Windows Enterprise Desktop

Windows 10

  • Customizing New Win10 Laptop

    Ed Tittel 06 Dec 2019
  • After plunking down some hard-earned cash on Black Friday, I find myself customizing new Win10 laptop -- a Lenovo X390 Yoga -- for "the Boss" to replace her 2011/2012 mini-ITX desktop.

  • Windows Graphics Card Reset Key Sequence

    Ed Tittel 04 Dec 2019
  • If all you see on your Windows PC is a black screen, possibly with a white cursor, it's always a good idea to try the Windows graphics card reset key sequence Ctrl+Shift+Win+B.

  • Transferrus Interruptus Resumes in Win10

    Ed Tittel 02 Dec 2019
  • When I accidentally trip over (and disconnect) a USB drive during a ginormous file copy session, I learn that Transferrus Interruptus Resumes in Win10 (things picked up where they were interrupted, ...

  • 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!

  • Autopilot Gets Oct 22 False Alarm Update

    Ed Tittel 30 Oct 2019
  • MS Autopilot gets Oct 22 false alarm Update as it shows up on some Windows 10 Home and Enterprise PCs where Autopilot is not in play. The update fails with no negative side effects, thank goodness.