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Windows 10 News
October 09, 2019
Microsoft attempts to stamp out printing issues that originated from a faulty out-of-band patch for an Internet Explorer zero-day.
September 11, 2019
Microsoft issues fixes for 79 unique vulnerabilities, including three public disclosures, as part of its monthly security updates.
August 16, 2019
The two latest Windows security vulnerabilities reiterate the importance for IT admins to stay diligent when updating and managing an organization's operating system.
August 14, 2019
Administrators weighed down by news of the BlueKeep vulnerability will have to contend with a similar bug some are calling DejaBlue.
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Device Manager can be extremely useful if you know how to use it properly. Understand how to access and use Device Manager in Windows 10 to manage device drivers and more. Continue Reading
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There are a lot of options for antivirus software for Windows 10, so it's important to know what to look for. Here are some top considerations to think about before deciding. Continue Reading
IT professionals should learn the fundamental differences in feature sets between third-party security tools for Windows 10 and the native options Microsoft provides. Continue Reading
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Organizations deploying Windows 10 must choose between multiple Windows 10 OS editions. Delve into the different features that each edition offers to find the best fit. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
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. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Windows 10 Issues
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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. Continue Reading
More odd USB-C symptoms manifest for a hinky device on a test PC: dwm.exe (Windows Desktop Windows Manager) crashes 9 times for each incident. Continue Reading
A Windows 10 unattended installation can help IT immensely. One of the key steps along the way is creating an answer file, which includes understanding the Windows Setup workflow. Continue Reading