Last Thursday, Microsoft Executive VP Terry Myerson made it official in the Windows Blog: the Win10 Fall Creators Update Hits October 17.
The freeware utility LockHunter reports locked Windows files, and provides various ways to unlock or delete them. Exercise care when using the tool to avoid self-inflicted harm.
With the Fall Creators Update weeks away from public release, MS stops Insider Preview issues lists in its release notes. I hope this is only temporary.
In exploring Office 32-bit versus 64-bit versions, it seems that "small is beautiful" applies, or perhaps better guarantees of backward compatibility prevail.
In its August round-up blog post, MS Press samples Autoruns coverage in the free chapter from the Sysinternals Troubleshooting book. Good stuff!
For most command-line program's there's a PowerShell alternative. The Win10 PowerShell Chkdsk alternative is named Repair-Volume.
Once again, Ed Bott strikes gold as he explains a great Win10 Date/Time Calendar trick: fast, easy, and instantly available.
The Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset, aka DaRT, is an invaluable toolset for admins seeking remedies for Windows 10 boot or startup issues.
As Ed Bott issues Win10 report card at ZDnet, he hands out a mix of high and low marks. While there's plenty to like, there are also some things to decry.
When it comes to numbering Decimal versus Binary bytes for disk sizes, what drive manufacturers claim to deliver is more than what shows up when a drive gets mounted.
The internet is dark and full of terrors. With the HBO ransomware attack threatening to spill sensitive corporate data, IT departments must act to shield their companies.
When Win10 post-repair-install issues appear on a recently-fixed PC, I start to understand what leaving the prior install "mostly intact" means.
Thanks to the MS Learning email blast, I can report that MVA offers free Win10 security course. Over 2-1/2 hours of free video training, in fact.
When the latest cumulate update KB4032188 causes Win10 confusion, I turn to my bin full of USB flash drives for a solution. Problem solved!
For many users the secret to using MS Search effectively comes from selectively indexing file contents as well as file properties. Here's how!