tittel 15 Mar 2019
  • Praising Voidtools Everything is easy because it's the fastest, most capable and most convenient Windows search tool around. In troubleshooting an install issue yesterday, it really showed itself ...

  • Win10 Compact OS for Conventional HDs

    Ed Tittel 14 Mar 2019
  • If you, or any of your users, boot from a conventional (spinning) hard disk, look into Win10 Compact OS capabilities. This can deliver space and performance gains on such PCs.

  • Say Bye Bye Adobe Shockwave

    Ed Tittel 13 Mar 2019
  • With EOL coming on April 9, 2019, it's time to say bye bye Adobe Shockwave Player for Windows.

  • When LinkedIn Posts Fail

    Ed Tittel 13 Mar 2019
  • When LinkedIn posts fail I turn to Twitter for help and find someone to communicate with immediately. Nothing seems to work, but I log in this morning and it's all fixed.