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  • MS Opens Its Update Catalog to Non-IE Browsers

    Ed Tittel 17 Oct 2016
  • Until recently one had to use IE to access its Update Catalog. Now that MS opens its Update Catalog to non-IE browsers, use whatever you like.

  • Cleanup 3.99 TB from 500GB Drive!

    Ed Tittel 12 Oct 2016
  • After installing Update KB3194798, Cleanmgr.exe offers to cleanup 3.99 TB in Windows Update files. The explanation is interesting, and the cleanup lengthy.

  • RegEdit Gets Address Bar

    Ed Tittel 10 Oct 2016
  • For tweaking Windows, nothing beats the Registry Editor. In Insider Preview 14942, RegEdit gets address bar for easy access to entire key strings.

  • Windows Updates: CAB vs MSU Files

    Ed Tittel 07 Oct 2016
  • Sometimes, Microsoft releases out-of-band updates outside the Windows Update service through its Update Catalog. That's when understanding CAB vs MSU files helps.

  • Repeat Cumulative Updates Need Cleanup

    Ed Tittel 05 Oct 2016
  • Microsoft pushed out 3 cumulative updates that hit my PCs in September. They appeared on 9/1, 9/13, and 9/26. After the third one came through at month's end, I found myself thinking: "I wonder if ...