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March 31, 2013  8:50 PM

Don’t Forget Windows 8 “Health Check”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

In Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a canned report from the built-in Windows Performance Monitor -- renamed to the Resource and Performance Monitor -- sometimes known as the Windows "Health Check" or "Health Report." From a search box or the command line, you can enter perfmon /report...

March 29, 2013  9:28 PM

MS Bows to the Market, Alters Win8 Specs to Permit 7″ Tablets



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

A recent spate of stories on the Web (The Verge,

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March 26, 2013  6:15 PM

Demise of the Win8 Desktop Highly Unlikely, Rumors Nothwithstanding



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

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March 24, 2013  11:04 PM

RDP Imposes Some Gotchas on Remote Win8 Computing



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

My home office set-up includes a pair of 27" Dell monitors (2707 WFPs) on my primary production desktop. I say this by way of explaining why one of my favorite working techniques is to stay logged into that machine, and to use Remote Desktop Connection (and the RDP protocol) to reach out from that...


March 22, 2013  7:33 PM

A Recovery UFD Plus Refresh Image For Ultimate Win8 Restore Capability



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Windows 8 includes a Control Panel widget called "Create a recovery drive," that you can use to create a USB flash drive to boot up and repair your system should anything go wrong with the boot or system partitions. And if your PC includes a custom-built recovery partition (something you'll have...


March 20, 2013  6:50 PM

Worth Considering: Paul Thurrott Praises the Win8 Desktop



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

There's a terrific piece over on Paul Thurrott's Supersite for Windows that posted yesterday, entitled "In Praise of the Windows 8 Desktop." In that story, he...


March 17, 2013  10:33 PM

RecImgManager Shows Its Real Abilities In Win8



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

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March 15, 2013  3:21 PM

What Makes Sense for a Real Work-Worthy Windows 8 Tablet?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
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March 15, 2013  2:27 PM

OK, I get it now: musings on the Prometric Cyber Security Essentials…



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Mistakenly posted to the wrong blog (my apologies): find the real article over at my...


March 13, 2013  4:11 PM

Patch Tuesday Brings Numerous Updates to Windows



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I know I'm busy, busy, busy when Patch Tuesday takes me by surprise, and that's what happened to me yesterday. Between phone calls galore, and catch-up from a long family weekend, I wasn't necessarily ready to go haring after Windows Updates. But, ready or not, there it was and I've been digging in...


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