Desktop operating systems
- June 01, 2018
When I first saw the news, I was stunned. But on further analysis, AdDuplex-based Win10 uptake projections mostly bogus, reflecting an incomplete and off-kilter subset of the user base.
- April 25, 2018
The Windows Insider Skip Ahead Preview, aka Skippy Shows Off Lean Win10 Edition as a new SKU pops up in Build 17650.
- April 23, 2018
Based on the content of the Edge Welcome screen in Build 17134, it seems pretty safe to proclaim that Build 1803 Equals April Update.
- April 17, 2018
After some confusing messaging about whether Remote Desktop Session Host would be in Windows Server 2019, Microsoft said the role will in fact be coming to the preview and official release.
- April 02, 2018
Myerson's farewell reveals interesting Win10 stats -- specifically that the total number of Win10 users is closing in on 700M with 15M members in the Windows Insider program.
- March 12, 2018
If you know how to interrogate the right Insider Preview release, it confirms that 1803 equals Spring Creators Update. Here's how to check for yourself.
- February 07, 2018
In a surprising twist, Microsoft does away with standalone Windows 10 S. Instead, Windows 10 gets S Modes for most consumer (and Education) versions.
- February 02, 2018
According to several sources now, the Windows 10 count finally exceeds Windows 7 from both USA and global perspectives.
- January 05, 2018
Because KB4056892 fixes critical Win10 security bugs, admins and deployment teams should get this one out to all Win10 PCs ASAP.
- December 29, 2017
As Dickens said: "It was the best of times; it was the worst of times." Windows 10 for 2017 was surely a mixed bag.
- December 06, 2017
To provide more information about the program and its releases, Windows 10 Insider Preview gets Flight Hub website.
- November 15, 2017
A Windows 10 migration can set IT pros shaking in their boots, especially because the transition often comes with hang-ups around compatibility, hardware updates and more.
- November 08, 2017
In looking at Win10 Desktop Marketshare Nov17 I see two things: 1. Netmarketshare appears to under-report Win10 numbers, and 2. Win10 should pass Win7 very soon.
- October 11, 2017
When an mSATA SSD in a small USB 3 enclosure accidentally hits the floor, I learn that a dropped drive drops access, too.
- September 13, 2017
As I write this post, some 9 of 10 Insider Preview installs are failing. Thus my status report: Insider Preview 16288 failing more than succeeding.